Legacy Giving

Planning a Gift to UCHS Foundation

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This section offers ideas that will enable you to be a partner in our mission to to carry on Christian ministry in the southern conference of the United Church of Christ that adds life to the years of those we serve by providing senior living and health related communities, benevolence assistance and service programs of outreach into the wider community. Legacy giving provides the resources necessary to sustain excellence and preserve the future of UCHS Foundation.

Legal Name:
United Church Homes and Services
Tax ID Number:
56-2243082
Sample Bequest Language

There are as many different ways to support UCHS Foundation as there are needs for your support. Planning a gift is more than just finding a need. There are a lot of factors to consider. If you are not familiar with the concepts and strategies of charitable gift planning, you might want to take a moment to consider our quick guide to legacy gifts (Legacy Giving Options) and Factors in Planning.

The stories that follow share some of the different ways people can become partners with us in changing lives. Take a moment to see how they - perhaps in circumstances similar to yours - have found ways to support the needs of others and causes that are important to them - the way UCHS Foundation is important to you. In turn, they have enriched their own hearts as well. Just click on the links below.


Types of Gifts

 

Assets to Consider

Bequests in Wills and Trusts

 

 

Charitable Gift Annuities

 

Retirement Assets

Deferred Charitable Gift Annuities

 

Appreciated Stock

Charitable Remainder Trusts

 

Real Estate

Retained Life Estate

 

Life Insurance

Charitable Lead Trusts

 

Tangible Personal Property

Bargain Sales

 

 


If you have already included United Church Homes and Services Foundation in your estate plans, please let us know by calling us or filling out our estate intention form. We would like to assist you in making certain your intentions will be carried out. If you have not written a will yet, regardless of your charitable intent, please consider this for it is a gift to your loved ones.

Individual circumstances will vary - as with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. Some of the gift arrangements are revocable and others cannot be changed once established. Some work better with cash and others with appreciated assets. There are many variations, enough so that a giving plan can be tailored to your needs, desires and capabilities. We will be glad to answer questions and offer suggestions confidentially based on your personal circumstances. Please call us or e-mail us (see contact page). You may also use our information request form.

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You can find additional information with our frequently asked questions, glossary, and the site map.

For more information or a confidential discussion of your charitable options, please email or call the Foundation President, Nancy Beard, at 828-465-8008.

Please note, individual financial circumstances will vary. The information on this site does not constitute legal or tax advice, either in whole or in part. 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 UCHS Foundation by Future Focus. Please report any problems to section webmaster.