Securing the future.

Legacy Partners secure the long-term financial future of the Union Gospel Mission, ensure its role in providing for the poor for many years to come, and pave the way for capacity-building projects.

Ways to Give

  1. Gifts of Cash > 

    Cash is the simplest, most direct and most popular type of charitable gift. You may designate a specific ministry area or program that you would like you cash donation to sponsor.  You will receive a receipt for your donation that will you can use on your annual tax return.

  2. Gifts of Stocks, Bonds and Real Estate > 

    A gift of appreciated property such as securities or real estate is a popular alternative to a gift of cash and generates a double tax benefit.  In addition to receiving a charitable deduction for its full fair market value, you escape tax on the capital gains element in the property.

  3. Gifts of Retirement Assets > 

    You can gift your retirement assets. A gift from your IRA, 401k, pension or other existing tax differed plans.

  4. Gifts of Insurance > 

    You can gift your life insurance policy to help support the mission as a legacy gift.


Forms and Procedures

Official Bequest Language | Stock Transfer Instructions | Letter of Intent

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How to Give

  1. Bequests > 

    Bequests enable many individuals to make significant gifts that they could not have made during life. Bequests and living trusts to support the mission can take various forms, such as specific bequests, general bequests, residual bequests and contingent bequests.

  2. Charitable Gift Annuity > 

    The charitable gift annuity is among the oldest, simplest and most popular of the charitable life-income plans.  In exchange for a transfer of cash, marketable securities, or in some cases real estate, we can contractually guarantee to make specific annuity payments to you and or another beneficiary for life.

  3. Charitable Remainder Trusts >

    The charitable remainder trust is similar to other types of trusts, except that a charitable beneficiary, such as the institution receives what is left in the trust after it terminates.  The primary feature is that it provides a variable stream of income to the beneficiary over time.

  4. Charitable Lead Trust > 

    The Charitable Lead Trust may appeal to individuals who wish to make a gift but retain the property in their family.  You can transfer cash or property to fund a trust that makes gifts to the mission for a number of years.

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