Habitat Greenville would be grateful to be included in your estate planning. Your planned gift will benefit Habitat's housing ministry beyond your lifetime—moving us ever closer to the ultimate goal of every person in our community having a decent place to live.
There are numerous types of planned gifts. The simplest include:
- A bequest: A gift or legacy left in your will or living trust, typically personal property or assets. To create a bequest, please using the following language:
"I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose."
2. An IRA, retirement plan, or life insurance policy: Naming Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County the beneficiary of part or all of an IRA or retirement plan account, or a life insurance policy.
3. A charitable gift annuity: An agreement in which you transfer cash or other assets to Habitat Greenville in exchange for its promise to pay you an annuity for life.
For information or assistance with all types of planned giving, email Barbara Martin, CFRE, Vice-President of Development, or contact her by phone at (864) 370-1458.