Life-Changing Planned Giving

Gift Planning

Since 1987, Church Health’s medical, wellness and outreach ministries have impacted the lives of men, women and their families throughout  Shelby County.

Thanks to financial support from all sectors of the faith community and the volunteer help of doctors, nurses, dentists and others, Church Health has grown to become the largest faith-based healthcare organization of its type in the country.

The Church Health Legacy Society is comprised of individuals and families who have chosen to leave a legacy by supporting Church Health long into the future.

Your legacy gift will not only help Church Health in the future but will provide benefits for you and your family. Our devoted donors are committed to our mission and trust Church Health to be  a responsible steward of their gifts.

Development Free Webinar Series

What does it mean to leave a “legacy”? This dynamic webinar features Adele Landers (SunTrust), Blanchard Tual (Tual Graves), Bob Fockler (Community Foundation of Greater Memphis), and Dr. Scott Morris and Ann Langston (Church Health). Planned giving is really anything other than writing a check today. Knowing what’s available and how to use these tools will help you make an even bigger impact. These experts will help you plan, prepare and achieve your charitable giving goals.

Planned Giving

Click to Download Slides (PDF) from Webinar

Giving Through a Will or Living Trust

In addition to filling an important role in providing for the future financial security of your family and others, your will or living trust can offer a way to make thoughtful charitable gifts as part of your long-range estate and financial plans. It can be satisfying to know that a portion of your property will be put to good use in the future.

A gift made through a will or living trust can be convenient to arrange. A simple provision or amendment prepared by your attorney at the time you make or update your will or trust is all that is necessary. Gifts included in wills and living trusts are popular because they are flexible, easy to arrange, and may be changed with your life circumstances.

  • Make a gift of a specific amount. A gift of a particular amount may be designated for general use or to fund a special need.
  • Provide for a gift of a particular property.
  • Designate that a percentage of your estate be given to Church Health through your will or living trust.
  • Give the remainder, or residue, of your estate—that is, what remains after all other bequests to friends and loved ones are satisfied.
  • Name charitable interests to receive a bequest in the event other heirs are not there to receive their legacies.

If you decide to include a gift in your estate plans, our legal name is Church Health Center of Memphis, Inc. and our tax ID number is 58-1716113.

Gifts from Retirement Accounts

Church Health donors 72 and older are using their retirement accounts to make gifts directly to Church Health. To learn how you can help with a gift from your retirement account, or add Church Health as a beneficiary, talk with your financial advisor or contact Brian Meyers, Church Health Planned Giving Officer, or (901) 701-2102.

Stock Gifts

To make a gift of stock, please contact our Raymond James representative Garland Davis at (901) 766-7734 for our account number and details on completing your transaction. As always, it is recommended that you consult your financial advisor before making stock gifts.

Leave a Legacy

A gift from your estate can have a lasting impact for years to come. If you are interested in learning more about how your legacy can sustain Church Health, we encourage you to contact Jenny Koltnow at 901-701-2177.

If you already have remembered Church Health in your estate plans, please let us know. And thank you.

Gallant Fund

Patients that seek help at Church Health are some of our area’s poorest individuals and families. This fund helps ensure that our patients get their daily medications without sacrificing so many of their daily basic necessities. Click here to donate to the Gallant Fund.

Privacy Policy

Church Health will not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. Church Health will only share personal information once the donor has given the charity specific permission to do so.

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