What will your legacy be? Many donors are taking steps through bequests or planned gifts to Heart of Missouri CASA to make a difference for the children here in Boone and Callaway counties needing our CASA support. Your bequests and other planned gifts have a profound and lasting impact on Heart of Missouri CASA’s ability to advocate for vulnerable children in foster care. Careful estate planning also yields special advantages for donors and their heirs as they provide support in a significant and lasting way.
The Easiest Way to Make an Impact – A Gift in Your Will or Living Trust
Interested in helping Heart of Missouri CASA with our mission but feel overwhelmed by the thought of writing another check or giving up your assets today? A simple, flexible and versatile way to ensure we can continue our CASA’s work for years to come is a gift in your will or living trust, known as a charitable bequest.
By including a bequest to the Heart of Missouri CASA in your will or living trust, you are ensuring that we can continue our mission for years to come.
Check Out This Potential Scenario…
When Tom and Martha got married, they made a point to put together a will to protect their assets. They both loved Heart of Missouri CASA and decided to include a bequest of $75,000 to us in their will.
As Tom and Martha’s family grew to include three children, they decided to revise their gift to ensure their children’s future financial security. They met with their attorney and simply revised the bequest language so that their gift to Heart of Missouri CASA was now a percentage of their estate instead of a specific amount. Tom and Martha now rest easy knowing when they pass, their plans will provide for the children and CASA’s that Heart of Missouri supports. Their legacy is to continue the charitable work they love.
Note: It is wise to consult with your legal and tax professionals if you are contemplating a charitable legacy gift.