When you make a planned gift to Mercy Center for Women through your will, living trust or estate plan, you can have the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of countless individuals who are seeking a life free of domestic abuse, homelessness and addiction. And your contribution will help to support the programs and services of Mercy Center for Women well into the future. In short, your gift will create a legacy that helps to ensure that our important work continues beyond your lifetime.
Bequests may provide substantial tax benefits to the donor’s estate.
Name Mercy Center for Women as a direct beneficiary of all or a portion of an IRA.
Assigning a life insurance policy to Mercy Center for Wome is a practical way of making a significant contribution, whether or not the policy is paid up, partially paid or new. Tax benefits depend on policy status at the time of the gift.
You may deduct the current market value of the securities as a charitable contribution, thus avoiding capital gains tax on the appreciation.
We encourage you or your professional advisor to contact Mercy Center for Women to discuss planning a gift that meets your philanthropic goals and expresses your generosity and caring.
There are at least two kinds of charitable trusts, which may work well for you and your family while providing long-term benefits to Mercy Center for Women: