Leave a Legacy - If you have made provisions for the
Mid-Michigan Chapter Red Cross in your will or estate
plans, please notify us so we can recognize you for
your commitment. Any amount qualifies for recognition
in our Legacy Society. Your intent may be provided
in writing, or by calling 517-484-7461, ext.325,
or sending an e-mail to Terry
Whether supported through an outright gift or planned
gift, all Red Cross programs are made possible through the
generosity and commitment of people like you. A planned
gift to the Red Cross helps to ensure the future of the
services and programs we provide in your community and worldwide
and may further your financial goals.
What are planned gifts
Planned gifts include gifts through
your will, charitable gift annuities, gifts of life insurance,
pooled income funds, and charitable trusts.
Many of our supporters make charitable gifts by naming the
Red Cross as a beneficiary in their wills.
You irrevocably transfer some assets to the Red Cross now,
and in return, you (and a survivor, if you wish) receive income
of Life Insurance
Some of our supporters no longer need their life insurance,
that was purchased years ago to provide for children or other
family members, and donate the policy to the American Red
Individuals with very large estates can use a charitable
lead trust to benefit the American Red Cross and pass
principal to family members with little or no tax penalty.
of Retirement Plans
Your IRA assets will be transferred to a charitable remainder
trust, the trust will provide life income to the beneficiary,
and then an eventual gift to the Red Cross.
Hickey at 517-484-7461, ext.325 for addition information
or questions about planned giving, please contact