Planning a Gift to The BayHealth Foundation, Inc.

The following pages will offer ideas as to how you can be a partner in improving the health status of all members of the Bayhealth community and distinguishing ourselves as the healthcare provider of choice by delivering the highest quality care with an exceptional patient experience. Legacy giving provides the resources necessary to sustain excellence and preserve the future of Bayhealth Medical Center.

BayHealth sceneThere are as many different ways to support Bayhealth as there are needs for your support. Planning a gift is more than just finding a need. There are a lot of factors to consider. If you are not familiar with the concepts and strategies of charitable gift planning, you might want to take a moment to consider A Guide to Planned Gifts and Factors in Planning.

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The stories that follow illustrate some of the different ways people can become partners with us in changing lives. Take a moment to see how they - perhaps in circumstances similar to yours - have found ways to support the needs of others and causes that are important to them - the way Bayhealth is important to you. In turn, they have enriched their own hearts as well. Just click on the links below.

Types of Gifts

Assets to Consider

Bequests in Wills and Trusts

   IRA Rollovers

Charitable Gift Annuities

   Retirement Assets

Deferred Charitable Gift Annuities

   Appreciated Stock

Charitable Remainder Trusts

   Real Estate

Retained Life Estate

   Life Insurance

Charitable Lead Trusts

   Tangible Personal Property

Bargain Sales


Bayhealth photoIf you have already included Bayhealth in your estate plans, please let us know by calling us or filling out our estate intention form. We would like to assist you in making certain your intentions will be carried out. If you have not written a will yet, regardless of your charitable intent, please consider this for it is a gift to your loved ones.

BayHealth sceneIndividual circumstances will vary - as with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. Some of the gift arrangements are revocable and others cannot be changed once established. Some work better with cash and others with appreciated assets. There are many variations, enough so that a giving plan can be tailored to your needs, desires and capabilities. We will be glad to answer questions and offer suggestions confidentially based on your personal circumstances. Please call us or e-mail us (see contact page). You may also use our information request form.

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Please feel free to contact us about the calculations and to discuss the potentials of your gift. You can find additional information with our frequently asked questions, glossary, and the site map.

For more information or a confidential discussion of your charitable options, please email or call the President, Dr. L. Allen Rhodenbaugh, at (302) 744-7015.

Please note, individual financial circumstances will vary. The information on this site does not constitute legal or tax advice. Donor stories and photographs are for purposes of illustration only. As with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. All material is copyrighted and is for viewing purposes only. Use of this site signifies your agreement with the terms of use. The content in this Legacy Giving section has been developed for Bayhealth by Future Focus. Please report any problems to section webmaster.