Donate Through Your IRA For those who are 70 ½ years and older, you can donate up to $100,000/year from your IRA to qualified charities, such as Lummi Island Congregational Church, without having to pay income taxes on that money. You may instruct your IRA custodian to electronically transfer funds or send a check. Call the office 360-758-2060 for instructions that your broker can follow to transfer funds electronically to Lummi Island Congregational Church.
Donate Appreciated Securities Gifts of long-term appreciated securities are an easy way to make a lasting contribution to Lummi Island Congregational Church, while also taking advantage of charitable tax benefits for yourself. By donating securities to Lummi Island Congregational Church that you have held for one year or longer, you can avoid capital gain taxes that you would have incurred if you sold the securities yourself. Call the office 360-758-2060 for instructions that your broker can follow to transfer securities electronically to Lummi Island Congregational Church.
Make a Legacy Gift A legacy gift is a planned donation that is arranged in the present but realized at a future date. Commonly donated through a will or trust, planned gifts are most often received by an organization when the donor passes away.
Legacy gifts made through charitable bequests help sustain the future of Lummi Island Congregational Church. A bequest is a gift you make through your estate. You may make a bequest for a specific amount, for specified assets, or for a percentage of your estate. For information about bequests, please contact Rebecca Rettmer at email@example.com or call 360-758-2060.
If you have already included Lummi Island Congregational Church in your estate plans, please let us know so that we may thank you during your lifetime!