Make a Gift

Please note: The Name of the Donor is the person making the gift (name on credit card). Donor receives the tax-deductible gift receipt. Please list Donor’s name(s)(e.g., David and Maggie Smith)​​​. This is how it will appear in our Giving Report, unless you choose “anonymous” below. For more information about donor benefits, please click here to download our Giving Levels printable document.

Click the image below to print out a full sized certificate.


Click here to see our full 2018 – 2019 Giving Report.
Special thanks to the following donors:


Click here to download our Giving Levels printable document.

Call us at: 619 – 579-7233
Share that you would like to make a gift over the phone to the Patriot Legacy Education Foundation.
We will ask for:
Home Phone Number
Amount of Gift
Designation of Gift
Credit Card Information
Type of Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
Card Number
Expiration Date (Month/Year)
Security Code
Name on Card

Print and complete the Giving Form,  and mail with your gift to:
Patriot Legacy Education Foundation
Literacy First Charter Schools
698 West Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92020

Literacy First has always benefited from the loyalty and generosity of the people whose lives it has
touched and transformed. Do you know how you can make a gift that will impact young lives for years
to come?
A wide range of planned giving choices presents practical options for safeguarding your financial security,
realizing tax advantages, and contributing to the School’s financial well-being. Whether you want to put your
donation to work immediately or design a plan that benefits our students after you’re gone, you can feel good
knowing that you are giving back to LFCS. With just a little planning, you can honor the past and secure the
Through planned giving, you can select ways to give that help you meet your goals—and The Patriot Legacy
Education Foundation’s. You can:-

  • Earn income, pay fewer taxes, and secure your retirement
  • Enhance your net estate
  • Create a legacy
  • Be recognized for your generosity

Many employers offer a matching gift program to eligible employees. If you or your spouse works for a
matching gift company, your gift to PLEF may be doubled or tripled simply by completing a form that is
available from your employer. Please check directly with your HR representative to see if your company has a
matching gift program.
As a donor, you will be credited with the total contribution, including your corporate match. Not only does the
size of your gift increase, but you will be recognized in the giving category of you and your company’s total

A gift of your real property (such as your home, vacation property, vacant land, farmland or ranch or

commercial property) can make a great gift to the School. If you own appreciated real property, you can avoid
paying capital gains tax and receive a charitable income tax deduction by making a gift to us.

If you are interested in making a gift of real property or mortgaged property, please contact Board Treasurer,


The PLEF Legacy Club honors individuals and couples who have generously named The Patriot Legacy Education Foundation as a beneficiary in the following ways:

  • In their estate plans, such as a will, living trust, life insurance policy and/or retirement account.
  • In a planned gift such as a charitable remainder trust, charitable gift annuity, life estate, donor advised fund or charitable lead trust.

Since most of these generous gifts will be realized by PLEF after the donor’s lifetime, the PLEF Legacy Club was created to thank donors for their intentions during their lifetime. Through planned giving, membership in PLEF Legacy Club is based on a desire to leave a lasting legacy to benefit LFCS. No minimum amount, age

or formal documentation is required to become a member of PLEF Legacy Club. However, if you would like to provide this documentation, please be assured that it will be kept confidential.

There are benefits of becoming a member of PLEF Legacy Club, in addition to knowing that your intentions will help ensure the future of Literacy First. Call the School Office at 619-579-7232.