Include SSM Hospice & Home Care Foundation in estate plans. No matter what size the assets or estate may be, we value the intention and decision to leave a lasting gift to ensure that SSM Hospice & Home Care’s comforting services is available to future generations.
Take advantage of a life income opportunity. By funding a charitable gift annuity, trust or other income-producing gifts, people make a significant contribution to SSM Hospice & Home Care Foundation’s future while providing an income for themselves and/or their beneficiaries. These giving vehicles also have significant estate and tax benefits.
Will or estate gifts are a thoughtful way for many people to provide meaningful support. You can designate a specific dollar amount or property, or a percentage of the residue of your estate.
When a policy has built up cash value but the funds are no longer needed for their original purposes, you can make SSM Hospice & Home Care Foundation a beneficiary of part or all of the proceeds.
Life Income Opportunities
Give a gift, get a gift! Through charitable gift annuities and charitable trusts, you can make a gift to SSM Hospice & Home Care Foundation while receiving an income from your gift, as well as tax benefits.
Gifts of Securities (Including Stocks, Bonds or Mutual Funds)
If your securities have increased in value, transferring them directly to SSM Hospice & Home Care Foundation, rather than selling the securities and donating the proceeds, is the method with the most financial benefits, and possible tax savings, to you. With this method, you avoid capital gains on the increased value, but are able to take the full deduction.
Gifts of real estate or other properties may reduce your taxes for this year, as well as for up to five additional years.
You can help ensure the future of SSM Hospice & Home Care Foundation. Endowment gifts are held in perpetuity, producing yearly revenue that will provide services and pro¬grams for future generations. Named endowments begin at the $10,000 level.
If you have questions or would like to discuss a giving opportunity, please contact Laura Morris at Laura_Morris@ssmhc.com or call 314.989.2545.