How to Give

Create Your Legacy Through a Planned Gift

Charitable gifts help you meet your current philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. But did you know that a planned gift can also protect your assets, provide for your family, and guarantee you income for life? You can even make a significant impact through a gift that costs nothing in your lifetime (through a charitable bequest under your will).

Four Ways to Make a Planned Gift

To read about one of the four basic ways to make a planned gift, select the one below that best fits your situation.


Gifts by Will

Make a gift that costs nothing now.

Gifts That Pay You Income

You can support an Advocate hospital or program and retain income for yourself and loved ones.

Gifts from Retirement Plans

Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to an Advocate hospital or program.

What to Give

Giving cash is simple, but giving assets such as stocks often offers additional tax savings.


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