in touch foundation

Thank you for supporting In Touch Ministries. Your partnership is a crucial part of our mission to lead people worldwide into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

In Touch Foundation is the charitable subsidiary of In Touch Ministries and exists to support its global outreach. Foundation Ministry Representatives contact our partners each week to share stories, offer thanks, and pray. We also have Ministry Ambassadors that have the privilege of meeting with partners throughout the United States to convey our appreciation.

Click on your state to see your Ambassador

Ambassadors

    Planned Giving

    Planned giving offers numerous ways to make significant charitable gifts that integrate with one’s financial and estate planning goals. Some planned gifts are completed during lifetime, and others are created as deferred gifts that take effect after a donor passes away.

    Maximize your giving with a Gift of Stock or Charitable IRA Rollover. For more information, please contact Wayne Jones or Cindy Santos, or reach us by phone 1-800-967-2200 or email plannedgiving@intouch.org.

    Wayne Jones

    Wayne Jones

    Planned Giving Manager

    phone: 770-508-0834

    Cindy Santos

    Cindy Santos

    Planned Gifts

    phone: 770-508-0836

    Joyce Lee

    Joyce Lee

    Estate Management

    phone: 770-508-5819


    People ask us how they can make supporting in Touch Ministries a part of their estate planning. We are grateful and encouraged by these requests and committed to helping partners contribute to the mission of In Touch for many years to come.

     



    planned gift options



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    Charitable Bequest

    • Maintain control of your assets during your lifetime.
    • Make a gift to In Touch upon your passing.
    • Support the spread of the gospel beyond your lifetime.
    • You designate In Touch Foundation, Inc. as a beneficiary in your will or revocable living trust.
    • After your death, specified assets or a monetary gift goes to support In Touch.
    • Please review our Sample Bequest language.
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    • Full ownership and use of assets are maintained during your life.
    • Satisfaction of supporting this gospel ministry.

    Charitable Bequest of Retirement Assets

    • Maintain control of your assets during your lifetime.
    • Make a gift to In Touch upon your passing.
    • Minimize tax liability
    • Support the spread of the gospel beyond your lifetime.
    • You designate In Touch Foundation, Inc. as a beneficiary of your retirement account.
    • After your death, a monetary gift from your retirement account goes to support In Touch.
    • Full ownership and use of retirement assets are maintained.
    • Avoid both income and estate taxes on the amount given to In Touch.
    • Simple to do and can be altered or revoked.
    • Satisfaction of supporting this gospel ministry.

    Charitable Bequest of Life Insurance

    • Maintain control of your policy during your lifetime.
    • Make a gift to In Touch upon your passing.
    • Support the spread of the gospel beyond your lifetime.
    • You designate In Touch Foundation, Inc. as a beneficiary of your policy.
    • After your death, the policy benefit is paid to In Touch.
    • Full ownership and all rights to the policy are maintained.
    • Simple to do and can be altered or revoked.
    • Avoid estate taxes on the amount given to In Touch.
    • Satisfaction of supporting this gospel ministry.

    Charitable Gift of Stock

    • Donate publicly-traded stock that you have held long-term (over 1 year).
    1. –Please call Wayne Jones or Cindy Santos at 1-800-967-2200 with questions or to notify us of your upcoming stock gift.
    2. –Provide our Stock Transfer Instructions to your brokerage firm, which transfers your stock to In Touch.
    3. –In Touch sends you a letter confirming your gift.
    1. You may qualify for a charitable income-tax deduction for full market value of the stock gift, up to the maximum amount allowed by law
    2. Avoid capital gains tax that would be incurred if you sold the stock
    3. Satisfaction of supporting this gospel ministry

    Charitable IRA Rollover

    • Make a tax-favored charitable gift from your IRA
    • Support the spread of the gospel
    • Must be 70 ½ or older to make a charitable IRA rollover gift.
    • Check with your advisors and IRA administrator.  You authorize your IRA custodian to make a distribution from your IRA account directly to In Touch Ministries.
    • If you have questions, please call Wayne Jones or Cindy Santos at 1-800-967-2200.
    • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA directly In Touch Ministries
    • Satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year
    • Satisfaction of supporting this gospel ministry

    Charitable Gift of Real Estate

    • Make a gift of appreciated real estate held long-term (over 1 year).
    • Support the spread of the gospel
    • Tax savings
    • For a gift of real estate to In Touch, please call 1-800-967-2200. In Touch must review and approve gifts of real estate.
    • Qualify for a charitable income-tax deduction for full market value of gift, up to the maximum amount allowed by law
    • Avoid capital gains tax
    • Satisfaction of supporting this gospel ministry

    Charitable Gift Annuity

    • Supplement your retirement income with reliable fixed payments.
    • Support the spread of the gospel
    • Tax savings
    • Please call 1-800-967-2200 for gift annuity information.
    • Establish gift annuity with National Christian Foundation that benefits In Touch.
    • Receive annuity payments for life
    • Receive fixed payments for life.
    • Tax savings with the charitable deduction, and annuity payments are partially tax-free.
    • Satisfaction of supporting this gospel ministry.

    Charitable Remainder Unitrust

    • Supplement income for yourself and your family.
    • Tax savings.
    • A gift made to your favorite charities at the end of the trust.
    • You irrevocably transfer appreciated securities or real estate to Unitrust, which sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years.
    • At end of trust, the remainder goes to your favorite charities
    • Income for life or a term of years
    • Flexibility in setting terms of trust
    • Tax savings with the charitable deduction and avoidance of capital gains tax at the time of your property sale.
    • Satisfaction of supporting your favorite charities

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