Twenty Years Later
Article submitted by Luke and Ellen Rosenberger, Field Specialists in Nicaragua A few weeks ago, Luke and I drove to Matagalpa, Nicarauga to visit a good friend of ours. While in there, we decided to try and find a church that Luke helped construct on a mission team when he was 11 years old! Amazingly, Luke [...]
Isn’t It Interesting How God Moves in His Timing?
Article submitted by Glen Dubois, President of MVI I love God stories. I’d like to tell you one story that started five years ago when we’d gone to Matagalpa, Nicaragua, to purchase the property for a school. The price was to be $60,000. At the closing, the lawyer asked for $30,000 more. We had to [...]
Drought in the Marshall Islands
Article submitted by Steve & Shawn Clark, MVI Field Coordinators in the Marshall Islands We have sent out a prayer request before, but we want to bring it to your attention again. Many of our northern atolls have not had rain in over five months. The water lens that they do have on a few [...]
Luther Meier Shares His Testimony
Luther Meier, MVI Vice-President-at-Large, shares his testimony courtesy of Influence Living
When Choices Really Tear Us Up Inside
Article submitted by Brad and Camie Matlack, Field Coordinators in Kenya A 32-year old lady has been sharing her dream since the day we met her. As we studied God’s Word together in a ladies’ Bible group, her prayers were consistent. She just wanted to FINISH school! Without even a primary education, this dream appeared [...]
Stock and Mutual Funds
How to Donate Stock and Mutual Funds
The benefits of donating appreciated stock and mutual funds are very appealing. By doing so, you are able to avoid paying capital gains tax on the appreciation, and are also able to claim a charitable deduction for the full market value of the security on the date of the gift.
If you desire to make a gift of appreciated securities to Missionary Ventures, here are some helpful instructions:
Please telephone, e-mail, fax or mail Missionary Ventures the following information so we can help you to make an easy electronic transfer of your shares.
- Your name and address
- Daytime phone number
- Name of stock
- Number of shares
- Date of transfer of your gift
- Designation of your gift
You can e-mail the information, fax it to 407-856-7934 or phone 866-925-2636. The information can be mailed to Planned Giving Department, Missionary Ventures, P.O. Box 593550, Orlando, FL 32859-3550.
For tax purposes, the date of your donation of electronically transferred shares is the date that the shares are actually received in Missionary Ventures’ account.
If you desire to give stock held in certificate form, please contact Missionary Ventures’ Planned Giving Department at 866-925-2636 for specific instructions.
Mutual Fund Shares
Mutual fund shares may also be given to Missionary Ventures. Please contact our Planned Giving Department at 866-925-2636 for specific instructions.