DONATIONS

There are hundreds of kids in the St. Louis area who count on the support of donors like you to make their Sherwood Forest experiences possible. Thank you for helping to transform their lives. Gifts to Sherwood Forest can be made in the following ways:

Ways To Give

Donate Online

Click here to make a gift online using our secure donation page.

Donate By Mail

Mail a check to:
Sherwood Forest
2708 Sutton Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63143

Donate by Phone

Call our office at 314-644-3322 and speak to any member of our Resource Development Team.

Tributes and Memorials

If you are looking for a unique way to remember a loved one or commemorate an anniversary, birthday, or other special event, please consider a tribute gift to Sherwood Forest. Donations made in someone’s honor or memory allow you to recognize them in a meaningful way while supporting our mission of transforming lives the lives of children in need. Sherwood Forest welcomes tribute gifts, in any amount, year-round. Your donation can be made online using our secure online donation page, by mailing a check to the address below, or by calling our office at 314-644-3322. Upon receipt of the contribution, a notification card is promptly mailed to the honoree or family, acknowledging your donation.

Tribute and memorial donations should be addressed to:
Sherwood Forest
2708 Sutton Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63143

Matching Gifts

Thanks to the generosity of many local and national corporations, employees have the option of doubling (or, in some cases, tripling) their donation to Sherwood Forest through Matching Gift programs. If your company uses a paper matching gift form, please complete the employee portion of the form and send it to Sherwood Forest. We’ll make sure that the form is submitted properly so your gift goes even further. Forms can be emailed to development@sherwoodforeststl.org or mailed to:
Sherwood Forest
2708 Sutton Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63143

If you or your employer are interested in learning more about Sherwood Forest, or you have any questions about Matching Gifts, please call our office at 314-644-3322.

Stocks, Bonds, Securities

Your gift of appreciated securities will help to transform the lives of children at Sherwood Forest, while providing valuable financial benefits for you. Not only will you receive a tax deduction for the value of the stock on the date it was transferred, but you may also avoid paying capital gains taxes. Please contact our Director of Resource Development, Jim Schallom, at 314.644.3322 or JimS@SherwoodForestSTL.org with questions or to obtain transfer instructions.

Planned Giving

Planned giving ensures that we can continue our programs, maintain our facilities, and address the changing needs of the children of our community for many years to come. Membership in the Greenwood Legacy Society, Sherwood Forest’s planned giving society, is an incredible opportunity for your gift to endure for future generations.

Some members of the Greenwood Legacy Society choose to name Sherwood Forest as the beneficiary of their retirement asset, such as an IRA, 401(k), 403(b), or Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan. Others make Sherwood Forest the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, or checking or savings account. If you have already included Sherwood Forest in your estate plans, or if you would like to learn more about the Greenwood Legacy Society, please contact Jim Schallom, Director of Resource Development, at 314-644-3322 or JimS@SherwoodForestSTL.org.

Donor Privacy Policy

Sherwood Forest is committed to respecting the privacy of donors. This Donor Privacy Policy is to inform donors of the types of information we collect, and how information is used.

Below are the types of donor information we collect and maintain:

  • Contact Information, including: name, affiliation, complete address, phone numbers, email address, etc.
  • Giving information and donor history, including: gift dates, amounts, type of gift, and method of gift, etc.
  • Information on events attended, communications received and special requests for program or giving information, etc.
  • Information provided by the donor in the form of comments and suggestions

Sherwood Forest uses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on the organization’s plans and activities. All information is stored in a secure database and is only accessible by authorized staff. Payment information is stored and transmitted using software that meets Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards for information security. Information is only shared with authorized staff, board members, volunteers, and consultants only on a need-to-know basis at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Donors names and contact information will not be shared by Sherwood Forest with any third party unless permission has been granted or required by law. Donors may at any time review any of their stored information by making a request in writing to the Executive Director. Donors may at any time request that Sherwood Forest limit or cease communications with them.

Approved by the Sherwood Forest Board of Directors January 23, 2016. Click here to download our entire Gift Acceptance Policy.

If you would like to review your donor record, request that your gift be listed as anonymous, or be removed from our mailing list you can contact us by:

You will be asked to provide information to confirm your identity before any information is released or changed.