Your gift to Houston Hospice makes a difference in the lives of hospice patients and families, with many donation options available.
DONATIONS BY MAIL
If you prefer to make a contribution by mail, you may send your donation to:
1905 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston TX 77030-4123
Houston Hospice accepts personal checks.
- Kindly tell us the name(s) of anyone whom you would like to honor or memorialize.
- Also, please include the name and mailing address of anyone you would like us to notify of your gift.
Your Gift to Houston Hospice Makes a Difference!
MEMORIAL GIFTS THROUGH OUR ONLINE STORE
Leaves may be purchased in memory, or in honor, of a loved one. Your brass leaf will be mounted on the brick wall of the walkway between the chapel and garden. Your leaf can have a maximum of 4 lines with 21 characters per line (including spaces).
GIVE WHEN YOU SHOP
Support Houston Hospice every time you shop online at over 330 of your favorite merchants, including Amazon. Every time you make an online purchase through the iGive.com shopping mall, the merchant donates a percentage of your purchase to Houston Hospice. Click here to learn more.LEARN MORE
When contemplating the pathway that will lead to your personal legacy, you can feel confident that a contribution to Houston Hospice will be cherished by all for whom we care. The determination to make a charitable gift is an expression of your values and priorities. Houston Hospice professionals will work with you and/or your advisors to create a giving opportunity that speaks to you and your family’s unique desires.
Ways to Give
The following are the most common types of planned gifts. These are simply an overview of your options, and are not intended to constitute tax, accounting or legal advice. Donors should consult with their own professional advisors regarding a planned gifts.
Bequests are the most popular type of planned gifts. A bequest may be a specific dollar amount, a percentage of an estate or a specific asset. Regardless of the size of your estate, a bequest can be made to a charity of your choosing. Federal Estate Tax Savings – An outright gift to Houston Hospice from your estate, whatever the amount, is entirely free from federal estate taxes. This means Houston Hospice is able to use the full amount of the bequest, whereas if it were left to an individual, a significant amount might go to federal estate taxes. Also, bequests generally are not subject to state inheritance or estate taxes.
Immediate gifts or cash, appreciated securities, real or tangible property are welcome gifts to Houston Hospice.
WILLS AND REVOCABLE LIVING TRUSTS
A gift made through your will or living trust permits you to retain all your assets during your life. Designation may be for a percentage of your estate, a specified amount or for the residue of your estate.
When added protection of a life insurance policy is no longer needed, transferring the policy’s ownership to Houston Hospice can result in tax benefits for you and a generous gift to Houston Hospice.
CHARITABLE LEAD TRUSTS
If you desire to retain ownership of the trust principal to meet future financial goals for your family, but have ample income now, a charitable lead trust directs income from the trust to Houston Hospice for the specified terms of the trust. After that period of time, the principal returns to you or your designee.
You may add Houston Hospice as a revocable beneficiary of your qualified IRA, pension plan, bank account or insurance policy.
Houston Hospice belongs to the Local Independent Charities of America (LICA), a federation of over 600 local nonprofit, charitable organizations that are helping those in need.
Through LICA, Houston Hospice participates in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for federal employees, the Texas State Employees Charitable Campaign (SECC), the City of Houston Combined Municipal Campaign (CMC) and other workplace campaigns. Please consider donating through your workplace campaign by designating us on your donation sheet.
You can donate to Houston Hospice at other workplaces through your company’s United Way campaign. Simply write in Houston Hospice if you do not find us on your employer’s list of charities.