Legacy Planning


It’s no secret the work we do for children depends on your goodwill. With your continued help, we can change children’s lives far into the future. With just a little planning and a big heart, you can arrange a charitable plan that brings hope and help to sick children and their families.

3 Ways to Help Children Tomorrow
• Include a gift to us in your will.
• Leave RMHC South Dakota a percentage of your retirement plan assets.
• Use a life insurance policy to give back.

Estate Planning Tips & Charitable Ideas
• I’m under age 40.
• I’m age 40-54.
• I’m age 55-69.
• I’m 70 or older.

Ways To Give
There are almost as many variations on ways to make a donation as there are needs to be met. Here are some new ways to give that also takes into consideration your personal circumstances and the needs of your heirs.

Gifts That Pay You Income
• Charitable Remainder Trusts

Gifts You Make Today
• Charitable IRA Rollover
• Charitable Lead Trusts

Gifts That Benefit RMHC After Your Lifetime
• Bequests
• Beneficiary Designations
• Endowed Gifts

Gifts You Can Make This Year
• Charitable IRA Rollover

Gifts You Can Make Anytime
• Cash
• Securities
• Real Estate
• Life Insurance

What You Can Give After Your Lifetime
• Retirement Plan
• Assets Savings Bonds
• Life Insurance Death Benefits
• Cash
• Securities
• Real Estate

Plan by age

Under 40: Your life feels newly supersized with career responsibilities surging and, perhaps, a young family in the nest. You’re focused on the present, but what would happen to your loved ones if they were faced with your sudden death? Let us help you protect the people and causes you love with your first estate plan.

Ages 40-54: With growing children, aging parents and a busy schedule, estate and financial planning can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’re here to help you get your plans in order to protect your family and support your favorite causes.

Ages 55-69: Retirement is just around the corner—or here! Take steps now to make sure you can thoroughly enjoy the extra time you’ll have to travel and spend time with your children and grandchildren.

Ages 70+: Put your mind at ease by learning how to make your retirement dollars last. Now is the time to be diligent about updating estate plans that put your family first, and talking to your children about your choices.

For questions on legacy planning, contact:
Development Director: Jessica Arend
Phone: 605- 336-6398 Ext. 5
Email: jarend@rmhcsouthdakota.org


Executive Director: Kevin Miles
Phone: 605- 336-6398 Ext. 4
Email: kmiles@rmhcsouthdakota.org