Yes, I want to invest in kids forthe future!Please send me information on the givingopportunities I have checked below:❑ Annual Giving Program❑ Charitable Gift Annuities(if permitted in your state)❑ Charitable Remainder Trusts❑ Gifts of appreciated assets suchas real estate and securities❑ Gifts of insurance❑ Gifts from an IRA❑ Life estate agreements❑ Pooled Income Fund❑ Wills & Bequests:Dream Makers Legacy SocietyOur MissionShriners Hospitals for Children ® ’s mission is to:• Provide the highest quality care to children withneuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuriesand other special health care needs within acompassionate, family-centered and collaborativecare environment.• Provide for the education of physicians and otherhealth care professionals.• Conduct research to discover new knowledgethat improves the quality of care and qualityof life of children and families.This mission is carried out without regard to race, color,creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin, or ability ofa patient or family to pay.Ways to GiveName __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __Address __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __Cit y __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _State ____________________________________________Zip __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN ® IS DULY REGISTEREDWITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA AS REQUIRED BY ITSSOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS ACT. THEIR REGISTRATIONNUMBER IS CH433. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATIONAND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THEDIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE1-800-435-7352, WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOTIMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATIONBY THE STATE.Countr y _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _Phone __________________________________________E-mail __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __❑ Yes, please send me e-mail updates.Tear off this panel, place your stamp and put inthe mail today!Shriners Hospitals for Children ®Office of Development2900 Rocky Point Dr.Tampa, FL 33607Tel: 800.241.GIFT (4438)Fax: 813.281.7156E-mail: email@example.comMaking Dreams Come Truewww.shrinershospitalsforchildren.orgBRMAR11WTG
At Shriners Hospitals for Children ® , we help ourpatients do more than they ever thought possible.Since 1922, we have helped nearly one millionkids reach their dreams through specialty careservices at our hospitals in the United States,Mexico and Canada. Through the generosity ofour donors, Shriners Hospitals for Children ® is ableto provide services regardless of ability to pay.Our innovative research and outstanding teachingprograms help us to carry out our missioneven further.his child’s dream issomething most of us Ttake for grantedShriners Hospitals for Children ® literally changeslives and helps children to reach their true potentialevery day. We invite you to join us in continuing tofulfill this mission.For children coping withorthopaedic conditions, spinalcord injuries, burns and cleftlip or palate, the most basicchildhood experiences canseem an impossible dream.
lanned GivingPOpportunitiesAs long as there are dreams, Shriners Hospitals forChildren ® will be there to make them happen – due inlarge part to the generous individuals who participatein our many planning giving opportunities.Our donors have a common strength of belief inthe future and a desire to help children reach theirtrue potential. As you are thinking about your ownfuture, it is the perfect time to consider how youcan help fulfill not only a child’s dream today, butalso those dreams still waiting in the wings. Yourgift will help to ensure Shriners Hospitals forChildren ® will continue to provide health and hopeto thousands of children in the years to come.One goal, many ways to get thereThe goal is to help children, and there are manypaths you can take to make it happen. Each pathhas a benefit, such as you might receive an incomestream or receive a tax benefit. Togetherwith your tax and legal advisors, you willchoose a planned giving opportunity to suityour needs, whether it is through your estate orduring your lifetime.Federal estate laws encouragecharitable bequests by allowing anestate tax deduction for the fullvalue of charitable gifts. No limit isplaced on the amount that can beleft to charity and deducted fromyour estate as a charitable contribution.Similarly, tax laws encourage charitable giftsduring your lifetime through various ways,including those outlined in this brochure. Becauseof these tax benefits, it is possible to significantlylessen the cost of gifts to help Shriners Hospitalsfor Children ® and children in need. Unlike a will,however, these plans require a gift to beirrevocable in order to receive tax advantages.Wills & Bequests: the Dream MakersLegacy SocietyYou do not have to be a Fortune 500 company tomake a difference. In fact, many leading institutionsin America have been built by the bequests ofthousands of regular folks. After providing forfamily and friends, some donors choose to specifythat all or a portion of their estate be distributed toShriners Hospitals for Children ® . Those who
emember Shriners Hospitals for Children ® with agift or bequest in their will become a members ofthe Dream Makers Legacy Society. Members ofthis society receive the Dream Partner Newsquarterly newsletter and an electroniccommunication update monthly. Specialrecognition will be given at the time the gift ismade. We also hold a ceremony or make apresentation to surviving family and friends.Charitable Gift AnnuitiesDonors may become a participant in the ShrinersHospitals for Children ® Pooled Income Fund orenter into a Charitable Gift Annuity agreementand receive payments for life with a minimum giftof $5,000. Either arrangement may be funded withcash or, in some instances, appreciated assets.Donors may be eligible for a substantial taxdeduction in the year they make the gift, and aportion of their annuity payment may be tax-free.Charitable Remainder TrustsA donor may choose to create a CharitableRemainder Trust and donate cash or appreciatedproperty (such as securities or land) to that trust.The appreciated assets are sold and invested forincome, and no capital gains tax is due at the timeof the sale. The donor or beneficiary receivespayments for life from the trust, and may take a taxdeduction for the value of the donated assets. The“remainder” of the trust passes to the charity,usually upon the death of the beneficiaries.Gifts of Life InsuranceIf your state permits charities to have an “insurableinterest,” you may designate Shriners Hospitals forChildren ® as the beneficiary and/or owner of aninsurance policy. If the policy has a cash surrendervalue, you may be able to deduct approximatelythis amount from your taxes. You may also be ableto deduct your premium payments if ShrinersHospitals for Children ® is named both the ownerand beneficiary.
Gifts of SecuritiesContributions of securities may be easilyaccomplished. If the donor’s securities haveAbout Shriners Hospitalsappreciated in value at the time of the gift, therecan be income tax and other advantages tothe donor.Shriners Hospitals for Children ® system of 22hospitals dedicated to improving the lives ofLife Estate Agreementschildren. We provide specialty pediatric care,A personal residence or farm may be given as ainnovative research and outstanding teachingcharitable gift, with the donor retaining the right toprograms in the areas of orthopedics, burns,use the property for life. This is known as a LifeEstate Agreement. The life estate may be retainedfor one or more lives, or for a term of years.How should you proceed?Without cost or obligation, our development staffwill provide you and your legal and tax advisorswith the information you request for your particularcircumstances. For more information:• Simply fill out and send in the attached form,cleft lip/palate and spinal cord injury. Servicesare provided regardless of patients or familiesability to pay.As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, we relyon the generous donations of Shriners andthe general public to carry out our mission.All donations are tax-deductible to the fullestextent permitted by law.Tampa, FL 33631-3356P.O. Box 31356Office of DevelopmentShriners Hospitals for Children ®• Call toll-free (800) 241-GIFT (4438),• Send us an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or• Visit our Web sitewww.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org“Dreams are today's answersto tomorrow's questions.”Edgar CaycePLACEYOURSTAMPHERE