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Alumnae Giving

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As an alumna, you understand, perhaps better than anyone, the value of a Mercy education. When you invest in The Mercy Fund, you have an indelible and immediate impact on the next generation of alumnae. Make your gift today.

Alumnae play an important role in helping Mercy continue its important mission. Years after graduation, many alumnae come to fully appreciate just how important a teacher or a class was in their personal development. Alumnae giving is one way to express that appreciation and to ensure that other students benefit from a Mercy education. Giving back shows that you valued your Mercy experience, and benefited from the investment in your potential!

The Mercy Fund gifts are directed where they are needed most, including:

  • Academics: Enhanced Academic programs and technology
  • Student Life: Supports campus ministry, leadership, athletics, visual and performing arts, service learning, clubs, and a wide range of student life opportunities
  • Faculty and Staff: Provides competitive salaries and professional development opportunities to our exceptional faculty and staff

If you have any questions about giving opportunities, please contact Carol Fraher, Assistant Director of Advancement. If you are looking for other ways to support Mercy, please contact Jamila Sinlao Zanette '04, Alumnae Relations Manager.

Ways to Give

Make Your Gift Online

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift benefits to their employees, doubling the value of their charitable contributions. These donations make a critical difference for Mercy.

Before you make your gift to Mercy, please click and check in the matching gift company search — or check with your company's human resources or benefits office—to see if your employer has a corporate matching gift program that will make your support go twice as far.

To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please click here

If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to Mercy High School may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

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Stock Transfers

Thank you for your generosity in considering a gift of stock. When you donate stock, you avoid capital gains tax on your stock investment. The following are helpful tips for making your contribution of gifts of Securities to Mercy High School Burlingame (MHSB):

Stock Transfer Transmittal Information

  1. MHSB utilizes Direct Transmittal between brokerage accounts.
  2. Please notify MHSB of your intention to transfer a gift of stock, by emailing or calling Mary Lund or Carol Fraher at 650.762.1190.
  3. For DTC eligible securities, please instruct your broker in writing to transfer securities to:

    Charles Schwab
    DTC# 0164
    Account # 6233-2378
    Mercy High School Burlingame
  4. Please also send or email a copy of your letter to MHSB and instruct your broker to FAX a copy of your letter of instruction to Mary Lund or Carol Fraher at (650) 343-2975 so we can properly identify and credit the donor when the stock transfer takes place (click here to see a sample DTC letter) .
  5. An acknowledgement letter will be mailed to you from MHSB.

Your support directly benefits our students who will be the leaders of tomorrow.

Thanks again for your generosity,

Mary Lund
Director of Advancement
650.762.1190 or


Carol Fraher
Assistant Advancement Director

Jamila Sinlao Zanette '04
Alumnae Relations Manager