Bequest by Will or Trust
You can make a charitable gift by designating a percentage or a specific dollar amount of your estate. This type of gift qualifies for the charitable estate tax deduction.
You can make a charitable gift using the beneficiary designation of your IRA, 401(K) or other retirement plan. This type of gift avoids estate and income taxation on the assets accumulated tax-free during your lifetime.
Life insurance offers flexible ways to make a charitable gift of an existing or new policy.
Gifts of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and real property qualify for a charitable income tax deduction, avoid capital gains taxes and reduce potential estate taxes.
Many financial accounts, CDs, mutual funds, annuities and life insurance policies allow you to make a charitable gift using beneficiary designations.
Gifts That Provide Income
You can make a gift now, get immediate tax benefits, ensure that you or a loved one receives income payments for life and make a future charitable gift.
January 2020-New Members
New Legacy Society members were recognized at the 2020 Foundation Gala. L to R: Larry & Tracey Proskocil, Jessica and Dan Piskorski, Tony. R. Larsen, Stephanie and Scott Friesen, Barbara Johnson, and Christina and Caleb Pollard.
Not pictured: Catie Larsen & Jim and Becky Ries
Why They Gave
3 Steps to Leaving a Legacy
Lloyd and Naomi's Story
Several years before they passed away in 2013, Lloyd and Naomi Geweke of Ord used proceeds totaling $286,000 from the sale of a home in Arizona to fund three permanent endowments for Valley County.
Consult with a professional adviser to choose a gift that aligns with your future plans, as well as your family and financial needs.
Share your plans with us! We will work with you to help decide on a designation for your gift that aligns with your personal goals and passions, as well as the future needs of VCHS.
Enjoy being a member of the VCHS Foundation Legacy Society, knowing that your gift will leave a lasting legacy by ensuring quality healthcare for future generations.
Already Planned a Gift?
If you’ve already planned a gift to the VCHS Foundation, please let us know! We would love to hear your story and help you get all the benefits the Legacy Society has to offer.