Ways to Give to Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey is an independent monastery that exists on its own, through the generous support of our friends. We rely on your support to continue our mission of prayer and hospitality.

The monks are deeply grateful for all contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. We are a non-profit, religious institution. Our tax id number is 04-2308718.

There are many ways you can help.

Donate On-line, Over the Phone, or by Mail

• You can make your donation online by using your credit card or ATM card. The on-line form is secure, and your information will be kept private. Donate online here.
• Or you may donate over the phone by calling 781-749-2155 x 343.
• Or you may mail your contribution to: Glastonbury Abbey, 16 Hull Street, Hingham, MA 02043,

Attn: Abbot Thomas. Or come on by and drop it off! We would be honored to thank you in person.

Join our Monthly Giving Program!

This allows you to make a monthly credit card gift to Glastonbury Abbey, saving us time and money and helping your dollars go even farther, while providing the monks with a reliable source of funding. Your pledge can be cancelled at any time.

Memorial and Gifts in Honor

Gifts made in memory of a person or in honor of someone are a meaningful way to remember or thank a loved one. We wil inform the honoree or the family of the deceased of your thoughtfulness.

Restricted Gifts

You are welcome to designate your donation for a specific purpose, such as our "Listening to Other Voices" lecture series, our retreat program, our Glastonbury Abbey Institute, etc. Please let us know if you wish your gift to be restricted.


When you write your will, it is your last expression of the purpose of your life here on earth. It is your privilege to distribute your personal assets as you wish. The monks are grateful that several people have remembered the Abbey through their wills. Please let us know if you are planning to do so, or if you would like more information about making a bequest to Glastonbury Abbey.

Other Ways to Give: Stock, IRA's, Life Insurance, etc.

Gifts to the monks of stock or mutual funds are gratefully accepted and may provide tax benefits for you. You may also make a tax-free donation of your IRA. Please contact us if you are interested in making a gift of this type.


In-kind donations are usually tangible assets -- such as a house or property, car, furniture, etc. -- that you donate to the Abbey. We are happy to discuss this type of donation with you at any time!

Please contact Hayes at sheah@glastonburyabbey.org, or 781-749-2155 x.343, if you have any questions about donations to the Abbey.

Your gift will help us provide physical and spiritual sustenance to those who come to us in need.

We hold you in our hearts with prayer and gratitude. Thank You!