December 2017
Mercy Advancement E-Newsletter
Merry Christmas
May the love, joy and peace of Christmas fill your hearts and homes and may 2018 be richly blessed for you and your family. We pray for you and ask you to pray for Mercy at this holy time.
Thank You!

Thank you for your support! Many generous donors have made an immediate difference at Mercy. Stop by and see the renovated concession stand, pool repairs and flags, furniture in the AMES room and new language lab.
Honor an Educator

We invite you to recognize an outstanding educator to express your appreciation for those at Mercy who have made a difference in your life! Complete this tribute card along with your gift by December 31, 2017 and during Catholic Schools Week 2018, we will surprise them with your words of appreciation. You may complete a Tribute Card for former or present faculty and staff. Your Tribute Gift will help our Annual Fund. Gifts to the Annual Fund assist campus operating costs, tuition assistance, scholarships, specialized academic programs and highly trained faculty and teaching staff.

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Broadcasting Cameras Project

Mercy High School is in need of two video cameras and their accessories including tripods, microphones, switchers and memory cards. Our current cameras are over 10 years old and have stopped working. Some have no sound, while others create an image where the subject is transparent.

The cameras are utilized during the school year by many students in a multitude of ways:

  • Broadcasting classes
  • Time-lapse videos of of the stage crew building the sets for all productions
  • Filming of student performances
  • Filming of assemblies
Qualified Charitable Distribution or IRA Charitable Rollover and Gift of Stock

If you have attained age 70 1/2 and you have an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), you may distribute up to $100,000 tax free from your IRA to Mercy High School without including the distribution in your income.  Click here for more information. The rules applicable to Qualified Charitable Distribution are very specific, please consult your tax advisor.

Gift of Stock - To make a gift of stock to Mercy High School, please contact the Advancement Office at 248-893-3582 with the following information: Your name and contact information; the name of the company/stock; ticker symbol; number of shares and approximate date of transfer. This information will allow us to identify you with the transfer and have the proceeds directed to the appropriate Mercy High School fund.
Your Gifts are Appreciated

We thank all of our donors for the generosity and support of Mercy High School. With the end of the calendar year nearly upon us there is still time to make your tax deductible donation to Mercy. Visit today. 

All gifts are appreciated and make a difference at the school we love. Gifts to the Annual Fund, Tuition Assistance, special projects, stock, Charitable IRA rollover, recurring monthly gifts...all ensure that Mercy maintains the excellent learning environment that is a hallmark of a Mercy education. Thank you for your support!
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