Create a Legacy

Caring for our neighbors is as relevant today as it was 500 years ago, when Martin Luther called on us to care for all people.  And, it will remain relevant in the years ahead as we work together to alleviate the complex problems that contribute to homelessness.

How will you ensure that your legacy of helping others continues? A bequest or estate gift to LSS of Northern California is one way to make an enduring gift of compassion to those who need it most. 

The LSS Legacy Circle is a group of committed supporters who have notified LSS that they will remember LSS of Northern California in their estate plans. 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.

Check back on this page soon, as we will have even more resources to help you plan your legacy.

The easiest way to create a meaningful legacy of caring for others is through a bequest in your will, trust, life insurance or retirement fund. Your generosity will  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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