|Maximize your deduction; minimize the gift details.
||Use cash or credit card to make your gift to HSHS St. John's Foundation.
||Claim your deduction against a larger portion of your adjusted gross income and make an immediate impact.
|Afford a larger gift and avoid any capital gains liability.
||Give appreciated stock, bonds or mutual funds held over one year.
||Buy low and give high - make a gift that costs you less than the benefit it delivers to us, while avoiding capital gains tax.
|Make a gift to St. John's future that doesn't affect your cash flow or portfolio now.
||Put a bequest in your will (cash, specific property or a share of the estate residue).
||Today - a gift that costs you and your family nothing. Tomorrow - as estate tax deduction.
|Tap one of the most valuable assets in your portfolio to make a gift to HSHS St. John's Foundation.
||Use personal property to make your gift, such as real estate, farm land, jewelry or other valuable asset.
||Avoid capital gains tax, receive an income tax deduction - and have the option of a gift that doesn't affect your lifestyle.
|Locate an overlooked asset you can easily give to HSHS St. John's Foundation.
||Name HSHS St. John's Foundation as beneficiary of your retirement plan; leave other assets to family.
||Eliminate income tax on retirement plan assets - free up other property to pass on to your heirs.
|Make an endowment gift from income rather than capital.
||Create a new life insurance policy, or donate a paid-up policy whose coverage you no longer need.
||Increase your ability to make a significant gift.
|Make a Corporate Gift.
||Make a Corporate Charitable Gift while investing in one of St. John's programs.
||Numerous benefits to the business, the stakeholders and the community.
|Help St. John's Hospital, St. John's College of Nursing or Prairie Heart Institute during financially unsteady times.
||Recession-proof giving ideas - bequests, future gift of a life insurance policy, future gift of retirement plan assets, future gift of real estate and establishing a charitable trust.
||Minimize your taxes, reduce the tax burden on heirs and fund important hospital programs.