Legacy Gift

Along with many other parishes in our diocese our Parish has formed a Lumen Christi Legacy Society chapter to recognize parish members who have named Sacred Heart Catholic Church
as a beneficiary with a legacy gift whether in their will or through other charitable giving plans.

To learn more about leaving a legacy gift to Sacred
Heart Catholic Church, please call the parish office: (757) 625-6763.

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Types of Legacy Gifts

Gift from a Will or Living Trust

A gift from a will or living trust are two of the most common ways to create a legacy gift for the benefit of the parish.  A bequest may include cash, specific property, or a share of the estate.

Gifts of Stock and Appreciated Assets

Donating stocks, bonds, or mutual funds directly to Sacred Heart Catholic Church can significantly increase your tax deduction and the amount of income our parish receives.

Gifts from your Retirement Plan

Gifts of retirement assets are another simple way to leave a gift by naming Sacred Heart Catholic Church as beneficiary of a percentage or the full amount of your Individual Retirement Account, 401k or other qualified retirement plan.

Gifts of Life Insurance

It is easy to name Sacred Heart Catholic Church as the beneficiary of a policy or transfer ownership of a paid-up policy to our parish.

Gifts of Real Estate

Sacred Heart Catholic Church may be named as beneficiary or co-beneficiary to almost any type of personal property or real estate.