The Vanguard School is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and your contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. There are many convenient ways to support the students and mission of The Vanguard School of Lake Wales, Inc.


Improve our campus and academics by making a tax-deductible donation.


Provide targeted academics and a nurturing campus to students with financial needs.

Other Ways to Give


The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from eligible Amazon purchases. Rather than just clicking amazon.com, go to www.smile.amazon.com

Then select The Vanguard School of Lake Wales Florida, Inc. They will remember your selection, and every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation to our school.

Matching Gifts

Many companies match their employees’ gifts to charitable organizations. Please inquire with your company to see if they have a matching gift program.

Securities or Stock Transfers

You may realize substantial tax savings by transferring appreciated stocks to Vanguard prior to their sale. Capital gains on the amount of the appreciation are avoided and you receive a tax deduction for the full market value. You or your stockbroker/financial adviser can contact Mary Parrish, our Business Manager, at (863) 676-6091 who will happily assist you in giving a gift of securities or stock.

Life Insurance

The Vanguard School can be a total or partial beneficiary of an existing whole life insurance policy, or a new policy may be taken out for this purpose.

Gifts in Kind

Gifts of personal property, such as vehicles, computers, art supplies, musical instruments, games, and athletic equipment are always appreciated and may be tax-deductible.

The Allison Delk Memorial Fund

This Fund was established in memoriam of Ms. Allison Delk, Class of 2004. Ms. Delk passed away in July 2017, and asked that donations be made in her name. To make a donation please click here.