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Thank you for your interest in making a donation to the Mercy Endeavors Senior Center.  By supporting the Mercy Endeavors Senior Center, you will help to ensure that we are able to continue providing many programs and services to our ever increasing aging population.

A gift to us demonstrates your belief in our mission to enhance the quality of life for older persons, help maintain their independence, avoid or lessen isolation and loneliness, and help maintain their wellness.

Ways You Can Give

Give the Gift of Prayer This Christmas!

Consider gifting someone with the gift of prayer. Choose Faith, Hope or Love engraved in gold on a unique, palm-sized stone to remind of the three holy virtues.

$10 each with proceeds benefitting programs for seniors at Mercy Endeavors.

Three or more can be gift bagged for easy giving.

Hurry to purchase while they are still available for Christmas!

Consider gifting someone with the gift of prayer. Choose Faith, Hope or Love engraved in gold on a unique, palm-sized stone to remind of the three holy virutes.

Only $10 

 Great stocking stuffers and for any occasion

 Ageless gift for teachers, neighbors, church and school friends, family  and the  person who has everything.

 Bring cheer, support, strength, joy and the thought of you always to  those who  receive.

 Call 256-2161 to order now.


You will bless someone with this gift that is for all  reasons and seasons!

iGiveCatholic on Giving Tuesday

Support the seniors of Mercy Endeavors as part of the first Giving Day through the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ #iGiveCatholic Campaign on #Giving Tuesday Hosted on Tuesday, December 1 by The Catholic Foundation, #iGiveCatholic is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to catholic organizations that make a stronger and thriving community for all.

For more information, visit and search for Mercy Endeavors, or go directly to our donation page active only for 24 hours Dec. 1, 2015

For just 24 hours you will be able to give in the spirit of Catholic givers city-wide to help raise over $500,000 FOR ALL CATHOLIC ORGANIZATIONS AND, SPECIFICALLY, TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN Mercy Endeavors’ PROGRAMS THAT HELP KEEP SENIORS OF THE IRISH CHANNEL/LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT healthy and independent.

Donations go directly to providing nutritious meals, health assessments and provide transportation to needed services and enrichment.

Click here to donate online.

Gifts of Cash

Mail your contribution check, made payable to Mercy Endeavors Senior Center, to the following address:

Mercy Endeavors Senior Center
1017 St. Andrew Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Gifts of Real Estate

You can make a gift of commercial or residential real estate to the Mercy Endeavors Senior Center and receive substantial benefits. For an outright gift of real estate, you will receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the fair market value (appraised value) of the property.

Estate Planning

For many donors, a gift made through a will or trust is the most realistic way to make a major gift. Property, including cash, securities, jewelry, works of art, and real estate may be given through a will or trust.

Life Income Gifts

Donors may make a gift to the Mercy Endeavors Senior Center and receive direct financial benefits including an income for life for the donor and/or the donor’s spouse, and a charitable income tax deduction.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

A charitable remainder trust is a personalized life income gift that provides a donor with a lifetime annuity, a charitable income tax deduction, and a federal gift tax deduction.

Gifts of Appreciated Property

If you own stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or other assets that have increased in value since the time of purchase, you may find it advantageous to give them to the Mercy Endeavors Senior Center.