Welcome! There are several ways to support St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center with a planned giving opportunity outlined below. We will work with you and your advisor to design a giving plan to fit your financial and personal charitable goals.

Gift Options


Remembering St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center in your will or living trust is a personal way to extend the influence of your life.

Charitable Gift Annuity

A charitable gift annuity is a transfer of your financial assets or real estate to a nonprofit organization, such as St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center, that pays you a fixed income for the rest of your life. Upon your death, the remaining principal is paid to the organization.

Charitable Remainder Trust

A charitable remainder trust is a significant irrevocable gift of cash or property. You receive an immediate charitable deduction and a lifetime of income for yourself or for your beneficiaries with the principal eventually transferring to St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center.

Life Estate Gift

A life estate gift is an excellent choice for those who plan to leave a residence to St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center. With a life estate gift, you deed your property to St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center now, but reserve the right to continue living in the residence.

Additional Gifts

Cash: Most donors to St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center give cash.

Securities: Many donors choose to give stock or other securities.

Bank Account Beneficiary: You may designate St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center as a beneficiary on your savings, checking, credit union, money market, POD (Paid on Death) or other bank accounts.

Real Estate: Gifts of real estate to St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center can provide you with a tax deduction for the fair marker value of the property.

IRA’s & Pension Plans: It is now possible to select a charity as the designated beneficiary of an IRA.

For more information please contact:

Joe Perucca, Development Director

619.442.5129, ext: 332