Planned Giving

Discover the benefits of giving wisely

Did you know there are creative ways to support Adult & Teen Challenge? Ways in which Adult & Teen Challenge, you and your loved ones all benefit at the same time?

Such giving techniques are called “planned gifts,” because with thoughtful planning, you create win-win solutions for you and Adult & Teen Challenge.

What are planned gifts?

Planned gifts include bequests, life insurance proceeds and retirement assets which are conveyed to Adult & Teen Challenge at the time a donor’s estate is settled. Life income gifts, such as a charitable gift annuity or charitable remainder trust, are special gift vehicles that provide donors with lifetime payments as well as potential tax advantages. Adult & Teen Challenge receives the balance of the annuity or trust upon donor’s death. A planned gift is an attractive option for many donors because it allows them to make a more significant gift from protected assets.

What are the benefits?

Donors who name Adult & Teen Challenge in their will or estate plan make a lasting contribution to Adult & Teen Challenge’s long-term success in ministering to people trapped in addiction. Their legacy gifts stand as testimony to their generosity and inspire others to consider the impact of philanthropic giving.

For help in setting up an estate plan or will please contact:

Adult & Teen Challenge

Put your IRA to work for Adult & Teen Challenge

Avoid the potential double taxation on your retirement savings if you designate them to your heirs.

How it works?

  • Name Adult & Teen Challenge as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401 (k), or other qualified retirement plan.
  • Maintain flexibility to change beneficiaries if your family’s needs change during your lifetime.


  • Continue to take regular lifetime withdrawals.
  • Maintain flexibility to change beneficiaries if your family’s needs change during your lifetime.
  • Your heirs avoid the potential double taxation on the assets left in your retirement account.

*The material presented on this planned giving page is not offered as legal or tax advice.