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Bama Welsey is grateful for the support of our alumni, parents of students, and other supporters who give financially to the ministry enabling us to reach the campus, reach the city, and reach the world. Bama Wesley is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all donations are fully tax-deductible. If you’d like more information on giving, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Giving to Bama Wesley online is an easy, secure way to support the ministry. Our secure system allows you to give a one-time or recurring gift that goes directly to supporting the mission and ministry of Wesley, and allows you to view your donation history and initiate a new gift or update a recurring one at any time. To give online, click here.
Give by Cash or Check
If you’d like to give by cash or check, we can receive those gifts in our office. You may also mail your donation to:
ATTN: Campus Ministry Administration
505 9th St.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Gifts may be given by electronic check/ACH transfer using our online system described above.
What’s the best way to give?
We often get asked whether it’s preferable to give by cash/check, credit/debit card, or bank transfer/ACH. While we are happy to accept donations using whatever means is most convenient for you, our lowest processing costs come from cash/check (with no processing costs) and bank transfer/ACH (with a flat rate of $0.25 per transaction regardless of amount). Credit/debit card transactions incur a transaction fee of 2.15% + $0.30.
If you’d like to ensure that 100% of your donation goes toward Wesley’s mission and ministry, when donating by credit/debit card or ACH our online giving system provides the option to increase your donation to cover these processing fees. If you have questions about these fees, please contact email@example.com.
Amazon Smile is an easy way to support Bama Wesley with every purchase you make on Amazon.com. You still receive the same prices, shipping, and other benefits you’re used to on Amazon, and a portion of every purchase will automatically go to Wesley. Click here to get started and, if you use the Google Chrome browser, use the Amazon Smile Redirect extension to be sure you are automatically directed to the Amazon Smile site when shopping on Amazon. (Note: the Amazon Smile Redirect extension and Google Chrome are maintained by third-party developers and listed here for convenience, and are not endorsed or supported by Bama Wesley.)
Gifts from Churches, Sunday School Classes, and Other Groups
As the United Methodist Campus Ministry to The University of Alabama, Bama Wesley is proud to partner with churches, Sunday School classes, and other groups. For local United Methodist churches, we want to be your college ministry and represent you on campus. For churches – whether United Methodist or otherwise – outside of the Tuscaloosa area, your financial support of Bama Wesley is a great way to continue to support your students that have come to Alabama.
If you’re interested in partnering financially with Bama Wesley, the best way to do so is by including us as a line item in your missions (or equivalent) budget with a regular disbursement. Alternatively, if you’d like to support specific projects and other needs as they arise, we’d be happy to discuss what those options might entail.
For more details and to let us know you’d like to partner with us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Less Common Ways of Giving
Stocks, Bonds, Property, and Other Non-Monetary Gifts
In general, it is the policy of Bama Wesley to request that stocks, bonds, property, and other non-monetary gifts be sold at a competitive rate and the proceeds donated to Bama Wesley using one of the methods listed above. However, we are happy to discuss these types of gifts with you further and, if necessary, involve your financial advisor and the North Alabama United Methodist Foundation (which
Bama Wesley is honored to be considered as a part of your estate planning. By including Wesley as a beneficiary of your estate, you are able to leave a legacy on the campus of The University of Alabama that will ensure that students for generations to
Bama Wesley is happy to partner with corporate entities as part of their philanthropic efforts and, as a 501(c)(3), can provide documentation of your generosity for tax purposes. If your business would like to contribute to Bama Wesley’s mission and ministry, please email email@example.com.