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No matter how you choose to show your support for SBLC, you will be helping to make a change in your community.

SBLC relies on your support to provide services to our adult learners, each of whom is on a journey to a brighter future by furthering their education. Become a part of this important mission today and join our team of hardworking and dedicated supporters.

 

Legacy Builders

In honor of SBLC’s 30th Anniversary, The Legacy Builders giving level was started to celebrate those donors who give over $3,000 in a single giving year. The work of our organization relies heavily on annual giving. Legacy Builder donors will receive all the benefits of the Leaders in Literacy Society, plus they will serve as ambassadors for our organization.

Leaders in Literacy Society

This leadership team is made up of donors who have contributed a minimum of $1,000 in a given year.  They are Board members, Advisory Council members and other dedicated members of the SBLC family committed to improving the lives of people throughout Baltimore through literacy classes and related programs and activities. Leaders in Literacy are recognized with a plaque in our entrance and throughout the year in SBLC’s publications and at events.  In addition, Leaders are kept up-to-date on all major news via email from the Executive Director and receive invitations to special programs and events.

Individual Donations/Charity Campaigns

You can contribute directly to SBLC by clicking the button above or via a charity campaign through your place of employment. Simply designate SOUTH BALTIMORE LEARNING CENTER as the beneficiary of your contribution using the following codes:

  • 6520 (via United Way of Central Maryland, Combined Charity Campaign, & the Maryland Charity Campaign)
  • 30147 (Combined Federal Charity Campaign)

Stock Donations

To release securities hld by bankers or brokers, simply notify your custodian in writing of the securities that you wish to give. Ask the custodian to contact SBLC’s broker at M&T Bank, 410-244-3774. Then, contact Kim Brock at 410-625-4215 or kbrock@southbaltimorelearns.org to let us know about your gift, the type of stock, and the number of shares.

Matching Employer Gifts

Many companies offer to match donations made by employees to 501(c)3 charities, particularly if the donation is made during the end of the year holidays. If you intend to make a gift to SBLC or have already made a gift, please check with your employer to find out if they offer matching gifts.

Planned Gifts

South Baltimore Learning Center accepts many different types of future giving. You can include SBLC in your will; name SBLC as a beneficiary of your life insurance, IRA or other retirement fund; or set up a trust or annuity.  Please consult with your financial advisor to consider planned giving and discuss your options.

In-Kind Donations

South Baltimore Learning Center has a wishlist of items that are always welcome including: paper, pens, paperclips, glue sticks, #10 envelopes, pads of paper, stamps, and other assorted office supplies. To donate ink or toner, please contact our development office.

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