Leave a Legacy

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Give to the Heart of the Matter

  • Add the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS to documents you already have in place, or plan to put in place.
  • Include a bequest to Methodist Children’s Homes of MS in your Will or Revocable Trust.
  • Designate the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS as beneficiary of your Retirement Assets – IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or pension.
  • Name the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS as a beneficiary of your Life Insurance policy.
  • Designate the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS as a beneficiary of a Bank account(s).
  • Gifting specific property to the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS such as: real estate, stocks, and other securities, art, antiques and other collectables.
  • Give a percentage of your estate.
  • Give a particular dollar amount of specific asset.
  • Leave the balance of residue of your estate after other distributions are made and expenses are covered.
  • Reduce your taxable estate by the amount given to the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS.
  • Make a significant gift to the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS and designate how it should be used.
  • Experience the satisfaction of knowing you can continue to support the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS long after you are gone.
  • Create a legacy that changes lives for generations to come.
  1. Receive your free personal workbook by emailing Samantha Kalahar at skalahar@mchms.org.
  2. Take the completed workbook and all necessary paperwork to your lawyer to create your will or trust.
  3. If you are planning on adding MCH as a beneficiary to your retirement assets, life insurance or bank account please contact your insurance provider, retirement plan administrator, and/or bank or financial institute to fill out the appropriation beneficiary designation forms.

Sample Bequest Language:

I hereby give to United Methodist Ministry with Children and Families, Inc. (DBA. Methodist Children’s Homes of MS) PO Box 66 Clinton, MS 39060 (the sum of $_____________) or (______% of the residue of my estate,) to be used for its general purposes.
The Methodist Children’s Homes would love to answer all your questions, please email us at mchms@mchms.org or call 601-853-5000 ext. 2201.