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With gift planning, you can provide long-lasting support for The Salvation Army in your local community, while enjoying financial benefits for yourself.
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Notify us of your beneficiary designation gift
If you check the box in this area, a module will open where you can enter your name and email to notify us of your beneficiary designation gift.
Thank you for considering a beneficiary designation gift to us. The website link will take you to your retirement plan custodian's website, where you may be able to log in and include The Salvation Army Western Territory as a designated beneficiary. Another option is to use the phone number to call your retirement plan custodian. They will assist you in updating your beneficiary designation. If you would like to notify us of your generous beneficiary designation, please complete the Notify us of your Beneficiary Designation section.
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|Notify us of your IRA gift
|Thank you for considering a IRA gift to us. A sample letter is available to send to your DAF provider. You may save and print the PDF of your letter. If you have email contact information for your DAF provider, you may send a PDF copy of your DAF letter or you may copy and paste the text into an email. You will need to enter the amount of your recommended grant and your DAF account number on the letter before mailing. If you would like to notify us of your generous gift, please complete the Notify us of your DAF Gift section.
Designating part or all of your unused retirement assets, such as your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension, or other tax-deferred plan, is an excellent way to make a gift to The Salvation Army Western Territory after your lifetime.
If you are like most people, you probably will not use all of your retirement assets during your lifetime. You can make a gift of your unused retirement assets to help further our mission.
To leave your retirement assets to The Salvation Army Western Territory after your lifetime, you will need to complete a beneficiary designation form provided by your retirement plan custodian. If you designate The Salvation Army Western Territory as beneficiary, we will benefit from the full value of your gift because your retirement assets will not be taxed at your passing. Your estate will benefit from an estate tax charitable deduction for the gift.
Did you know that 40%-60% of your retirement assets may be taxed if you leave them to your heirs at your passing? Another option is to leave your heirs assets that receive a step up in basis (bypassing negative tax consequences), such as real estate and stock, and give the retirement assets to The Salvation Army Western Territory. As a charity, we are not taxed upon receiving an IRA or other retirement plan assets. You can use the "Make a Future Gift of Retirement Assets" tool to contact your retirement plan custodian and designate a future gift to The Salvation Army Western Territory.
If you have any questions about gifts of retirement assets, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.
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