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Giving Options

Click the items below to learn more about different ways to give to Lake Country School. 

Become a sustaining donor by setting up monthly donations. Automatic transfers are easy to arrange, and a great way to give a bit at a time. To use this option, download the Sustaining Donor Bank Authorization Transfer Form below, completing, signing and delivering it to the school.


Gifts to Lake Country School in honor or in memory of an individual are a meaningful way to recognize and celebrate the difference that a person has made in your life, the life of your family or the life of your child. When a gift is made to Lake Country School in memory or in honor of an individual, Lake Country notifies the family or individual of the gift and of the donor. You may make an honorary or memorial gift to Lake Country School by clicking here.

Gifts of appreciated stock or securities to Lake Country School can be made quickly, easily and provide significant tax savings to you. In most cases, the full fair market value of the stock on the day it is donated to Lake Country School is allowable as a tax deduction. Because your gift is not considered a sale of those securities, you avoid paying capital gains tax. Click the link below for transfer instructions.

Many corporations fully or partially match the charitable contributions of its employees. Please check with your Human Resources department to determine if your company has an Employee Matching Gift Program and to request a matching gift form.

You can also donate to Lake Country School during your company’s United Way drive. On your United Way pledge form, just indicate that you want your donation or payroll deductions directed to Lake Country School at 3755 Pleasant Ave. S., Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55409. Your company’s Human Resources department can assist you in directing your gift. Please inform us of your gift so that we can track it with United Way.

(Note: If you make a gift to Lake Country School through United Way and use your company’s matching gift program, your match will go to United Way, NOT to Lake Country School.)

Through the AmazonSmile program, Amazon will donate 0.5% of purchases to LCS whenever you shop. Enroll at

Have you considered donating your used car as a means of supporting LCS? You’ll receive a tax deduction for your donation along with avoiding the hassles of trading or selling your vehicle.

Donating a vehicle is easy! For instructions go to: or call 855-500-7433 (RIDE).


If you have any questions for the school about our vehicle donation program please contact the development team at 612-827-3707 or

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