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    How to Give

    How to Give

    Giving to our cause can be done either directly or through a gift model that can provide tax benefits and even income. Click on a gift model below to learn more.

    • Will or Trust
      You designate our organization as the beneficiary of your asset by will, trust or beneficiary designation form.
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    • Charitable IRA Rollover
      Anyone aged 70½ or older may make a qualifying charitable distribution (QCD) directly from their IRA to potentially save on income taxes.
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    • Beneficiary Designation Gifts
      You can designate us as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment or bank account or your life insurance policy.
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    • A Gift that Pays You Income for Life
      You transfer your cash or appreciated property to our organization in exchange for our promise to pay you fixed income (with rates based on your age) for the rest of your life.
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    • Life Estate Reserved
      You may desire to leave your home or farm to us at your death, but would like to receive a current charitable tax deduction. A life estate reserved might offer the solution you need!
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    • Donor Advised Funds
      You fund a DAF and make charitable gift recommendations during your lifetime. When you pass away, your children can carry on your legacy of giving.
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    • Charitable Remainder Unitrust
      You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years.
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    • Endowments
      Endowments can be started by anyone, for virtually any purpose, and anyone can contribute to them. You can use almost any asset to start an endowment.
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    • Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
      You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with fixed income for life or a term of years.
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    • Charitable Lead Trust
      You transfer your cash or property to fund a lead trust that makes gifts to us for a number of years. You receive a charitable deduction for the gift. Your family receives the remainder at substantial tax savings.
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    • Sale and Unitrust
      If you give a portion of your property to us to fund a charitable remainder trust, when the entire property sells you receive cash and income for life.
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    • Bargain Sale
      We purchase your property for less than fair market value. You receive the cash and a charitable deduction for the difference between the market value and purchase price.
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    • Give it Twice Trust
      You may be looking for a way to provide your children with income while making a gift to charity. The Give it Twice Trust is a popular option that allows you to transfer your IRA at death to a term of years unitrust.
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    • Blended Gifts
      There are many combination gift options that can make your giving go farther than a simple gift of cash or property.
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