Legacy of Hope

The Mary Rigg Legacy of Hope is the Charitable Bequest Society honoring and thanking donors who have planned a legacy gift in their estate plan that supports Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center. In continuing the legacy of the center’s namesake, Mary Rigg, the Legacy of Hope will ensure that residents in Indianapolis will continue to receive help, hope, and opportunity well into the future.

Why create a Legacy of Hope at Mary Rigg?

By creating your Legacy of Hope with Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center, you are ensuring that your dedication, passion, and philanthropic philosophy will continue to assist those in Indianapolis.

What is Considered a Legacy Gift?

Legacy Gifts are special gifts made with the sole purpose to allow those who have supported Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center currently and over the years, will continue to impact lives in Indianapolis for far longer. These types of gifts are typically categorized in four general groups; gifts that give now, gifts that give later, gifts that provide income to the donor, and gifts that give forever.  Examples of legacy gifts include:

  • Wills and Bequests
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Charitable Gift Annuity (CGA)
  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust (CRUT)
  • Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts (CRAT)
  • Charitable Lead Trust (CLT)
  • Permanent Endowment Gift

How will I/We be recognized for Creating my/our Legacy of Hope?

Once we receive your written commitment to support Mary Rigg through a planned gift, you will contacted to set up a visit or phone call with the president of Mary Rigg to discuss how to best recognize your gift.  Some options may include:

  • A Welcome Letter from Mary Rigg’s President, Clark Lienemann
  • A Frameable Certificate of Gratitude
  • A Legacy of Hope Token of Appreciation

You can find additional information about creating your Legacy of Hope by downloading the Legacy of Hope booklet here.

Whichever way you choose to create your Legacy of Hope, rest assured that your personal, financial, and estate planning goals will be fulfilled. Your Legacy of Hope commitment will show your lifetime commitment to the families and individuals served at Mary Rigg and inspire others to create their own philanthropic legacy.

For more information about creating your Legacy of Hope, please contact the Mary Rigg Fund Development office at 463-900-4731 or emailing jneer@maryrigg.org.

We offer only general gift, estate, and financial planning information. Watch for federal tax revisions (IRS Publication 526 – Charitable Contributions), state laws governing wills and charitable gifts before entering your contractual agreement. Please consult your attorney or a trusted professional financial planner to find a gift that best fits your unique financial circumstances.

Start creating your Legacy of Hope today

Download the Legacy of Hope E-Booklet