You can be a part of the Word Made Flesh story wherever you are and whatever you have to give.
Together we can strategize ways for to be invested. Please let us know if you have ideas in how you can give too. Contact our Office Manager to strategize ways you can come alongside the communities of the world and help. Our hope is that you can be fully engaged in the stories we are a part of.
Below are a few unique ways you can get involved in giving to the work at Word Made Flesh.
We have an annual Gala to help raise funds for Word Made Flesh. If you have any items (bikes, vacation rentals, merchandise, speciality food items, original artwork, etc) please let us know! Your donation is tax deductible.
Frequent Flyer Miles
Please contact our office and speak with the administrative department if you have frequent flyer miles that you would like to donate to a WMF staff member.
A gift annuity allows a donor to give a gift to a charity ($10,000 minimum), receive a current tax deduction for a portion of the gift, while receiving a regular payment from interest earned on that same gift.
Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Supporters may donate marketable securities that have appreciated substantially in value. Tax laws allow supporters to receive a tax deduction for the current value of the security donated, while avoiding the tax on the gain from the sale of such securities. Marketable securities represent public stock certificates, bonds, etc.
Gifts of Closely Held Stock
Owners of closely held corporations can donate part or all of their stock of the corporation and receive a current tax deduction for the value of the stock.
Gifts of Real Estate
Gifts of appreciated real property such as land, farms, houses or other real estate may be transferred by deed to Word Made Flesh with no liability for income or estate taxes on the appreciation.
Gifts of Personal Property and Other Assets
Antiques, paintings and other collectibles can be valuable assets for charitable giving.
Life Insurance Gifts
Supporters may make Word Made Flesh the beneficiary or co-beneficiary of a life insurance policy. The policy owner continues to pay the premium during his or her life. Word Made Flesh receives all or a portion of the insurance benefit at death.
Gifts By Will, Annuity or Living Trust
A bequest is the most traditional way to provide significant help for worthwhile causes. With a gift through a will or living trust, the supporter, typically, retains full use of his/her gift property during his/her lifetime.
Benefits from IRAs and Pensions
- Supporters can save both income taxes and estate taxes if Word Made Flesh is named as the death beneficiary of the individual retirement account, pension, 401(k) or other retirement savings plan. A portion of the account can be given to a charity in this way, too. For more information on the various ways you can support the ministry of Word Made Flesh around the world, please contact our Director of Finance.