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Planned Giving

Making Light of Hearts Villa a beneficiary of your will, trust, or other legacy plan is a thoughtful way to provide life-transforming care for future residents of Light of Hearts Villa and leave an inspiring philanthropic legacy.

Will or Trust: Include a gift for Light of Hearts Villa in your will or trust, designating a specific dollar amount or percentage.

Retirement Assets: Make Light of Hearts Villa the beneficiary of your retirement assets. Over 70 1/2? You may be able to satisfy your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) by gifting the amount directly to Light of Hearts Villa with no negative tax consequences.

Life Insurance: Consider naming Light of Hearts Villa as a primary life insurance beneficiary or as a contingent beneficiary should your other beneficiaries not survive you. After your lifetime, the benefits from your policy pass to Light of Hearts Villa. To make this gift, simply contact your insurance carrier and request a beneficiary form.

Charitable Gift Annuities: A charitable gift annuity with Light of Hearts Villa is a gift that gives back. It can provide you and/or another beneficiary with stable income for life. You may also receive an immediate income tax deduction.

For more information or to discuss planned giving opportunities, contact Development Manager Amy Huntley at 440-232-1991 ext. 524 or


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