Make an impact through Planned Giving
When you give to Lighthouse, your gift will help move our mission of building equitable communities that alleviate poverty. Making a planned gift will create a lasting legacy in our community, ensuring there is help and hope available to those who need it for years to come.
Ways to give
There are so many ways to give a planned gift to Lighthouse. Whether you are creating your first will, or revisiting your plans in your retirement years, our team will work with you to find the charitable plan that works best for you. If you have already included Lighthouse in your estate planning, please notify us by filling out our Planned Gift Notification Form and emailing it to Michelle Olmsted at email@example.com.
If you include Lighthouse in your planning, please include our legal name and information:
Organization Name: South Oakland Shelter
Address: 46156 Woodward Ave, Pontiac, MI 48342
The information on this webpage is not intended for legal or tax advice. We recommend consulting with an attorney or tax/financial advisors before finalizing your plans.
Testimonial - Judith Ann Samuel
Lighthouse is proud to have a Planned Giving Society. Learn more at the link below!
Contact our team
Our team is available to help with any part of your planning process! Please reach out to Michelle Olmsted directly or fill out this form and we will contact you. If you have already included Lighthouse in your estate planning, please notify us by filling out our Planned Gift Notification Form and sending it to us.
Director of Individual and Planned Giving
Frequently Asked Questions
Wills and Bequests are some of the easiest gifts to make. Including Lighthouse in your will or trust will help strengthen our future like no other support can. This planned gift can lessen the burden of taxes on your family, while leaving a lasting legacy to be remembered. You can make a bequest by gifting a specific dollar amount, a percentage of the remainder of your estate, or you can make Lighthouse a beneficiary of certain assets.
An IRA rollover can reduce your taxable income while supporting Lighthouse families and individuals. If you are 73 or older, you may also be interested in having your IRA funds directly transferred to Lighthouse to provide life-changing opportunities for those in need in our community. You can satisfy your required minimum distribution and avoid taxes on transfers by contacting your IRA plan administrator and making a transfer to Lighthouse.