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Giving Options to Support Our Work

There are numerous ways that you can help A.R.E. achieve its mission and goals. In addition to outright contributions, your gifts through estate planning also contribute toward the Edgar Cayce legacy. The following list offers various giving options that will enable you to align your needs and goals with A.R.E.'s plans for the future. For additional information on how you can secure future income while supporting the work of A.R.E., contact A.R.E. Office of Development at 757-457-7215, or 800-333-4499, ext. 7215.

BEQUEST IN WILL - DEFER A GIFT UNTIL AFTER YOUR LIFETIME

Name A.R.E. in your will (designate a specific amount, a percentage or a share of the residue) and receive the following benefits:

  • Donation is exempt from federal estate tax
  • Control of your assets for your lifetime

REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST - MAKE A REVOCABLE GIFT DURING YOUR LIFE TIME

Name A.R.E. as the beneficiary assets in a living trust, and receive the following benefits:

  • You maintain control of the trust for your lifetime
  • Gift in trust is exempt from federal estate tax

OUTRIGHT GIFT OF CASH - MAKE A QUICK AND EASY GIFT

Simply write a check and Make a Donation today! And receive the following benefits:

  • Immediate income tax deduction
  • Removes property from estate

OUTRIGHT GIFT OF SECURITIES - AVOID TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS

Contribute long-term appreciated stock or other securities, and receive the benefit of:

  • Immediate charitable deduction of full fair market value
  • Avoidance of capital gains tax

OUTRIGHT GIFT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

Share your enjoyment of a collection, personal item, or Real Estate when you donate tangible personal property, and you will benefit by receiving a:

  • Charitable deduction based on the full fair market value

GIFT OF LIFE INSURANCE - MAKE A LARGE GIFT WITH LITTLE COST TO YOURSELF

Contribute a life insurance policy you no longer need, and your benefits are:

  • Current income tax deduction
  • Possible future deductions through gifts to pay policy premiums

GIFT OF RETIREMENT ASSETS - AVOID THE TWOFOLD TAXATION ON IRAS OR OTHER EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS

Name A.R.E. as the beneficiary of the remainder of your retirement assets after your lifetime, and you will benefit in the following ways:

  • Make the gift from the most highly taxed assets, leaving more for family
  • Avoids income and estate tax