The Good Samaritan Shelter is an organization that exists because people like you care. Thank you for your continued support.
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Alternative Donation Options:
At Good Samaritan Shelter, your giving is vital to the success of our mission.
In addition to direct giving, you can support us through planned giving.
Good Samaritan Shelter has partnered with
Everence to provide
charitable services to help you explore a variety of planned giving options.
Through gift planning, you can provide future support for Good Samaritan
Shelter, while also giving you and your loved ones financial flexibility,
potential tax benefits and even income for life.
For more information about any of the below, contact Nate Hoffer, Executive
Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every donation made to the Good Samaritan Shelter will be put to good use, put in good hands, and is greatly appreciated.
All donations make a difference - large and small.
Here's a few examples of what your donation will provide:
|$ 25 =
Shelter, supplies, food and case management services for one day.
Shelter, supplies, food and case management services for four days.
Shelter, supplies, food and case management services for one day for 20 residents. |
Good Samaritan Shelter partners with PayPal and Google Checkout to provide you with a safe, easy way to donate to our cause. By clicking on the donate button below, you will be taken to our secure checkout page on PayPal's
or Google Checkout's site. Once your donation is completed, you will be redirected back to our site.
Or become a member of our Friends of GSS club by donating on a monthly basis. Choose below the level you would like to give at and your donation will be automatically charged every month. By becoming a Friend of GSS you are providing stable and reliable funding for Good Samaritan Shelter, plus it’s easy for you. You’ll also get special perks, like meals throughout the year.
Thank you for caring and taking the time to help provide for those who are in great need. All information concerning donors or prospective donors, including their names, addresses, and telephone numbers, the names of their beneficiaries, the amount of their gift, etc., shall not be shared, rented or sold to any outside organization. Good Samaritan Shelter does print the names of donors in publications such as newsletters, annual reports, programs, etc. However we will not publish the names of donors who request that we keep their donations confidential.
Through a bequest plan, you can designate Good Samaritan Shelter as the
beneficiary of assets by will, trust or other instrument.
Charitable gift annuities
A gift annuity is a great way to help Good Samaritan Shelter while also
securing your future, with guaranteed payments for life.
Charitable remainder trusts
A charitable remainder trust is an ideal way to turn your assets (like real
estate and securities) into a charitable gift without losing much of your
capital gains to taxes – and support Good Samaritan Shelter at the same time.
IRAs and tax-deferred accounts
If you have a tax-deferred account, such as a traditional IRA (individual
retirement account), you can donate it to charity upon your death and help your
estate avoid paying substantial taxes that may be due.
Farmers can donate commodities like grain or livestock instead of cash Good
Samaritan Shelter, while also reducing taxes.
Gifts of stock
You can turn your investments into cash without losing a large portion
of your capital gains to taxes by donating all or a portion of your stock to
Good Samaritan Shelter. If you are interested in donating stock to the shelter,
please contact your broker and tell them to transfer the stock to our Vanguard
brokerage account - # 82910917.
Gifts of real estate
Giving a charitable gift of real estate is an option for owners of farmland,
commercial or residential rental property, or vacant investment land.
Life insurance is a practical and affordable way to donate more than you may
have thought possible.