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BISHOP McNAMARA HIGH SCHOOLA Catholic, Holy Cross, Coeducational, College Preparatory School for Grades 9-12

The 1964 Society: Planned Giving

Honoring the founding year of Bishop McNamara High School, The 1964 Society allows generous benefactors to give with the greatest impact and in the easiest way - include Bishop McNamara High School in your will or estate plans through planned giving.  

These type of gifts - including wills, trusts, retirement plans, real estate, and insurance policies - are a wonderful way to ensure that the school’s mission to educate hearts and minds in a dynamic, inclusive Catholic school community rooted in the Holy Cross tradition will be carried on well into the future.

To learn how your legacy can transform the trajectory of Bishop McNamara students for generations to come, please contact Ms. Sandy Mammano, Director of Development, at (301)735-8401, ext. 295.


Make a quick and easy gift Simply write a check now An income tax deduction and immediate impact for Bishop McNamara
Secure a fixed income while avoiding market risks Establish a charitable gift annuity Tax benefits and often a higher rate of income from assets 
Defer a gift until after your lifetime Add a bequest to Bishop McNamara in your will Estate tax deduction and you keep assets in your name during your lifetime 
Maximize heirs’ inheritance while benefiting Bishop McNamara Name Bishop McNamara as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, leave other assets to your family Reduced estate and income tax
Avoid tax on capital gains Give Appreciated stock or bond held over one year Income tax deduction and avoidance of capital gains tax
Share your enjoyment of a collection or other personal items of value Donate tangible personal property related to Bishop McNamara’s educational mission A charitable deduction based on the full fair market value of the item(s)
Make a large gift with little cost Give all or a percentage of your real estate to Bishop McNamara  An income tax deduction, plus elimination of capital gains tax

Holy Cross - Cross and Anchor in gold

We shall always place education side by side with instruction; the mind will not be cultivated at the expense of the heart. -Blessed Father Basil Moreau,Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross