Ways to Give
Your gifts to the campaign may be designated for the priorities that mean the most to you, or applied where the need is greatest. Current gifts are needed today to fund the priorities of this campaign, including gifts of cash, check, credit card, securities or real estate. You may also make a multi-year pledge to increase the impact of your giving.
Online giving is simple and secure.
Automatic monthly giving
Become a Monthly Partner and give automatic, monthly gifts in support of the Campaign for the ELCA.
Mail your donation
Make checks payable to the ELCA with any campaign priority (e.g,"ELCA World Hunger") noted in the memo line.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
ELCA Gift Processing Center
P.O. Box 1809
Merrifield, VA 22116-8009
Give by phone
Call 800-638-3522 to make a donation with a credit card. Operators are ready to assist you Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Central Time.
Give through your congregation
Make checks payable to your congregation with Campaign for the ELCA and any campaign priority (e.g, "ELCA World Hunger") in the memo line.
For other ways to give, including multi-year pledges and planned gifts, please do not hesitate to call us at 800-638-3522, or email us at campaignforELCA@elca.org.
Planned gifts, like bequests, charitable gift annuities and trusts, or life insurance and retirement plans, ensure the sustainably of the ELCA ministries that mean the most to you beyond the life of the campaign. The ELCA Foundation can assist you in making gifts to the campaign through the method that best fits your wishes and financial planning needs.