Gift Planning

Legacy Gifts

Through charitable gift planning, you will create your own legacy and may discover that you’re able to make a much larger gift than you thought possible. With your charitable gift, you’ll be helping Hospice Hawaii perpetuate our mission to Bring Hope, Reduce Fears and Impact Lives well into the future.

Thank you for considering our charitable gift opportunities to support Hospice Hawaii. Please contact us at development@hospicehawaii.org or call us at 808-791-8067.

Wills and Bequests

Retirement Assets and Life Insurance

Life Income Gifts

Gift of Your Home

View our Quick Gift Guide below on the various ways to support Hospice Hawaii.

If you have already included a gift for Hospice Hawaii in your will or estate plan, please let us know. We want to thank you and ensure that your gift will be used as you intend. Most importantly, we’d like to welcome you to our Legacy Circle.

Philanthropy: It’s All About You

Hospice Hawaii is pleased to be a partner in the Hawaii Community Foundation’s (HCF) Hawaii Legacy Giving Campaign. The two-year campaign, which celebrates HCF’s first 100 years, is aimed at increasing the public’s awareness about the impact of philanthropy, especially legacy giving, and what it could mean to Hawaii nonprofits like Hospice Hawaii.

Quick Gift Guide To Hospice Hawaii

Gift Type Possible Types of Property Benefits For You Benefits For Hospice Hawaii
Outright Gift Any Income tax deduction, in most cases, for full market value. Can be used for current needs.
IRA Charitable Rollover Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) only and not other types of retirement plans. Allows individuals 70½ and older the ability to transfer up to $100,000 from their IRAs directly to a qualified charitable organization without being subject to income taxes on the distribution. Can be used for current needs.
Retirement Funds
(Beneficiary)
IRA, 401(k), 403(b), etc. Proceeds not subject to income or estate tax. Estate tax deduction (if estate big enough) for their value. When received, can be used for any stated purpose.
Life Insurance
(Charity owns policy)
Life Insurance policy Income tax deduction. Can use cash value now or death proceeds later.
Life Insurance
(Charity beneficiary but not owner)
Life Insurance policy Estate tax deduction (if estate big enough). Proceeds can be used for any stated purpose.
Gift through Will or Living Trust
(Bequest)
Any Estate tax deduction (if estate big enough) for full market value. When received, can be used for any stated purpose.
Gift Annuity
$5,000 min.
Age 55 or older
Any Secure, fixed payments for life. Income tax deduction for portion of contribution. Residuum can be used for any stated purpose.
Charitable Remainder Unitrust
(Trustee sets minimum: $100,000+)
Cash, Publicly-traded securities, Closely held C stock, Real estate Variable income for life or a term of years. Income tax deduction for present value of remainder interest. Remainder can be used for any stated purpose.
Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
(Trustee sets minimum: $100,000+)
Cash, Publicly-traded securities Fixed income for life or a term of years. Income tax deduction for present value of remainder interest. Remainder can be used for any stated purpose.
Gift of Your Home
(Retained Life Estate)
Residence or Farm Income tax deduction, can continue using property. When received, sales proceeds can be used for any stated purpose.
Bargain Sale Real Estate and occasionally other property Income tax deduction and sales proceeds. Difference between sales and purchase price can be used for current needs.