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Philanthropy: Charitable Giving

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 7, 2018 9:33:14 AM

Philanthropy is a very personal choice and Eskaton believes that anyone can be a philanthropist. Our success in meeting the needs of seniors is based on the generosity of our donors. Learn about charitable giving and annuities.

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It’s not easy choosing the perfect gift, especially when it comes to charitable giving from your estate. When to give, how much to give and the affordability of giving are common concerns. And then there’s the choice about how you want the gift to benefit you.

Whether you aim to enjoy tax savings or maintain your current lifestyle, there’s a charitable gift that meets your needs. Use the chart below to navigate these advantages and find the perfect gift—one that benefits you and makes a significant impact on Eskaton Foundation.Untitled


Click here to learn more about Planned and Estate Giving.

Charitable Annuities

The rates for charitable gift annuities—gifts that pay you income for life— are the highest they’ve been in years! You’ll receive more income when you give this type of gift, making this the perfect time to take advantage of this special opportunity. Plus, you’ll feel good knowing you’re making a significant impact on the future of quality senior care at Eskaton.

How it Works

With a charitable gift annuity, you make a donation using cash, marketable securities or other assets, and we, in turn, pay you a fixed amount for life. It’s a great way to supplement your retirement income and feel secure during retirement.


Additional Benefits

Beyond increasing your retirement income as you help shape Eskaton Foundation’s future, gift annuities offer you tax benefits, including:

  A partial income tax charitable deduction now for your gift when you itemize.

  Part of each payment is income tax–free throughout your estimated life expectancy.

Tip: Consider Giving Appreciated Assets Funding a gift annuity with appreciated assets can provide additional financial benefits. Call Kim Rhinehelder, VP of Communications and Philanthropy, at 916-334-0810 to learn more.


Topics: Information & Assistance, Ask the Expert, Philanthropy

The Sacramento region is home to Eskaton, a nonprofit senior care provider offering innovative housing, healthcare and social services. Every day thousands of older adults enjoy retirement at our independent senior living communities and receive the care they need through assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, rehabilitation and in-home care programs. With five decades of experience and a national reputation for innovation, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience.