Planned Giving

HELP SHAPE OUR FUTURE

When you make a planned gift to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver in your estate or long-term financial plans, you help ensure that we'll be here — committed to decent and affordable homeownership — for many years to come.

I knew Habitat would cherish and steward a legacy gift as much as instant cash. I wanted to make a larger financial difference that I knew I couldn’t do with a traditional gift.” - Doris Stipech, former Habitat Metro Denver Board member and long-time Habitat supporter 

EASIEST WAY TO MAKE AN IMPACT

There are many ways to make a planned gift to Habitat Metro Denver. You can name Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver as a beneficiary in your will, trust, insurance policy, individual retirement account, or establish a charitable gift annuity among other options. If you have already provided for Habitat Metro Denver in your estate plans, please allow us the opportunity to thank you by informing us and joining our Legacy Builders Society (by completing this form to the extent you feel comfortable).

 

SAMPLE BEQUEST LANGUAGE

Here is sample bequest language to share with your lawyer: 

“After fulfilling all other provisions, I hereby give, devise, and bequeath to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver (Federal Tax ID# 74-2050021), a charitable organization duly existing under the laws of the Colorado and located in Denver, Colorado, _______percent of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate [or $________ if specific amount] to be used in the areas of greatest need as the board of directors may determine.”

BENEFICIARY DESIGNATIONS

Naming Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver as a beneficiary to receive assets from your retirement plans (e.g. IRA, pension, 401(k)) or life insurance policies is an easy way to support decent and affordable homeownership after your lifetime.

To do so, simply fill out your account's beneficiary designation form. And remember, you aren’t locked into the choices you make today; you can adjust beneficiary designations any time you want.

CONTACT

For more information please contact Debi Colias, Director of Individual and Planned Giving, at (720) 496-2735 or dcolias@habitatmetrodenver.org


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Profound Generosity

The late Reverend Jane Hays built her life and legacy around service, and supported Habitat Denver for more than 20 years. With profound generosity, she bequeathed her home to benefit Habitat’s mission of building homes, communities, and hope, after passing this year.

Rev. Hays cared for her home, by cultivating a beautiful garden and remodeling it over the years. This home, and all the love and hard work it represents, will continue to build bright futures for hardworking Denver families.

Keep reading about Rev. Hays' remarkable life.

Like Rev. Hays, you too can create a legacy and have a bigger impact than you may have ever thought possible by remembering Habitat Metro Denver in your estate plans.