Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Your planned gift can help ensure that Habitat’s mission continues on.

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A planned gift to Pensacola Habitat for Humanity provides needed resources for home construction and neighborhood revitalization. As families purchase Habitat homes through our affordable
homeownership program with zero percent loans, your gift circles back to build more homes, and more successful
families.

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Making a planned gift ensures that Habitat’s mission continues on.

Gifts to Pensacola Habitat for Humanity may take a variety of forms. Many are outright gifts by living donors. Some are bequests or testamentary gifts that take effect upon the donor’s death. Others are deferred or split-interest gifts.

Gifts of assets

Gifts of assets can include stocks, bonds, and property (real estate and personal property). These not only provide Pensacola Habitat with much needed resources and you with charitable deductions, but also may offer
additional tax savings.

Gifts by will

Through various types of bequests for Habitat, you may secure a charitable estate tax deduction for the value of the gift. Best of all you will know that your generosity will support Pensacola Habitat for years to come.

Gifts of retirement

You may name Pensacola Habitat as the beneficiary of any insurance policy or Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Since you remain the owner of the policy, or the IRA, you may change the beneficiary at any time.

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When you give to Pensacola Habitat for Humanity through your estate or long term financial plans you are partnering your life legacy with our housing ministry and ensuring a foundation of support for future homes and more successful families. Successful homeownership impacts not only a family’s physical environment, but also creates a foundation for greater mental and physical health and greater success in the future.

Homeownership builds successful children

Children of homeowners are:

  • 25% more likely to graduate from high school
  • 116% more likely to graduate from college
  • 20% less likely to become teenage mothers

Homeownership builds stronger families

Compared to renters, homeowners are:

  • 10% more likely to attend church
  • 16% more likely to belong to parent-teacher
    organizations
  • less likely to experience alcohol and substance-abuse
    problems

Homeownership builds stronger communities

Homeowners are:

  • 28% more likely to repair or improve their homes
  • 15% more likely to vote and pay their share of property
    taxes, helping to support the community

Let us know!

Our Pensacola Habitat for Humanity Legacy Society inspires others to consider gifts similar to yours. Please tell us when you have arranged a planned gift to Pensacola Habitat for Humanity. We would very much like to thank you for your generosity.

Please call or email Nancy Wolfe, Director of Development and Communications for more information:
(850) 434-5454
nwolfe@pensacolahabitat.org
TDD/TYY: 711 or 1-800-855-8771

We hope that this information has been helpful to you. The information is general in nature; you should contact your planned giving professional to determine how it relates to your specific situation.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or sources of income.