When you name North Central Sight Services, Inc. in your estate plans, you make an incredible expression of your belief in our mission, Create sustainable, person-centered programs and employment that enhance independence for individuals with unique visual capabilities. We foster positive change, awareness, and advocacy while removing barriers. By supporting North Central Sight Services, Inc., you contribute to the long-term financial health of our organization, provide security in times of uncertain funding and ensure that North Central Sight Services, Inc. will continue to provide essential services to the residents of Lycoming, Clinton, Sullivan, Centre, Bradford, and Tioga Counties for many years to come.
Legal Name & Tax ID:
North Central Sight Services, Inc.
Ways to Give
Gifts for the Present:
Outright transfer of cash or property to the North Central Sight Services, Inc. restricted investment account. When designated to North Central Sight Services, Inc., gifts of cash, securities or real estate immediately go to work helping us continue to assist people who are blind to remain independent, screening children and adults for symptoms of potential vision problems and helping us create meaningful employment opportunities for people who are blind. You will be ensuring that vital services remain available for as long as the need exists.
Gifts for the Future:
Make a gift through your will
A bequest is an easy way to provide for North Central Sight Services, Inc. future. Through your will or revocable living trust, you can make a gift of a specific dollar amount, a particular asset, or a portion of what remains after other distributions have been made. We can provide sample bequest language that can be used to support our mission through your estate. If you have already included North Central Sight Services, Inc. in your estate plans, please let us know.
You can make a meaningful gift to North Central Sight Services, Inc. through a life insurance policy. Options include designating North Central Sight Services, Inc. as the recipient of the death benefit or transferring ownership of an existing policy to North Central Sight Services, Inc.
IRA or Other Retirement Plan
Naming North Central Sight Services, Inc. as a beneficiary of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or other type of retirement plan is a simple way to include the organization in your estate plans. All charitable distributions are tax-free and will provide ongoing support for people who are blind within our service area.
Gifts that Give Back:
Charitable Gift Annuity
Combine charitable giving with fixed, lifetime payments to you—or any one or two persons that you designate. Payment rates are very attractive, plus there’s a bonus at tax time. You receive an income tax charitable deduction in the year of your gift and, for a period of many years, a portion of the payments will be favorably taxed.
Charitable Remainder Trust
With this arrangement, which features various tax benefits, you transfer assets to a trustee of your choice. The trustee manages the assets and pays fixed or variable income to you and/or others for life or a term of up to 20 years. When the trust terminates, the remaining principle is used to benefit North Central Sight Services, Inc.
North Central Sight Services, Inc. can help you along the way. For more information on any of these or additional options, please contact Brian Patchett or (570) 323-9401 Ext. 126.