Have you considered including Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville, TN, Inc. in your estate plan? Planned gifts are important for the future of our programs because they help us plan ahead and know that we will be able to continue providing essential resources for families of children with critical illnesses. The benefits to our donors are equally important, and many planned giving vehicles offer ways to leave a treasured memory of you and your family for the children and families we will continue to serve.
There are many ways to consider leaving a legacy…
•Leave a gift in your will to a charitable organization whose mission is important to you.
•Consider a deferred gift, annuity, or trust to integrate your charitable gift with your overall financial, tax and estate planning goals.
•Consider using assets such as stocks, bonds, CDs, mutual funds or real estate as charitable gifts.
•Encourage others to leave gifts to charities in their wills.
In any charitable bequest, it is important to name the recipient accurately to ensure the funds reach the organization you want them to reach. Please include us as “Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville, TN, Inc.” in your estate plan.
Other Ways to Give
Charitable Gift Annuity – This form of gift allows you to help the children and families served by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville, TN, Inc. while earning a guaranteed income from your gift. It also provides significant tax savings in the year the gift was made and in subsequent years as interest is paid to you.
Charitable Remainder Trust – You can donate an appreciated asset such as securities, bonds or real estate to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville, TN, Inc.. This method of giving avoids the capital gains tax which can make converting an asset to cash a very expensive process and it can provide a reliable source of interest income to you. Often this income is higher that what was being earned from the original investment.
For more information on our planned giving opportunities or for information on how specifically to name Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville, TN, Inc. in your estate plan, please contact us at (615) 343-4000.