Discover the Benefits of Giving Wisely
Make a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime.
Have you ever wished you could support Special Olympics and improve your financial security at the same time?
Well you can. At Special Olympics, we call it Creative Giving.
In fact, just one "creative gift" can return an immediate tax deduction to you, plus lifetime income for you and a loved one, plus long-term financial support to Special Olympics.
That's right... you benefit, your loved ones benefit, and Special Olympics benefits. If that isn't creativity, we'd like to know what is.
How is this possible? By taking advantage of incentives the IRS provides, we can craft a gift that delivers exactly the benefits to us, and to you, that you have been looking for.
Financial advisors call these creative techniques "planned gifts," because with thoughtful planning, you can turn personal giving challenges into win-win solutions for you and for us.
So whether you want to make a gift that costs you nothing during your lifetime, or a gift that gives you guaranteed income for life, this website is where you'll find out how to make it happen.
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Where to Begin?
First, keep reminding yourself that you don't have to be wealthy to make a significant gift to Special Olympics.
Second, begin browsing through Gifts Anyone Can Afford. You will be pleased at the opportunities that abound.
Gifts Anyone Can Afford
Did you know there are ways to support Special Olympics that don't affect your current lifestyle or your family's security?
You can support Special Olympics with gifts that don't impact the way you live. You can designate Special Olympics to receive estate assets in the future, or you can make immediate gifts to us of assets that are "out of sight and out of mind." We call these "Gifts Anyone Can Afford" because anyone can make them now without impacting their cash flow, lifestyle or family security.
•You can make a gift that costs you nothing during your lifetime.
•You can make a gift that leaves your cash flow and current financial planning unchanged.
•You don't have to use cash to make your gift; you can "buy low and give high" by making your gift with appreciated securities instead.
•You can give an asset you no longer need or want.
Popular Giving Arrangements
Gifts From Your Will or Trust
Need to preserve your assets during your lifetime? You can plan a gift to us that will only take effect after your other obligations have ceased.
•Learn more about a Will Plan
•Sample Gift Language
Give us assets subject to double taxation, then leave more to your family. Learn more about Gifts from a Retirement Plan.
Gifts of Stock and Appreciated Assets
Here's how to take advantage of appreciated securities without incurring capital gains tax. Learn more about Gifts of Appreciated Securities.
You don't need a large estate to make a significant gift to us. Here's how you can leverage your dollars for a larger gift. Learn more about Gifts of Life Insurance.
A valuable asset you can donate in exchange for powerful tax benefits and even an income stream for you and/or your loved ones. Learn more about Real Estate.
You can give us many kinds of personal property that enhance our mission and provide tax benefits to you. Learn more about Personal Property.
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