Planning a Legacy for the CHRISTUS Spohn Foundation

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CHRISTUS Spohn Health System Development Foundation
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CHRISTUS Spohn appreciates your interest in supporting us and our mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. We value your partnership with us and trust the following information will be of value.

Legacy Giving is any gift that requires an agreement between the donor and CHRISTUS Spohn that authorizes what, when, and how a gift is given. Legacy Giving supports CHRISTUS Spohn while also helping you achieve some of your personal, financial, and estate planning goals.

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Gentry Thumbnail If you have already included CHRISTUS Spohn in your estate plans, please let us know by calling us or filling out our declaration of intention form. We would enjoy the opportunity to thank you and would like to make sure your intentions are carried out properly. We would also like to include you as a member of the Dr. Arthur E. Spohn Society.

If you have not written a will yet, regardless of your charitable intent, please consider this.

To help you accomplish your goals, We invite you to contact Karen Bonner (361-881-3533) or Linda Arnold (361-881-3940).

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Introduction to Legacy Giving

How Can I...? and Legacy Giving Factors are introductory pages about planned giving. There are many different ways to make a legacy gift. In some cases, legacy gifts provide income to the donor and beneficiaries for life. Ways To Give provides basic information about a variety of legacy giving opportunities.

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The Foundation is devoted to helping you decide how to best leave a lasting legacy of support and can provide the proper documentation and language for your estate plans. Click here for more information or contact Linda Arnold, Director of Development, by phone at 361-881-3940 or by email at

Please note, individual financial circumstances will vary. The information on this site does not constitute legal or tax advice. Donor stories and photographs are for purposes of illustration only. As with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. All material is copyrighted and is for viewing purposes only. Use of this site signifies your agreement with the terms of use. The content in this Legacy Giving section has been developed for CHRISTUS Spohn and is owned by Future Focus. Please report any problems to section webmaster.