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Planned Giving

Why Make a Planned Gift

Why do many people make planned gift commitments? With planned giving, you can provide long-lasting support while enjoying financial benefits for yourself. Other great benefits include tax deduction opportunities and peace of mind knowing that the things that are most important to you philanthropically will still continue to benefit from your generosity after you are gone.

Simple to Join

Our legacy societies are membership organizations that exist to serve and recognize you. There are no dues. The only requirement for membership is to let us know that you have made a planned gift to Catholic Health or one of the hospital foundations. You can always remain anonymous if you choose.

Examples of Planned Gifts

  • Revocable or irrevocable bequest
  • Real property gift
  • Charitable Remainder Trust (CRAT)
  • Life insurance gift
  • Gift of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

Your Benefits for Joining

  • Exclusive member benefits and communications
  • Personalize certificate of membership
  • Subscription to our connections newsletters
  • Invitation to a special hospital briefings and recognition events
  • Gift of appreciation

How to Make a Planned Gift

For more information on making a planned gift to Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Please contact:

Sister Mary Mechtilde Legacy Society
Susan Jandzinski
(716) 447-6776