Wills and bequests

Remembering the Society of the Little Flower in your will or living trust is a meaningful way to fulfill St. Therese’s mission and still┬áretain control and use of your assets during your lifetime.

Recommended Bequest Language

Life insurance

You can name the Society as a beneficiary on your current life insurance policy, or even turn over ownership of the policy to the Society.

Retirement plans

Many don’t use all their retirement savings during their life.  Those unused assets can become a gift to the Society.   It can be a tax-efficient way to make the Society a part of your total estate plan.

The best way to gift retirement income is to name the Society as a beneficiary on your plan.

Other Gifts

There are many other assets you can consider when making a posthumous gift to the Society.

  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Bank accounts
  • Savings bonds
  • Mutual funds
  • Real estate

Interested in learning more?
Call the Special Gifts team at 1-888-996-1212, or complete our contact form below.

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Society of the Little Flower, Office of Special Gifts
1313 N. Frontage Rd., Darien, IL 60561