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“…All I have and call my own, you have given all to me. To you Lord, I return it…”

In the spirit of the Suscipe Prayer by St. Ignatius of Loyola, we invite you to consider what God has given to you and how a portion might benefit others. Donations to Ignatius House make focused, charitable programs possible for those in hardship, for those recovering from addiction or homelessness, for recent immigrants rebuilding their lives, for responsible environmental care, and more. Help the full mission flourish with a gift to Ignatius House operations. We invite you to direct your gift to a particular program or allow us to determine where it is needed most. Thank you.

At least 33% of mission revenues will come from generous donors,
like you.

Although Catholic, Ignatius House receives no sustaining funds from the Vatican, Society of Jesus (“Jesuits”) or the Archdiocese of Atlanta. We never want to turn away anyone of any faith who seeks new closeness with God. Help us support one another through life’s major milestones and big questions.

Your gift can:

  • fund the Niel Jarreau, SJ Scholarship Fund for retreatants in financial hardship.
  • help those in transitional housing find hope through the Ignatian Spirituality Project at Ignatius House.
  • give focus to low-income teens who are discerning their futures.
  • underwrite free programs that promote Christian spirituality and interfaith dialogue.
  • support the Jesuits through their vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience to a mission defined by the Pope.
  • maintain the serenity of 20 forested acres for all to enjoy.
  • foster an environment that allows all areas of the organization to function at their fullest.
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Give and Maximize Your Budget

Online or By Mail

Make a one-time, monthly gift, or pledge payment online.

Donate

By mail, make checks payable and address to:

Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center
ATTN: Development
6700 Riverside Dr. NW
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

 

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Tara La Bouff

Director of Development & Communication

Submit a personal inquiry about charitable gift options or recognition.

Securities

Gifts of stock, bonds, and marketable securities to Ignatius House may provide tax benefits to you. Receive a tax deduction for the full market value and avoid capital gains tax.

Such gifts are processed for Ignatius House via Truist Financial Services. For assistance and documentation ahead of transfers, contact:

Charles Wellborn
Truist Wealth
404.813.8433
DL.AKEY.WellbornGroup[at]truist.com

Truist will not accept money markets and/or cash reserve funds in-kind. If applicable, please liquidate and send as cash.

 

Retirement Distributions & Rollovers

If you are 70 ½ or older, you may be able to lower your taxable income by transferring required minimum distributions or IRA withdrawals to Ignatius House.

Legacy Giving

Make a donation or honor a loved one with a gift to the Ignatius House Endowment Fund, managed by the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia.

A gift to the Endowment is a wonderful way to leave a lasting imprint. Endowment funds are responsibly invested in accordance with Catholic social teaching, and grow to provide valuable, dependable income to Ignatius House as funds mature.

Give to the Endowment

You will be redirected to the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia.

 

Insurance Benefits, Bequests

Support Ignatius House by naming the organization as a (partial or full) beneficiary of life insurance plans, retirement accounts, and/or estate plans. Simply request a “change of beneficiary form” from your provider and write “Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center” as a beneficiary designation. Leave a powerful legacy with no impact to your lifetime income.

Ignatius House is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt subordinate organization of the Roman Catholic Church of the United States. GEN #0928. EIN #58-0862903. Contact development@ignatiushouse.org with further inquiries.