A great way to contribute is to give existing assets. Giving assets to the church and letting the church sell them eliminates potential capital gains taxes and may increase after-tax proceeds. Please contact the church office for more guidance before committing an asset gift to determine its viability for liquidation.
Often, there are creative ways to save money. Maybe it’s been a while since you requested a quote for an existing service (e.g., cell phone and cable service). Perhaps you could do some extra comparison or bargain shopping to save funds. For your children, it could be as easy as saving spare change to give.
Are there plans you might be making that involve a financial commitment? If so, prayerfully ask God about delaying those plans and using the extra income to contribute.
Are there things in your life you can take advantage of less frequently? Maybe it’s fewer coffee shop runs or one less dinner out each week. By decreasing a weekly expense, regardless of what it might be, you can save a significant amount to contribute.