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Planned Giving to Wings of Hope

Planned giving, also known as “legacy giving,” is a donation made by someone through a will or other estate-related designation. Legacy gifts are typically prepared with a financial planner and are meant to reflect your values and preferences.

In most cases, a legacy gift is made posthumously, after someone’s death, but not always. Legacy giving can also take other forms, including recurring donations that begin while the donor is alive and continue after the person is deceased.

While most legacy gifts are monetary, they can also be real property, stocks, or material goods such as jewelry—anything that’s of value to the beneficiary.

Help Support Hope with a Planned Legacy Gift

Legacy gifts are a great way to support Wings of Hope. These generous gifts make a difference in the lives of many people in our community at the end of life, and their families who are caring for them.  Your gift helps us continue to address our patients’ needs for care, comfort and dignity, and offer support to their families as their loved ones complete their life’s journey.


An easy way to make a legacy gift is by designating a portion of your estate to Wings of Hope. You can name Wings of Hope as a beneficiary in:

  • Your will

  • Living trust

  • Life insurance plan

  • Retirement plan, such as an IRA roll-over, pension, or other program

  • Sale of stocks or real estate


Such gifts are revocable during your lifetime and may save significant taxes for your estate.  Please consult your financial planning professional on the best instrument for your situation and goals.

Download the Eternals Society legacy gift form

For more information about how you can leave a legacy gift to support Wings of Hope, please contact our donations department at (210) 908-9774.

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