LEAVE A LEGACY OF LIGHT
for Families Facing Childhood Cancer
For over forty years, Candlelighters has provided assistance and support to thousands of families who have had to navigate through the realities and pain of this terrible disease. With your support, Candlelighters will continue to provide critical resources for years to come so that children don't have to fight cancer alone.
There are many ways your gift can make a lasting promise to stand by these families - including gifts you can make today, gifts that can pay you an income and legacy gifts that can make an impact after your lifetime.
PLANNED GIVING OPPORTUNITIES
We invite you to give the gift of light by considering one of the opportunities below.
A Gift of Light Today
Gift to Candlelighters today support our families currently dealing with childhood cancer. A multi-year gift allows your gift to have a reliable impact on our mission.
- Gifts of securities: gifts of marketable securities allows you to receive income tax and capital gains benefits.
- Charitable IRA distributions: gift of IRA distributions eliminates income taxation.
- Real Estate: gifts of real estate may be deeded outright or through a bequest. The gift may provide an immediate tax deduction.
A GIFT OF LIGHT TOMORROW
Legacy gifts to Candlelighters allow us to count on your support in the future while you still receive income during your lifetime. An estate planned gift allows your family's commitment to support you during your lifetime and our mission in the future.
- Charitable Gift Annuity: The gift of annuity is an irrevocable gift where you receive a predictable fixed income for life.
- Charitable Remainder Trust: The gift of a remainder trust is an irrevocable gift of assets into a charitable trust that provides income for life or a set term.
- Charitable Lead Trust: The gift of a lead trust pays income payments to the organization for a set period of time after the assets are transferred back to the grantor or beneficiary.
- Bequests: A bequest is a gift throught your will or revocable trust. You may choose a specific item, percentage, or amount.
- Account beneficiary: A beneficiary designation can be added to any bank, IRA or investment account.
A GIFT OF LIGHT FOREVER
A gift to Candlelighters Endowment Fund ensures that your family's legacy will be a beacon of light until children no longer have to face cancer.
- Gift to the Endowment: a gift into perpetuity to support the mission going forward.
To leave a LEGACY OF LIGHT
For more information on how to Leave a Legacy of Light, please contact Candlelighters CEO, Kimberly Kindig, 702.213.8400 or firstname.lastname@example.org