Epworth Children’s Home
2900 Millwood Ave
Columbia SC 29205
803-256-7394

Planned Giving Center

Thank you for your interest in learning more about the benefits of planned giving — for you, for your family, and for the children at Epworth.

Planned giving is as easy as (1) making a charitable gift, and (2) saving taxes. We’d like to make it even easier with this introduction to some of the best ways to give — and save.

We hope that this information will be helpful to you and your attorney, accountant, or other professional advisors.  If you have further questions, please give us a call at 803-256-7394. Thank you for your interest and support.

Types of Gifts

If you itemize, you can lower your income taxes simply by writing us a check. Gifts of cash are fully deductible––up to a maximum of 50% of your adjusted gross income.

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Gifts of a residence, vacation home, farm, acreage, or vacant lot can have significant tax advantages.

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Current tax laws make it possible for you to make a charitable gift of stock at a remarkably low after-tax cost.

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Through a gift of life insurance, you can make a substantial contribution to us—at a low out-of-pocket cost.

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Common Planned Giving Methods

Wills & Bequests

Wills & Bequests

Remembering the children at Epworth in your will.
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Charitable Gift Annuity

Charitable Gift Annuity

We will pay you a guaranteed fixed income for life.
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Charitable Remainder Trust

Charitable Remainder Trust

Increase your current income while you provide a generous gift for Epworth’s future.
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Charitable Lead Trust

Charitable Lead Trust

Pass assets on to your heirs free of all (or most) estate and gift taxes.
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Become a Member of the Society of 1896

All persons leaving a planned gift or bequest that exceeds $25,000 will be included in the Society of 1896 when Epworth is notified of your planned gift or bequest.  All Society members are recognized as members on a display in the Administration Office at Epworth Children’s Home. Gifts are also listed in our Newsletter upon receipt of the gift and in every subsequent Annual Report to Donors.

Epworth Staff Contact

Lisa Livingston Fusco, Senior Director of Development & Communications
lfusco@epworthsc.org
803-256-7394

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