Bequests, Stock & Property Donations

Planned Giving

Planned gifts include gifts through your will, charitable gift annuities, life insurance, pooled income funds, and charitable trusts. A planned gift to Family House will ensure the future of our services for other families while maximizing tax benefits. Family House, Inc. is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to Family House are tax- deductible. No matter how you give, whether through workplace giving, an outright gift such as a gift of stock, mutual fund shares, real estate, or a planned gift, you will enjoy the satisfaction of helping to relieve the burden of families in a time of crisis.

Leave a Bequest

The primary way to leave an unrestricted bequest to Family House is by including in your will or revocable trust language such as the following:

“I give to Family House, Inc., a California nonprofit 501(c)(3), [ALTERNATIVE ONE: the sum of $_______] [ALTERNATIVE TWO: the residue of my estate] [ALTERNATIVE THREE:________ % of the residue of my estate] to be used as directed by the CEO.”

Bequests can be restricted to particular areas such as Family Services or General Operating budget. To make a bequest to Family House or to get more information, please contact Joanne Gold, Chief Development Officer, at or (415) 476-9568.

Donate Stock

There are a number of tax benefits to those who make a donation of stock to a registered nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation. If you are interested in donating shares of stock to Family House, please contact Chief Financial Officer Jessica Creager at or (415) 502-7217.

Donate Intellectual Property

Family House can accept the creation and transfer of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and royalty interests. To learn about donating intellectual property to Family House, please contact CEO Alexandra Morgan at or (415) 476-1730.