Ways To Help - Planned Giving Options
As part of your long-term financial planning, a planned gift can offer you substantial tax and estate planning benefits and allow you to make a larger and more lasting gift to Ronald McDonald House Charities Saskatchewan.
A Planned Gift can be a gift RMHC-SK receives now, or in the future and is a way for you to be a key Ronald McDonald House supporter while meeting your personal financial goals.
There are several ways you can plan to make a gift to Ronald McDonald House. The option(s) you choose depends on your unique circumstances and financial objectives. Speak to your tax/legal/financial advisor regarding the impact of these strategies for your own circumstances, or alternatively, contact the House and we can put you in touch with a suitable professional.
Gift in Memory
Make a special donation in memory of a loved one and in support of families who stay at the House.
Gift in Your Will
Direct a specific sum or percentage of your estate through a bequest and leave a legacy of support for the next generation of families who stay with us. For additional assistance, regarding suggested will clauses please discuss with your professional adviser or contact the House for additional information.
Gift of RRSPs or RRIFs
Make the House the direct or named beneficiary of an RRSP or RRIF and the donation’s tax credit may significantly reduce or eliminate the tax liability on your estate.
Gift of Life Insurance
Give an existing policy, donate a new policy or name RMHC-SK as a beneficiary. Any one of these options has positive tax implications for you and your estate.
An endowment fund is a donation, which is invested, with the earnings generated on the principal used to support Ronald McDonald House's work. You can let RMHC-SK decide where the earnings are most needed or designate a geographic area.
Gifts in Honour
Make a donation to recognize or celebrate special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and career milestones.
A "gift-in-kind" is a gift of property such as real estate, securities, artwork, jewelry or collectibles. After independent appraisals, RMHC-SK will issue you a tax receipt of gifts values over $100..
Gift of Shares or Mutual Funds
A donation-in-kind of securities or mutual funds is a simple way of supporting today’s families, and may be 100% tax creditable.
Charitable Remainder Trust
Your gift of cash or other property is used to establish a trust. You receive the income from the trust, according to the terms set out when it is established, and a receipt for the remainder. RMHC-SK receives whatever remains in the trust after your death.
An endowed gift (or endowment) of sufficient size will generate annual interest that can be used to support families who stay at the House. These gifts are held in perpetuity.