Contact us today to see how to make
The Salvation Army a part of your legacy:
Or contact one of our Planned Giving Directors to schedule an appointment.
A planned gift to The Salvation Army will improve the lives of others in your community for many years to come. We offer a variety of Planned Giving options including Bequests, Charitable Gift annuities, Outright gifts, and more. If you’re interested in the possibility of making a planned gift, please call 1-800-275-3197 or one of our Planned Giving Directors.
Our Planned Giving Directors are available to meet with you and discuss your ideas about giving to The Salvation Army. They are informed and friendly, and happy to share information about how The Salvation Army is making a difference in the community now — and how we will continue to help others in the future.
Senior Planned Giving Director
1 (800) 275-3197
Tel. (562) 264-3684
Planned Giving Director
Serving Los Angeles and Orange Counties
Mobile (949) 910-4117
The Salvation Army honors the members of the Hope Brigade whose vision, compassion, and generosity bring hope and a future to others throughout Southern California.
Tax-free IRA Gifts
For those 70½ or older, it is once again possible to make tax-favored charitable gifts from IRA accounts. Learn More
A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift to be made to family, friends or The Salvation Army as part of your estate plan. Learn More
Charitable Gift Annuities
You transfer your cash or appreciated property to The Salvation Army in exchange for our promise to pay you fixed income (with rates based on your age) for the rest of your life. Learn More
You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years. Learn More
Charitable Annuity Trust
You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with fixed income for life or a term of years. Learn More
Charitable Lead Trust
You transfer your cash or property to fund a lead trust that makes gifts to us for a number of years. You receive a charitable deduction for the gift. Your family receives the remainder at substantial tax savings. Learn More
Sale and Unitrust
If you give a portion of your property to us to fund a charitable remainder trust, when the entire property sells you receive cash and income for life. Learn More
We purchase your property for less than fair market value. You receive the cash and a charitable deduction for the difference between the market value and purchase price. Learn More
Give It Twice Trust
You may be looking for a way to provide your children with income while making a gift to charity. The Give it Twice Trust is a popular option that allows you to transfer your IRA at death to a term of years unitrust. Learn More
Life Estate Reserved
You may desire to leave your home or farm to us at your death, but would like to receive a current charitable tax deduction. A life estate reserved might offer the solution you need! Learn More
If you would like to make an outright gift to The Salvation Army, please contact one of our Planned Giving Directors.
We have a complete tax update service for CPAs, attorneys, CLUs, CFPs, ChFCs, trust officers and other professional friends. The GiftLaw services are made available to all advisors as a free service. We are available to assist in helping you provide clients with clear and understandable gift illustrations.
Charitable Tax Reference
GiftLaw Pro is a complete charitable giving and tax information service inside the GiftLaw website.
The GiftLaw Calculator is a planned gifts calculator for professionals that follows the IRS format. Click here to access and run charitable deduction calculations for your favorite gift plan.