Thoughtful gift planning can help maximize the impact of your giving by using tax-efficient strategies:
Leave a Lasting Legacy for Kids in Need
- Name Shoes That Fit as a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy (in any amount or percentage).
- Give your IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions (for those age 70 ½ and older).
- Donate from your charitable lead trusts or life estates, or make outright or deferred gifts of real estate, personal property, rights or intellectual property gifts.
- Reduce income and capital gains taxes by putting your resources to work for kids in need.
Elodie's Legacy: Our Bequest Society
Elodie McGuirk founded Shoes That Fit in 1992. Her compassion for children in need of new shoes fueled her work and shaped our mission. In 2018, Shoes That Fit honored her contributions by launching a planned giving program in her name, called Elodie’s Legacy.
Ready to learn more?
Paul Roach, our Director of Development, can walk you through the details. He has been working with nonprofits for more than 15 years, advising donors on the most tax-effective ways to create change in the world.