Rocketown offers HOPE to the next generation through Christ's love.

Your donation helps Rocketown be the place for PEACE, PURPOSE and POSSIBILITIES for youth.

You can help keep memberships free for all, provide professional counseling to young people, fund Skate Church, feed youth and their families, spread the GOOD NEWS to love to thousands of youth, support volunteer programs, and more!

Give the Gift of Hope

  • $35 - Monthly Rocketown membership for one youth
  • $50 - Monthly Skatepark membership for one youth
  • $85 - Monthly Star Society Member
  • $100 - Monthly cost for Wisdom & Eats ministry
  • $250 - One month of Skate Church
  • $500 - One week of Family Dinner ministry
  • $1,000 - Star Society Member

Double Your Impact

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees.

Just 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 Rocketown may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees, spouses and board members.

Leadership Giving - Star Society $1,000 or more

Named in honor of Rocketown's founders, the Star Society consists of a wonderful group of friends who generously give $1,000 or more each year to provide hope to youth through Christ's love. Please consider becoming a partner in hope by joining this premier giving circle. Star Society members will be recognized at the Comedy for a Cause dinner each Fall, and invited to the annual Star Society Celebration.

Give to Rocketown by Shopping at Kroger

You can donate to Rocketown just by purchasing your groceries. It?€™s easy! Just follow these instructions:

  1. Click the link below and select 'Enroll in Community Rewards'
  2. Sign in to your Kroger Plus account or create one if necessary
  3. Once you are logged in, select 'Change Organization' and in the search bar type in 'Rocketown of Middle TN
  4. Select Rocketown and that's it!

Every time you shop at Kroger, a portion of that will be given back to Rocketown. It has never been easier to support Rocketown!

 

You Shop, Amazon Gives

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you are prompted to select a charitable organization from our list of eligible organizations. You can change your selection at any time.

  1. Sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser
  2. Go to Your Account from the navigation at the top of any page, and then select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page.
  3. Select Rocketown of Middle TN
  4. SHOP!

Every time you shop at Kroger, a portion of that will be given back to Rocketown. It has never been easier to support Rocketown!

Gifts of Stock

Consider a gift of Shares of Stock to Rocketown. To give this generous gift, the following steps are required:

  1. Initiate the Transfer from your Broker/Dealer: To begin the donation process, you have to initiate the stock transfer from the financial advising firm where your account is currently held. If you contact your Financial Advisor - or his or her assistant - they'll be able to begin the donation process and set the transfer up for you.
  2. DTC # / Account Name / Account #: To set up the transfer of stock, your Financial Advisor will need our DTC number to our Broker / Dealer firm.
  3. When you finalize the information concerning your Donation of Stock Shares, please contact Mark Weller at [email protected] to advise us of the pertinent information of your Gift of Stocks.
  4. Once we have that information, we'll be sure to send you a Donation letter on Rocketown's letterhead, outlining your Gift of stocks for your Tax Records.

Gifts That will Leave a Legacy

Link your legacy with Michael W. Smith's passion.

Wills, Bequests and Living Trust

If you are looking to support Rocketown in your will, you are able to do so by adding as little as one sentence in your will to complete your gift.

'I give to Rocketown, a nonprofit corporation currently located in Nashville, TN, or its successor thereto, for its unrestricted use and purpose'

Beneficiary Designations

Name Rocketown as a beneficiary of

  • Life Insurance Policies
  • IRAs and retirement plans
  • Donor-Advised Funds
  • Commercial Annuities

This gift is as simple as updating your beneficiary designation form with the insurance company, plan administrator or financial institution. You can designate Rocketown as the primary or contingent beneficiary for a percentage or specific amount.

As you consider your financial and philanthropic priorities, you have a number of choices to help reach your goals. Your financial advisor can help you tailor a gift of cash or other assets to suit your needs.

Contact Mark Weller, Director of Development, to discuss estate planning opportunities.