As we confront current challenges and prepare to serve future generations, we know that the generosity of our benefactors will continue to make a difference. That is why we invite your consideration of a planned gift to support Lancaster Catholic High School.
Any investment in Lancaster Catholic becomes a long-term investment. Gifts flow directly to the young people served while they are students, and help form the faith-based, academic foundation that prepares our young men and women for a lifetime built upon their formative high school years.
If you are interested in learning more about making a contribution to Lancaster Catholic through a bequest, estate planning or annuities, please contact Mary Jo Yarris.
Saint Catherine Society
The Saint Catherine Society honors the individuals who, through their planned and estate gifts, have made a significant commitment to Lancaster Catholic High School. The Society expresses Catholic High's abiding gratitude for those persons who endorse its heritage and traditions and who have provided philanthropic support to ensure that generations to come will enjoy the benefits of a Lancaster Catholic education.
Members of the Saint Catherine Society have created a legacy that will extend their generosity into the future, confident that the value and assets developed during their lifetime are passed on according to their wishes and desires. With little or no current financial impact on the individual, this caring act may result in the largest and most lasting gift one can possibly make to the school. The lives that are touched at Catholic High, and the potential they hold, can be a lasting legacy.
Including Lancaster Catholic as a beneficiary of your estate is a simple process. To ease the process for you, we crafted the following language so that it can be sent directly to your attorney for inclusion in your will.
“I give and bequeath _____ percent of my residuary estate, after all payments of all debts, claims, expenses and taxes, to Lancaster Catholic High School, 650 Juliette Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601, a not-for-profit organization, organized and existing under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as an unrestricted gift for its general purposes.”
“I bequeath the sum of $______ to Lancaster Catholic High School, 650 Juliette Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601, a not-for-profit organization, organized and existing under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as an unrestricted gift for its general purposes.”
Your attorney or financial adviser can provide you more information.
Endowed and Named Scholarship Opportunities
Endowment funds ensure Lancaster Catholic High School's future as an institution of the highest quality. The endowment fund at Lancaster Catholic is used to support the mission of the school by providing tuition scholarships through interest accrued each year. In an effort to continue to grow our endowment, we are encouraging donors to contact Lancaster Catholic about setting up an endowment fund, or alumni classes to follow in the footsteps of the Classes of 1955, 1957 and 1958 by setting up an endowment fund in honor of your class. No gift is too small when it helps to provide an education to a student at Lancaster Catholic.