Legacy Giving

Legacy giving offers benefactors, like you, the assurance that your wishes will be honored. It also offers peace of mind knowing your gift will not cost anything during your lifetime. Including Hearts for Hearing as part of your generous legacy ensures children and adults with profound hearing loss – even those who are deaf – will have the opportunity to learn to listen and talk well into the future. Your consideration of a legacy gift is very kind, and we are happy to help you accomplish your goals through some of the options below:

Language for Bequests

Specific Dollar Amount or Property: “I, [name], of [city, state, zip], give, devise and bequeath to the mission of Hearts for Hearing Foundation, 11500 N Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, [amount].”

Percentage of Estate: “I, [name], of [city, state, zip], give, devise and bequeath to the mission of Hearts for Hearing Foundation, 11500 N Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, [percentage] of my estate.”

Residuary – the remainder of all other bequests once administrative costs and taxes have been met: “I, [name], of [city, state, zip], give, devise and bequeath to the mission of Hearts for Hearing Foundation, 11500 N Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, all of the residue or remainder of my estate.”

Other Legacy Giving Options

IRA Rollover Gifts: Donors can gift all or a portion of their Required Minimum Distribution, up to $100,000 annually.

Beneficiary Designations: Name Hearts for Hearing Foundation as a beneficiary on an IRA, property, or life insurance policy.

Gifts of Life Insurance: You can gift a paid in full life-insurance policy. Some donors find this option favorable, especially as their children grow into adulthood.

Hearts for Hearing Foundation Tax ID number: 58-2670613

Contact Information

Please reach out to Kris Hopper or Kristi Murphy at kris.hopper@heartsforhearing.org or kristi.murphy@heartsforhearing.org or call 405-548-4300 if you have any questions. We recommend talking with a professional advisor such as attorney, CPA or financial planner about making these types of gifts. Should you wish, we are more than happy to join you in conversation with your advisor.

If you include Hearts for Hearing Foundation in any gifts listed above, please let us know, so we may recognize your support and thank you.

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