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Man wearing a hard-hat on a Habitat build project

Leave a legacy of good.

When you make a gift through your will, trust or other accounts to Habitat for Humanity, you become an integral partner in building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. With your hand-up, your legacy will positively impact St. Joseph County families for generations to come.

Gifts that cost nothing now
Through a provision in your will or living trust you can make a gift to Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County in the form of cash, securities, real estate or personal property. As a beneficiary of a retirement plan or a life insurance policy, Habitat could also benefit from your future generous gift.  

  • Bequest

  • Retirement Plan or IRA

  • Life Insurance

Gifts that pay you back

These gift vehicles can provide income benefits comparable to, or in some cases, exceeding those that might be earned in non-charitable vehicles. Many donors establish life income gifts with assets that are producing a very small amount of income, such as cash or appreciated stocks that do not earn dividends.

  • Charitable Gift Annuity - fixed payments

  • Charitable Remainder Trust - fixed or variable payments

Gifts with impact today

These popular giving vehicles make an immediate impact in our community through Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County.

  • Stocks and other appreciated assets

  • IRA's

  • Donor Advised Funds

  • Real Estate and other gifts

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