Planned Giving

A planned gift lasts long beyond a lifetime! When you notify Columbus Hospice that you have made provisions in your estate plants to include support for the organization, you are leaving a lasting legacy for the end-of-life care in our community. Columbus Hospice relies on the generosity of our community to help provide services that are not covered by Medicare or Insurance, like Pet Peace of Mind and We Honor Veterans.

Types of Planned Gifts
Will

Include language in your will or trust designating Columbus Hospice as a beneficiary of your assets. Contact us so we can coordinate with you on the appropriate documentation, to ensure your gift is used in accordance with your wishes when received. 

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Gifts by 'Will' are one of Columbus Hospices' most valued source of support. Unrestricted funds are the greatest flexibility to use funds where they are most needed.

You may leave Columbus Hospice:

  •  A stated dollar amount

  • A percentage of your residual estate (gifts that remain after loved ones and expenses are paid off)

  • A specific assets, such a securities or marketable items

 

How to name Columbus Hospice in your will?

Legal Name: Columbus Hospice

Address: 7020 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909

Federal Tax ID #: 58-1385395

We hope you will let us know when you have named Columbus Hospice in your will or trust so that we can thank you. Please use this Bequest Intention Form to notify us of your intention.

Life Insurance

You can provide now for the future gift of Columbus Hospice by naming us as beneficiaries of a life insurance policy. 

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If you have a life insurance policy that is no longer needed for your family, designating Columbus Hospice as a beneficiary is a simple way to support our work.

IRA Rollover

Individuals ages 70.5 years old or older can transfer up to $100,000 per year to Columbus Hospice from a IRA, to satisfy the requirement minimum distribution for the year.

Retirement Plan Assets

Name Columbus Hospice as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401(k), or other qualified plan. Designate us to recieve all or a portion of the balance of your plan through your plan administer. The balance in your plan will transfer to Columbus Hospice after your passing.

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Name Columbus Hospice as a beneficiary of your retirement account is a simple and powerful; way to support the lifesaving work of our organization without changing your will or living trust. Beneficiary designation gifts pass directly to Columbus Hospice without going through the probate process. This means they go right to work helping us provide care to enhance the quality of life for those living with serious illness.

Many of our donors name Columbus Hospice as a beneficiary of all or a specific percentage of their IRA, 401(k), 403(b), or other retirement plans.

Individuals who inherit retirement plan assets are usually required to pay income tax on them, so they're often considered amount the best assets to leave to charity.

How to name Columbus Hospice in your retirement plan?

Ask your retirement plan administrator or financial institution for a change of beneficiary form and list us as:

Legal Name: Columbus Hospice

Address: 7020 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909

Federal Tax ID #: 58-1385395

We want to say Thank you!

If you have already designated Columbus Hospice in your estate plans, please contact us, as we would like to personally thank you for your exceptional generosity. 

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For more information about planned giving through annuities, charitable remainder trusts, or revocable living trusts. Please fill out the form below and we will contact you.

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