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With less than what you would spend on stamps or movie rentals every month, you can help put a roof over someone's head and insure a mother and her children get a shake at a happy and fulfilling future.

Take pride in what you do with your paycheck, regardless of how high you are on the giving ladder. And see how you can make a huge difference with funds comparable to even the smallest household monthly purchases.

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Brevard Rescue Mission, Inc.
PO Box 362203
Melbourne, FL 32936

In Their Words
"When I first entered my apartment I was overwhelmed with joy. You all really know the "true" meaning of giving someone a proper start. A fridge full of food, a bed with a spread, a fully stocked bathroom, a dining table with plates and utensils, and all the things needed in living quarters!"

– A Successful Resident
Estate Planning
Make your spirit of kindness and compassion live on. Leave a mark more powerful than any single person, generation or lifetime. From initial estate tax savings to a much higher long-term purpose, see how your planned gift can help give future generations a better chance at the greatest gift of all.

Additional Advantages of Making a Bequest:
  • Your assets remain in your control and are completely unaffected during your lifetime

  • Your bequest can be tailored to complement your financial goals and leave an important legacy in our community through Brevard Rescue Mission, Inc. It is the simplest way to make a significant gift to Brevard Rescue Mission without affecting your assets during your lifetime.

  • You can designate your bequest to a particular purpose or area of support within Brevard Rescue Mission, helping ensure the future viability and strength of the organization

  • Making a charitable bequest can result in significant estate tax savings

  • This flexible, future gift commitment will not affect your current finances
If you decide to include a gift for Brevard Rescue Mission, Inc. in a bequest intention, please notify us so that we can make sure we have a clear understanding of your plans. Your designation will be treated confidentially, if you so desire.

Important factors to consider:

How your gift will be used
You may choose to designate a particular program or department as the beneficiary of your gift, or you may allow your gift to be used at the discretion of Brevard Rescue Mission, Inc. By leaving your gift undesignated, please understand that it will be used in the area of greatest need.

What form your gift should take
You may choose to designate a specific sum from your estate (e.g. $50,000) or you may choose to leave a percentage of your estate (e.g. 5%). Additionally, you can give specific assets through a bequest, including securities, real estate (such as a residences or office buildings), or tangible personal property (such as automobiles, artwork, antiques, royalties, or copyrights).

The priority of your gift
You can decide whether Brevard Rescue Mission, Inc. will benefit outright through your will or revocable trust, or only after other conditions are met, such as the distribution of bequests to heirs and other loved ones.

If your gift will be permanent
For large gifts, you have the option of "endowing" your gift to provide lasting financial resources. Because we never spend the principal of an endowed gift, there will always be income to support our programs and projects.

Sample Bequest Language
Bequests Frequently Asked Questions