Leave a Legacy | Methodist Children's Homes of Mississippi

Leave a Legacy

Give to the Heart of the Matter

Types of Legacy Giving

· Add the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS to documents you already have in place, or plan to put in place.

· Include a bequest to Methodist Children’s Homes of MS in your Will or Revocable Trust.

· Designate the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS as beneficiary of your Retirement Assets - IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or pension.

· Name the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS as a beneficiary of your Life Insurance policy.

· Designate the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS as a beneficiary of a Bank account(s).

· Gifting specific property to the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS such as: real estate, stocks, and other securities, art, antiques and other collectables.

Ways to Give bequest

· Give a percentage of your estate.

· Give a particular dollar amount of specific asset.

· Leave the balance of residue of your estate after other distributions are made and expenses are covered.

Benefits

· Reduce your taxable estate by the amount given to the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS.

· Make a significant gift to the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS and designate how it should be used.

· Experience the satisfaction of knowing you can continue to support the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS long after you are gone.

· Create a legacy that changes lives for generations to come.

Next Step

1. Receive your free personal workbook by emailing Kate Williams at kwilliams@mchms.org.

2. Take the completed workbook and all necessary paperwork to your lawyer to create your will or trust.

3. If you are planning on adding MCH as a beneficiary to your retirement assets, life insurance or bank account please contact your insurance provider, retirement plan administrator, and/or bank or financial institute to fill out the appropriation beneficiary designation forms.

Sample Bequest Language:

I hereby give to United Methodist Ministry with Children and Families, Inc. (DBA. Methodist Children’s Homes of MS) PO Box 66 Clinton, MS 39060 (the sum of $_____________) or (______% of the residue of my estate,) to be used for its general purposes.

The Methodist Children’s Homes would love to answer all your questions, please email us at mchms@mchms.org or call 601-853-5000 ext. 1222.

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