Support The School

Help SSAES to continue its mission for providing educational excellence in an environment rich in Armenian Culture for our students. Like many private schools, SSAES must rely on private philanthropy to successfully meet its mission and obligation to our students and families. We welcome your investment in the future of St. Stephen's.

Armenian schools are essential if we are to preserve our culture while creating a healthy connection between the Armenian and American cultures. As we anticipate a period of growth and expansion, we look for your support.

There are several ways to support St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School:

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Cash Gifts

Gifts of cash are the most common form of support to St. Stephen's Armenian School. Checks should be made payable to St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School and directly sent to:

St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School
47 Nichols Avenue
Watertown, MA 02472

Please provide your name, if applicable to you, your class year on check. We will immediately send you a receipt for your gift.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

Each year, St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School receives gifts in memory of or in honor of community members. When memorial gifts are received, we notify next of kin, when honorary gifts are received, we notify the honored individual(s).


Types of Bequests

A bequest in your will or provision in your living trust can take any of the following forms:

  • Pecuniary - A specific amount.
  • Specific - A particular asset.
  • Contingent - If your beneficiaries do not (?)
  • Residuary - A percentage of your residuary.

Benefits of a Bequest

A charitable bequest is deductible for federal estate tax purposes, and there is no limit on the amount of the deduction.