The Order of the Sacred Flame honors individuals who have made a provision for Lees-McRae College in their estate plans. All alumni and friends who have documented planned gift with the College are members of this prestigious society.
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You may consider one of the following ways of supporting Lees-McRae College.
This is the easiest way to make an estate gift to Lees-McRae College. Your estate will receive a charitable deduction.
Tax savings may be realized by your heirs. There are several different types of bequests which can help you meet your philanthropic desires.
Gifts of residence or other real estate enable you to avoid capital gains taxes and receive a charitable deduction.
A fully paid life insurance policy may be donated to Lees-McRae College – donor will receive a charitable deduction based on the present value of the policy (an amount close to the cash value).
Name Lees-McRae College as a beneficiary of any life insurance policy you own.
Establish a new life insurance policy with Lees-McRae College as the owner and beneficiary—donor pays annual premium, which is fully tax deductable.
A simple contract in which the donor(s) receives a specific return based on their age(s) at the time of the gift.
Immediate and deferred annuities can provide for a fixed income.
Many people believe that trusts are for the wealthy. While trusts can be very beneficial to the wealthy, often those with limited assets establish trusts to preserve their capital and increase the earning derived from it. You may establish a trust that will permit you to make a gift to Lees-McRae (and receive a charitable deduction) while increasing your income. We would be happy to discuss these various types of trusts with you and your attorney.
Charitable Remainder Trusts can provide both tax savings and provide for your heirs.
There are a variety of Charitable Remainder Trusts that can help you realize your philanthropic dreams.
As illustrated, there are many ways of making an estate gift. Regardless of which method you select, you will have the personal satisfaction of knowing that you are strengthening Lees-McRae College and benefiting young men and women for generations to come.
For further information regarding any of the above giving opportunities, please contact Caroline Hart, Vice President for Advancement at 828-898-8777 or by email, email@example.com.
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