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Ways to Give

Undesignated Gifts
Undesignated gifts allow us to direct resources to where they are most needed.  There are a number of ways to make a gift to Pilgrim Place. 

  1. Credit card donations are simply one click away on our secure online donation form
  2. Cash gifts in the form of a check are not subject to gift or estate taxes. The gift ceiling is up to 50% of your gross adjusted income. Gifts exceeding your gift ceiling for one year can be rolled over to succeeding years until the tax benefit is exhausted, or for up to 5 years, whichever comes first. Please send your check payable to Pilgrim Place, 660 Avery Road, Claremont CA 91711.
  3. Contact the Development Office at 909-399-5513 to discuss additional giving opportunities.

Bequests
You can give beyond your lifetime by remembering organizations that have made a difference in your life.  Your decision to leave a portion of your estate to Pilgrim Place will touch the lives of many residents who have lived on meager resources.

Life Income Gifts
You can benefit from life income gifts, gift annuities and other life income plans.  They allow you to give and receive.  Donors obtain a steady income as well as receiving significant tax deductions.  With the most appropriate life income plan donors can avoid capital gains taxes on the sale of appreciated assets.

Outright Gift of Securities
With the contribution of long-term appreciated stock or securities, donors can avoid tax on capital gains and receive an immediate charitable deduction on the full fair market value of the gift.

Gift of Real Estate
Make a gift of an asset no longer needed and generate an immediate income tax deduction and reduce or eliminate capital gains tax.  

Gift of Life Insurance
You have the opportunity to make a large gift with little cost to yourself by contributing a life insurance policy you no longer need.  You will receive a current income tax deduction and receive future deductions through gifts to pay the policy premiums.

Matching Gifts
Many employers have matching gift programs.  Your generous gift can be multiplied by a matching gift.  Pilgrim Place is eligible through its non-profit 501(c)(3) status to receive matching gifts from corporations, foundations and other similar organizations.

 

You can make a difference!

Your contribution will enhance the lives of Pilgrim Place residents and our friends living at the Health Services Center.  To make your donation, please contact the Development Office at 909-399-5513 or use our convenient online donation form.