Our Lady Star of the Sea Endowment Fund
Gifts During Life
Your tax-deductible gift to Star of the Sea Endowment Fund allows you to watch your gift at work during your lifetime. You may choose to make periodic contributions to the Endowment Fund. Many people include this in their year end tax planning. Your gifts of appreciated property may have further tax advantages. Such gifts might include: Real Property, Stocks, Jewelry, Art and Antiques.
The next time a funeral notice suggests a gift to your favorite charity, consider Star of the Sea. Unlike floral gifts, your memorial donation to Star of the Sea Endowment Fund is a lasting gift and is tax deductible. An acknowledgment of your generosity will be sent to the family of the deceased one you wish to honor.
Gifts of Joy
A thoughtful way to honor a wedding, anniversary, baptism, first Eucharist, graduation, or any special occasion in your own life or the life of someone close to you.
Gifts By Will
There are a variety of methods that can be used to remember Star of the Sea Endowment Fund.
It could be as simple as remembering the Star of the Sea Endowment Fund in your will or living trust.
One could designate the Star of the Sea Endowment Fund as beneficiary in a life insurance policy or retirement fund.
Charitable contributions can save estate taxes.
More sophisticated methods are available for larges estates including unitrusts or annuity trusts. Your attorney, trust officer, or tax advisor should be consulted in deciding which plan best suits your individual estate.