Your faith in our efforts and your commitment to your community make it possible for us to achieve our mission. Your gifts of prayer and financial support are an investment—an investment that will be repaid many times over by the thousands of lives changed each day. With our guaranteed safe and secure online donation, it’s easier than ever to contribute.
Motivated by the love of God, as a leader in Christian faith-based human services, The Salvation Army is committed to serve the whole person, body, soul and spirit, with integrity and respect, using creative solutions to positively transform lives. Its objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.’
Today, through over 3,500 service centers in the eastern region of the United States, The Army's spiritual and social services assist millions of homeless, working poor, children, youth, addicted, elderly, and abused families and individuals.
A Planned Gift comes in different forms, simply put, it is the process of naming The Salvation Army as a charitable beneficiary of an estate plan. All gifts made to The Salvation Army may be designated to benefit a specific geographic region, age group or program. There is a joy in knowing that you have helped ensure the financial future of charitable causes you feel are important.
An effective estate plan balances your personal and family goals and values with your charitable interests through financial planning. We suggest you review any existing plan periodically with your advisors. This is especially important when changes in personal and financial circumstances occur.
The benefits of charitable giving are many, whether your gift comes through a bequest or during life giving opportunities. Almost every charitable gift can be considered an investment. Potential benefits to charitable estate planning include:
- Helping others in your community
- Estate Tax Savings
- Income Tax Savings
- Capital gains Savings
- Fixed Income for Life
Giving Opportunities Include:
Wills, Stocks, Revocable Living Trust, Life Income Gifts, Charitable Gift Annunity, Charitable Remainder Trust, Life Estate, Real Estate, and Retirement Account, as well as other gifts types.
For more information please contact Deirdre Govan at 610.432.0128 ext. 218 or you can e-mail: Deirdre.Govan@use.salvationarmy.org