What is a Recurring Gift?
A recurring gift is a monthly, ongoing, specific gift amount determined by a donor that is charged to a donor’s credit card. Your recurring gifts will be a dependable source of support that Maine Medical Center, The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital or the Maine Children’s Cancer Program can count on throughout the year.
How do I sign up for a recurring gift?
You may sign up through the online giving form or by calling the Development Department at (207) 662-2683. Donations are ongoing until the donor requests a stop to the donation or a specific end date can be requested at the time of sign up.
When is the donation charged?
Recurring gifts are charged at the beginning of the month, usually between the 1st and the 6th of the month.
What are the benefits of a recurring gift?
Spreading your support out throughout the year will help with personal budgeting and allow you to support your favorite charity without having to remember deadlines or tax season donations. It is cost-effective, convenient and flexible. You may change your monthly donation anytime to fit your budget.
What is a Miracle Maker?
A Miracle Maker is a monthly donor to the Children’s Miracle Network to support The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Most Miracle Makers sign up to support the hospital during the annual Children’s Miracle Network Telethon or Radiothon, however you may sign up to become a Miracle Maker anytime. The minimum donation for a Miracle Maker is $10 a month. You may also sign up to become a monthly donor to the Maine Medical Center’s Annual Fund or the Maine Children’s Cancer Program.
Is this type of gift tax deductible? How do I get a receipt?
Yes, the donation is tax deductible. You will receive a receipt in January or February of the following year for the previous tax year encompassing all donations made between January 1 and December 31. You will only receive a receipt once a year for the corresponding previous tax year.
Sample monthly donations:
$10 a month = $120 a year
$20 a month = $240 a year
$50 a month = $600 a year
$100 a month = $1,200 a year