A Message from Our CEO - May 2024


Thanks to the generosity of caring friends and partners, Gemma Services is able to help more than 3,000 individuals and families who participate in our programs. There are many ways to join us in work to accompany people as they face life’s challenges so they know they matter. Gifts from individuals, congregations, corporations, foundations, and organizations provide essential support for Gemma. You can make an unrestricted gift that allows Gemma to use resources wherever needed most. Or you may choose to direct your gift to a specific funding need.

Donations can be made securely online via our online donations page. You can direct your contribution to support Gemma as you would like.

Donations also can be made by check payable to Gemma Services and mailed to Gemma Services, 512 W. Township Line Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 19462, Attention: Development Department.

Charitable contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law (tax ID 23-2310084. Note: the organization’s corporate name is Silver Springs-Martin Luther School). Financial gifts support the many ways in which Gemma Services supports people as they face life’s challenges. Other ways to support our work include:

gifts of stock

Gifts of appreciated stock typically benefit you from a tax perspective and provide vital support for those who participate in Gemma’s programs. If you would like to arrange for a donation of stock, please contact the Development Department at (610) 825-4440 x3206 or by email. *Please consult your tax or financial advisor regarding your personal situation.

united way

Direct your gift through the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey to Gemma Services at #3544.


Gemma Services is approved as an Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s EITC program. A business that pays taxes in Pennsylvania can take advantage of this win-win program. Your gift to support our Martin Luther School and its educational programs can provide a tax credit for the business of 75% to 90% of the gift amount. The application must be completed and submitted to the Commonwealth according to their deadline. Please Note: on your EITC application, please list our corporate name as follows: “Silver Springs Martin Luther School dba Gemma Services.” Click to learn more about PA EITC or call the Gemma Services Development Office at 610.825.4440 x3206.

matching gifts

Does your employer offer a matching gift program to invest in the community and encourage philanthropy among their employees? By simply completing a matching gift form (online or paper), you may be able to double or even triple the impact of your gift! Donations of any amount help provide vital services for people in the Greater Philadelphia region who participate in Gemma’s programs. Please check with your company’s Human Resources department to see if your company offers a matching gift program. Please note Gemma Services’ corporate name, as described above, and EIN (23-2310084). If you need us to complete the form, please forward it to us by email or by mail to:

Gemma Services
Attn: Development Department
512 W. Township Line Rd.
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

For additional information about making a donation, please contact the Development Department at (610) 825-4440 x3206 or by email.