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Fax: 1-253-815-3174
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Paula Schubert
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1-888-701-4438 or 916-740-3240
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Asset Gifts

"We wanted to do something more"
Business owners in California, Betsy and her husband, Don, were looking for unique ways they could use their resources to bless others and make a lasting difference for children. The couple agreed that their vacation home was a good place to start. "Rather than sell it," explains Betsy, "we decided to gift it to World Vision."
"You can gift property or even part of a business and designate how you want it used." Today, the Tarbell's vacation home is providing help to children and families in need.
  • Business Interests
    Giving an interest in closely held or family business is one way you can help build a better world for children.
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  • Crops & Other Commodities
    Donating grain, apples or other commodities can be tax wise way to make a life-changing gift.
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  • Life Insurance
    Using your life insurance policy can be flexible and tax-effective way to make a significant gift and bring hope to children. Simply name World Vision as a beneficiary of your policy or donate an "unneeded" policy.
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  • Personal Property or Inventory
    Making a gift of collectibles, farm equipment, patents, royalties, etc. is one of the many ways you can use non-cash assets to share hope and healing with children around the world.
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  • Real Estate
    Donating real property such as a vacation home, commercial property, or vacant land, etc. is another way to transform children's lives. You can avoid paying capital gains tax when you contribute appreciated property.
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  • Retirement Assets
    Designating World Vision as a beneficiary of your retirement assets (IRA, 401k, 403b, pension or other tax deferred plan), is a simple and powerful way to help future generations of children experience life in all its fullness.
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  • Stocks & Bonds
    Transferring a gift of securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy way for you to make a life-transforming gift. When you donate appreciated securities, you can avoid paying capital gain tax that would otherwise be due if you sold these assets.
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  • Cash
    Contributing a gift of cash is a simple and easy way for you to support our ministry. You will recieve a charitable tax deduction that will provide you with savings on this year's tax return.
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