What Will Be Your Legacy?

There are more ways to give to Brittany’s Hope than a monthly donation. Explore more options to make a difference for children. Did you know? The average age of someone who makes their first charitable bequest commitment is 40-50 years old. Including Brittany’s Hope as part of your legacy is easy, and creates a lasting impact!

Additional Ways To Give Now

Did you know that many businesses match their employees charitable giving? Each business does it differently, but the most common way businesses match is with a 1:1 donation. Ask your human resources department, or check your organization using Charity Navigator.

By donating your stock or other marketable securities, you can help fund immediate needs at Brittany’s Hope, while qualifying for a charitable deduction for federal tax purposes. You may receive a charitable income tax deduction for the value of the stock. Your tax preparer is able to give you more detailed information. 

Ways to Give In The Future

By planning now, you are able to create a lasting legacy through your will or trust. While naming Brittany’s Hope as a beneficiary in your estate costs nothing during your lifetime, it will have incredible impact in the lives of children in the future.

You may leave Brittany’s Hope:

  • A specific dollar amount
  • A percentage of your residual estate
  • A specific asset, such as securities or marketable property.

We hope you will let us know when you have named Brittany’s Hope in your will, or in your trust, so we may thank you. 

Gifts through a beneficiary designation are one of the simplest gifts to give. Beneficiary designations are simple to do and do not require a will to designate; a form can be provided from your plan administrator. You can change your beneficiaries at any time, and you do not need a lawyer.

Beneficiary Designations include:
• Traditional IRA
• 401 (k)
• 403 (b)
• Life insurance policies
• Keogh
• SEP
• Simple IRA and Roth accounts

This page is intended as a guide, and to give general information about other ways to give to Brittany’s Hope, and gift planning. Its intention is not to
provide individual financial, legal, tax information, or advice. Brittany’s Hope strongly encourages you to speak with a tax or financial advisor about
how to make charitable giving part of your overall financial plan.