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Your Support Keeps Us Going

Funding for operations of Precious Moments Foundation and its facilities are provided through sales, events, and donations, which enables the Precious Moments Chapel and Gardens to offer free admission to the public.

Your gifts make an important difference in our ability to maintain our facilities, create new programs, and better meet the needs of an ever-changing world.


Precious Moments Bisque Porcelain Figurines: Gifts

Gifting figurines is a beneficial option when a tax deduction is not required by the donor. Items gifted to the Precious Moments Foundation are available to the Foundation for immediate use.

Our Archive Team is ready to answer your questions (417-359-2874 or Archive@PreciousMomentsChapel.org) about a gift or donation of individual figurines or a collection.

Precious Moments Figurine Gift FAQs

  • Are figurine gifts tax deductible?
    No, merchandise gifts made to the Precious Moments Foundation are not tax deductible.
  • Can the Precious Moments Foundation use my gift immediately?
    The IRS does not stipulate a waiting period for gifts. Therefore, figurines gifted to Precious Moments Foundation are available for immediate use.
  • What information do I need to provide to gift a figurine or collection?
    Before delivering your gift, please share with us: the total quantity of figurines you wish to gift and a list of figurines you wish you gift, including a title, item#, or UPC (if available). Photos are welcome, but not required.
  • Can I gift my collection of dolls, musicals, or other non-figurine items?
    At this time, the Precious Moments Foundation will only accept merchandise gifts of Precious Moments figurines.

Precious Moments Bisque Porcelain Figurines: Donate

Precious Moments Foundation graciously accepts tax-deductible donations of individual figurines or collections.

Our Archive Team is ready to answer your questions (417-359-2874 or Archive@PreciousMomentsChapel.org) about a gift or donation of individual figurines or a collection.

Precious Moments Figurine Donation FAQs

  • How are donation values established?
    The donor establishes all donation values. Official licensee, Collectibles Database, provides accurate secondary market values.
  • Are figurine donations tax deductible?
    It is recommended to consult with your tax advisor to determine donation values and tax deduction options.
  • Can the Precious Moments Foundation use my donation immediately?
    The IRS stipulates a mandatory 3-year waiting period for merchandise donations. Therefore, figurines donated to Precious Moments Foundation are inventoried and reserved for use. Exceptions to the waiting period exist for auction merchandise.
  • What information do I need to provide to donate a figurine or collection?
    Before delivering your donation, please share with us: the total quantity of figurines you wish to gift and a list of figurines you wish you donate, including a title, item#, or UPC (if available). Photos are welcome, but not required.
  • Can I donate my collection of dolls, musicals, or other non-figurine items?
    At this time, the Precious Moments Foundation will only accept merchandise donations of Precious Moments figurines.
  • Will I receive a tax letter for my donation?
    Unless otherwise specified, Precious Moments Foundation will provide a tax letter within sixty (60) days of receipt of all donations.

Financial Gifts

Precious Moments Foundation graciously accepts financial gifts made through cash, debit/credit card, personal check, and ACH/direct deposit. Donation boxes are placed throughout the Visitor Center and buildings. Financial gifts can also be accepted by Gift Shoppe staff.

Charitable Estate Gifts

Charitable gifts and bequests are accepted in any denomination. Discuss your options with your advisors to determine which opportunity best fits your estate planning needs and wishes.

Contact Foundation President, Terri Heckmaster (800-543-7975 ext. 2854 | Terri.Heckmaster@PreciousMomentsChapel.org) for information about financial & estate gifts to the Precious Moments Foundation.



Precious Moments Chapel Engraved Brick Program

Located immediately outside the front of the Chapel, the Chapel Square is a place to breathe in the splendor of the natural setting, gaze upon the beauty of the Chapel, and take a moment of peace reflection.

Have a message, prayer, wish, or dedication engraved on a brick, set in the beautiful Chapel Square for yourself or as a gift.

Each brick purchase includes a Certificate of Ownership mailed to you or a designated recipient.

Download Engraved Brick Program Order Form

Download the Engraved Brick Program Order Form.

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100% of net proceeds from all purchases made in Precious Moments Gift Shoppe and Archive Shoppe (online and in-person) are used to support the Precious Moments Foundation facilities and programs.

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