"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.
Giving an interest in closely held or family business is one way you can help build a better world for children. Learn More
Crops & Other Commodities
Donating grain, apples or other commodities can be tax wise way to make a life-changing gift. Learn More
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. Learn More
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. Learn More
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. Learn More
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. Learn More
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. Learn More
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. Learn More
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.