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Ways to Give

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Supporting HNU

Thank you for your interest in giving to Holy Names University. There are many ways to make a gift, the most common of which are outlined below. To learn more, please contact the Office of University Advancement.

Holy Names University’s Tax ID# is 94-1358307.

Ways to Give

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Mail or deliver to: Holy Names University, Attn: University Advancement, 3500 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619

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To give securely by phone, call Barbara Jones, Director of Advancement Services, at (510) 436-1017. HNU accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards.

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Make a one-time gift, or set up a recurring donation.

Make a gift
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To learn more, contact Mary Boivin-McGhee, vice president for university advancement, at (510) 436-1249 or

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Matching Gifts

Ask your Human Resources office if your company matches gifts from employees or retirees.

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Donor-Advised Funds & IRA Distributions

If you are over 70, you may receive a tax benefit when you direct your required minimum distribution (RMD) to HNU. To learn more, contact Mary Boivin-McGhee, vice president for university advancement, at (510) 436-1249 or

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Gift Planning

There are many creative and affordable ways to include HNU in your estate plans, some of which can pay income to you or your heirs such as bequests, trusts, and other planned gifts.

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Leadership Giving

Join HNU's most devoted donors and generous annual donors.

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