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Why do people like making planned gifts?

Planned gifts (most commonly a donation made in your will or trust) cost nothing today and allow you to make an incredible impact, which is why so many people choose to make them.

There are some other exciting but less common gifts — scroll down to learn more!

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Popular gifts for the future

See what types of gifts many people choose to make. Many people make these to honor a loved one, to show what’s important in their life.

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Gifts in a will or trust

Donations in your will or trust are (by far) the most popular type of planned gift. Learn more, or get help starting your will or trust – for free!

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Beneficiary designations

Gifting assets not covered by your will — like 401(k) or IRA accounts — may help your heirs avoid unwanted taxes, even if you’re below the estate tax threshold.

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Popular gifts for today

Many people love these donation options because they fit with their personal circumstances and financial goals.

Donor Advised Funds

Easily recommend grants to The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry for tax-efficient giving.

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Donate Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more to save on taxes and make a big impact.

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Stocks and securities

Many people love donating stock or mutual funds because it may help them avoid paying capital gains taxes.

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Qualified Charitable Distributions

Use your IRA to make tax-free gifts that benefit you and our mission.

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Gifts that pay you back

Give assets while providing yourself or others with income for a period of time or distributions at a later date.

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Please let us know if you’ve already included us in your estate plans!

Letting us know is incredibly helpful to our team and helps to make sure your gift is used the way you want it to be.

Partnering Today. Preparing a Legacy.

The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry exists to build bridges and bring hope. Your partnership today is helping to reach people with biblical truth about Israel and the Messiah while bringing physical and spiritual comfort to the Jewish people. Your legacy preparation for the future will help ensure the continuation of the support of Israel and the love of the Jewish people as Scripture commands.

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In loving Jesus, how can one not love the Jews? In loving the Jews, how can one not love Israel? In loving Israel, how can one not love Friends of Israel with their far-reaching arms in loving and providing for God’s chosen people? Not only does FOI touch the hearts of Jews around the world, but they also provide manifold blessings to their donors.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Gifts of any size are deeply appreciated. Many people choose to leave a percentage of their estate, which scales up or down with your estate size.

Yes! Knowing in advance about your intentions is quite helpful to our staff, but you are always welcome to not share your gift.

We’ve partnered with FreeWill to help you make a will or trust at no cost to you. You can use this to complete your plans, or you may choose to use the same tools to get your affairs in order before visiting an attorney (who is likely to have a fee associated with finalizing your plans).

Yes. You are always free to revise or update your estate plans.

Yes! FreeWill will never share your personal information without your permission.

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Our team would be happy to speak with you in confidence about your giving goals, with no obligation.

Name: Tom Geoghan

Title :V.P. for Ministry Advancement

Phone: 856-853-5590


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FOI’s Advancement team

Tom Geoghan, V.P. for Ministry Advancement
Tom Geoghan
V.P. for Ministry Advancement
Dan Dark
Dan Dark
Mike Gann
Mike Gann
Debbie Helbig
Debbie Helbig
Julie Hoffman
Julie Hoffman
Leesa Kuhn
Leesa Kuhn
Billy Ramsdell
Billy Ramsdell