Create a Legacy

The LSS Legacy Circle is a group of committed supporters who included LSS of Northern California in their estate plans. In conveying your intent to leave a legacy gift to LSS, your generosity helps further our work to end homelessness for good. The beauty of a legacy gift is that, with careful planning, you can fund a substantial gift to LSS while still providing for your loved ones. You may also be able to realize an immediate charitable contribution deduction and either avoid or minimize capital gain taxes.

Consult your attorney or financial advisor to learn how you can leave your legacy in the community.

Among the options you have to leave a legacy gift is through your will or trust:

The easiest way to create a meaningful legacy is through a bequest in your will or trust. Designating LSS of Northern California as a beneficiary in your will, trust, life insurance or retirement fund supports our long-term vision to end homelessness for good.

Sample Bequest Language for Cash

"I bequest the sum of $___ to LSS of Northern California, Federal Tax ID 94-1659687, a nonprofit corporation under the Internal Revenue Service section 501(c)(3) and headquartered at 1465 Civic Court, Building D, Suite 810, Concord, CA  94520.

Sample Language for Percent of Estate

"I devise and bequeath ___ percent of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal and wherever located, to LSS of Northern California, Federal Tax ID 94-1659687, a nonprofit corporation under the Internal Revenue Service section 501(c)(3) and headquartered at 1465 Civic Court, Building D, Suite 810, Concord, CA  94520. 

 

 

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