There are many ways to leave a legacy, and for those who would like to include a long-term gift to Nashville Rescue Mission, there are many options to consider.
When you name Nashville Rescue Mission as a beneficiary in your will, living trust, or an insurance policy, you will leave a legacy that provides hope for today, tomorrow, and eternity for the homeless, hungry and hurting in our community.
How A Bequest Works
A bequest is one of the easiest legacy gifts you can make. You may include language in your will specifying a gift be made to Nashville Rescue Mission as part of your estate plan.
A bequest is generally a revocable gift, which means it can be changed or modified at any time. You can choose to designate that a bequest is used for a general or specific purpose, giving you the peace of mind knowing your gift will be used as intended. Bequests are exempt from federal estate taxes.
If you have already included Nashville Rescue Mission in your estate plans, please fill out this form to let us know. We desire to serve planned giving partners by offering you and your family ways to determine your legacy while supporting you with meaningful stewardship information.
To help you begin your legacy today, you can use FreeWill. FreeWill is a free, online estate planning tool that guides you through the process of writing your legally valid will in 20 minutes or less. It will also make it simple to include Nashville Rescue Mission in your will.
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Vice President of Development
Ann Davis has faithfully supported Nashville Rescue Mission’s efforts to care for the hungry, homeless, and hurting for over 50 years. Hear why Ann decided to include the Mission in her estate plan to help care for homeless women and children in need.
Benefits of A Bequest
— Receive an estate tax charitable deduction.
— Reduce the burden of taxes on your family.
— Leave a lasting legacy to charity.
Bequest of a Specific Dollar Amount
I hereby give, devise, and bequeath _________ and No/100 dollars ($DOLLARS) to Nashville Rescue Mission, a nonprofit organization located at 639 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN, 37203, Federal Tax ID #45-2424130, for Nashville Rescue Mission’s general use and purpose.
If you are considering making a bequest of a percentage of your estate to Nashville Rescue Mission, we recommend the following language:
I hereby give, devise, and bequeath ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death, to Nashville Rescue Mission, a nonprofit organization located at 639 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN, 37203, Federal Tax ID #45-2424130, for Nashville Rescue Mission’s general use and purpose.
If you have any questions about leaving a bequest to Nashville Rescue Mission, please contact us. We are happy to assist you. If you have been so generous as to include a bequest to Nashville Rescue Mission as part of your estate plan, please take the time to let us know. We would like to recognize you and your family for your generosity.