Planned Giving is vital to the long-term future of the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota. Unlike cash donations, planned gifts are typically made from assets in your estate rather than from disposable income and may come to fruition after your lifetime. Even people of modest means can make a difference in the lives of children by planning a gift. With your help, we can provide a home away from home for future generations of guest families. Please contact the Ronald McDonald House® at (507) 282-3955 for more information or to share your intentions.
Trusts and Gift Annuities
You can establish a number of charitable instruments that provide a stream of income during your lifetime and a significant gift to the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota at your death. We would be pleased to work with you, your estate or financial planner and your attorney on the development of charitable trusts and annuities to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota.
The most simple, straightforward way to leave a planned gift is through your will. After consulting with family members and your legal and/or financial advisors, a brief statement in your new will or a codicil to your existing will makes your wishes known.
EXAMPLE OF HOW TO INCLUDE THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE IN YOUR WILL CORRECTLY:
“I give to the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota Inc., a Minnesota charitable organization, the sum of $______________ (or ______ percentage of my estate) to advance and sustain the mission of the House.”