Your financial support makes it possible for the ministry of Sylvan Hills to continue to impact young lives for eternity! You can designate your giving to a particular need or to the general fund. Additional avenues such as wills and retirement plans allow you to leave a legacy that will impact many generations!
Read on to explore the many ways you can change lives through your generous giving!
Provides for the day-to-day operations of Sylvan Hills as a year-round Christian camp and retreat center.
Our four cabins are in need of replacement.
Funds are used toward purchasing new equipment, replacing worn out equipment and upgrading the challenge course.
The double-oven range is in very poor condition (no longer heats evenly and has other issues as well) and the Kitchen A/C is not working. Food service is an integral part of the ministry of Sylvan Hills. Can you help to bring our kitchen to full functionality as soon as possible?
The old Army bunks in the Dorm are in need of replacement. The new wooden bunks cost $250 each and feature improved safety railing and built-in ladders.
Other Giving Suggestions …
There are many other ways to financially support the ongoing ministry of Sylvan Hills. Please check out the variety of ideas listed below …
(All giving should be in consultation with your own legal and tax consultants as well as immediate family).
Giving Income Gifts
Through this gift plan, you (the donor) assigns the income to Camp with the remainder, at a specified time, being returned to the donor or passed on to other family members.
Securities that have appreciated in value but are paying only a small dividend may be a significant gift and yet avoid paying any capital gains tax on the gift.
Donors can include Sylvan Hills as a beneficiary of their IRA, profit sharing, Keogh, tax sheltered annuity or other pension plan.
Stocks and Bonds
Direct donation of stock or E, EE and H bonds.
Gifts of real estate may be made in different ways as well. Real estate may be given as an outright gift, a reserving life estate where you continue to use the property for the rest of your life, benefits from significant tax deductions, or funding a life income gift through real estate.
There are many ways to include Sylvan Hills in your will. Provide for a fixed amount, designate a specific item, personal property, percentage of your estate or a residual bequest are just a few.
You can provide for Camp’s ministry through a life insurance policy in many ways; A paid up policy, new policy benefitting Sylvan Hills or by naming Camp as beneficiary of an existing policy, assign dividends, use as a guaranteed pledge, funding of a trust and more.
Life Income Plans
You would be able to give an asset you own to Camp but to retain the lifetime income from the asset. (ex: charitable gift annuities, deferred payment gift annuities, charitable remainder uni-trusts, charitable remainder annuity trusts and pooled income funds).