Giving

As a not-for-profit Christian education institution, Oconee Christian Academy is exempt from paying federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the 1986 Internal Revenue Code. Therefore, contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations and other organizations qualify as tax deductions. Oconee Christian Academy has been given the IRS federal identification number 57-0978451.

Oconee Christian Academy has benefited from a tradition of philanthropy since its founding. The academy we have today has been made possible through the faithful prayers and generous donations of parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of Oconee Christian.

Your gift to Oconee Christian Academy ensures that our teachers and programs have the resources they need to provide each student with a Christian education that is unparalleled. Oconee Christian relies on the enthusiastic support of donors that show their commitment to our mission in a meaningful and tangible way.

Ways to Give

Cash

Cash gifts may be made through checks payable to Oconee Christian Academy or by credit card using ourgift form.
Memorials

A gift to Oconee Christian Academy may be the perfect way to honor the memory of someone dear to you while making a positive impact on our students today. The family of the person you are honoring with be notified of your gift (not the amount) with an appropriate card.

An Honor Gift

When it comes to Christmas or birthdays, so many people have enough ties or scarfs. Why not make a gift to Oconee Christian Academy in his/her honor. An appropriate card will be sent to the honoree, telling him or her of your thoughtful gesture.

Securities

Often there are significant tax advantages to donating appreciated assets. Please contact Dean Bare, OCA Executive Director at 864 882-6925 for information on how to make a gift of securities.

Gifts in Kind

You can donate goods that can be used for educational or athletic purposes and receive gift credit. Please contact the school and provide in writing the value of your donation. You will then receive an acknowledgement for tax purposes.

Planned Gifts

Why not consider Oconee Christian Academy in your estate planning? You can name OCA in your will or utilize an instrument such as a Charitable Remainder Trust to set aside funds that will provide income and provide considerable tax savings to you during your lifetime and then benefit OCA after your death. Contact Dean Bare at 864 882-6925 for more information. Estate gifts will truly make a lasting impact on Oconee Christian Academy.

Annual Fundraisers

The Board of Trustees of Oconee Christian Academy is committed to providing Christian education to families who desire to enroll their child in our school. The Board sets aside $150,000 each year to provide financial assistance to families who qualify for support. Each year, the school sponsors the Oconee Christian Academy Golf Classicto raise the funds need to support the financial aid program. In addition, our middle and elementary students participate in a walkathon to also help raise money for this endeavor.

Treasures on First

Your contribution of items goes to help provide school resources to students at Oconee Christian Academy. Treasures also gives excess items to other community organizations, groups and individuals in need.

Open Tuesday thru Saturday 9am – 5pm
Closed Sunday and Monday
Location 
314 W. N. First St., Seneca
Store Manager, Susie Grier
Call Today To Schedule A Pick- Up
(864) 888-0422
Email: sgrier@oconeechristian.org 
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Donations of gently used items are welcome and can be dropped at Treasures during store hours- Tues- Sat, 9am- 5pm, left in the drop box outside of Treasures during closed hours or call Treasures on First at (864) 888-0422 to schedule a pick up time for larger items.

Treasures Accepts:

  • clothing
  • furniture
  • arts & crafts
  • housewares
  • appliances
  • toys, games & books
  • large & small appliances
  • sporting goods
  • building materials
  • salvaged items such as doors, windows etc.
  • even boats and cars!

ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE

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Bring your excess goods to Treasures and be part of building a stronger education for our young people. And while you’re browse the great selection—there’s bound to be that special something you’ve been looking for!

Volunteer Opportunities At Treasures on First

Volunteering at Treasures is time well spent. While helping volunteer at Treasures, you are making a difference to the students of Oconee Christian Academy. Whether you have a few hours to spare or can lend a helping hand to help do pick-up's with Brad Curlee-- The Treasures Staff will be very grateful for anytime you give.

Volunteers are always in need to sort, test appliances, clean kitchenware, stock items and help in other areas of the store. Call Susie Grier (Treasures Store Manager) to find out how you & your family can help.

Consider becoming an advocate for Treasures On First and OCA with your church or community organization by asking for donations and encouraging members to shop at Treasures!

United Scrip-Gift Cards

Scrip is the one fundraising program that offers the gift cards everyone loves to give, receive and use everyday. You can support Oconee Christian Academy by purchasing gift cards through the Scrip Program. Click Here to access the Scrip website for purchasing. 


 

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