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Many donors say they wish they could do more to help Narrow Ridge. We may be able to work with you to create a gift that maximizes your intentions. Here are some of the ways to make a gift to Narrow Ridge.

Cash or check donation is the simplest form of gift to make. You can either make a one-time donation or give monthly. Gifts can be made by mail by sending them to Narrow Ridge Center, 1936 Liberty Hill Rd, Washburn, TN 37888.

Online donations can be made on this website by clicking “Donate” button in the upper right corner of the main menu. Donations can be made via PayPal or credit card and can be a one-time or monthly donation.

Auto-draft donations enable you to make one-time or monthly donations directly from your financial institution to Narrow Ridge via Individual ACH Authorization or Bill Pay. Particularly when making monthly donations, auto-draft makes donating easy and eliminates the need to remember to send the payment(s) you wish to make. Ask your financial institution about how you can set up an auto-draft donation to Narrow Ridge. 

Evergreen donations are monthly donations that provide a firm foundation for Narrow Ridge to build and depend on. Evergreen donations can be made via cash, check, auto-draft, or online (see above). 

Securities or stocks held more than one year that have gone up in value make extremely effective gifts. The donor is entitled to deductions for the fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift, plus you pay no tax on the capital gain value of the gift shares.

A bequest is a provision in your will naming Narrow Ridge as a recipient of a part of your estate. It is flexible and easy. Legacy gifts are gifts that anyone can offer. You do not need to be wealthy! A bequest may be for a specific dollar amount, a percentage or fraction of your estate, or it may take the form of a trust. The taxable amount of your estate is reduced by the value of any charitable bequests.

Retirement Funds naming Narrow Ridge as a beneficiary of all or part of an IRA or qualified retirement plan could achieve both estate and income tax savings.

The information above is intended to provide general information, not legal or tax advice. Narrow Ridge encourages you to consult your lawyer or accountant before entering into any planned giving arrangement. Narrow Ridge Center, Inc. is qualified as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible, as allowed by the law.