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Plan Your Legacy of Love

Thank you for your interest in supporting Bethany Christian Services. Whether you are new to the concept of legacy giving and simply need more information, or have already designated Bethany in your Will, we look forward to getting to know you better and what your legacy means - for generations to come.  


Resources

Bethany Christian Services impacts the lives of children and families for Christ. We strive to be good stewards of the lives God has entrusted to us and extend that effort into every area of our lives—financially, relationally, and spiritually. 

Working with the Barnabas Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides no-cost gift planning services to our supporters, we offer help as you seek to make wise financial decisions—based in scripture.

Below you’ll find articles that explain a biblical view of stewardship as well as some additional planning resources. For more information about legacy planning, please contact us at legacyplanning@bethany.org. 

Legacy Gift Strategies

Legacy gift giving is powerful because it puts into practice faith, wisdom and passion to serve children and families by financially sustaining the mission of Bethany Christian Services now and for generations to come. Read more about 3 powerful legacy gift strategies.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

For many people, a Charitable Remainder Trust provides a framework for being a good and wise steward of assets now, with a Godly plan for being a faithful and joyful giver, later. Learn more about Charitable Remainder Trusts. 

Gifts of Stocks, Securities and Mututal Funds

Gifts of appreciated stocks often provide significant tax benefits. The National Christian Foundation assists Bethany to convert stocks into ministry dollars that support our work wtih children and families all over the world. Click for more information on Gifts of Stocks, Securities and Mutual Funds

New Tax Law and Giving Wisely

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 contains changes to the tax code that will impact just about every taxpayer in some way. Read more here or for a referral to a financial, tax, or legal professional, please contact us. 

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