Schoharie ARC



A 'Legacy of Love' Gift
That Keeps Giving

Your 'Legacy of Love' to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities can be greatly served by naming the Schoharie County ARC as beneficiary of memorial contribution, honorariums, and planned giving. 

The mission of the Schoharie County ARC Foundation is to ensure that our commitment to individuals with developmental disabilities is sustained through long-term financial support. With increasingly diminishing government funding, it is necessary for the ARC to seek private donations to maintain and enhance its high level of services which enrich the quality of life of the people we serve. 

Your contribution to the Schoharie County ARC Foundation can make a meaningful difference in the lives of the people we serve and your legacy will live on forever by assisting us to provide needed services and supports for a lifetime of care! 

How do people contribute?

Our family members have shown a strong commitment to advocacy on behalf of persons with developmental disabilities. Similarly, they have shown a strong financial commitment over time that has helped many programs to be established, facilities to be developed and services to be provided. Family members and other friends make donations through cash gifts, pledges over a period of time, payroll deductions through United Way and State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA), and regularly scheduled payments through planned gifts. They also make donations of stock and other property. Even people who are not in a position to write a check still contribute. In fact, these are some of the most important gifts that are made. They are gifts made in exchange for the payment of a lifetime income. They are bequests that designate the Schoharie County Chapter NYSARC as a partial beneficiary for a retirement plan or insurance policy. 

What are the types of planned gifts?

Outright Gifts

Wills & Bequests

Charitable Gift Annuity

Pooled Income Fund

Charitable Remainder Unitrust

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

Charitable Lead Trust

Gifts of Insurance

Gift of Retirement Plans - IRA, 401(K), 403 (b)

What's in it for the Donor?

For more information concerning your deferred giving or charitable bequests to the Schoharie County ARC, please call the ARC Director of Development at (518) 295-8130 Ext. 256 or your own tax advisor. 


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