Creating a legacy through gift planning can leave a lasting impact on Lawrence General and your community. Through thoughtful gift planning, working with your professional advisors, you can be part of shaping the future vision for Lawrence General. You will have the opportunity to share your priorities and ensure your personal philanthropic goals are fulfilled.
What to Give
Gift Planning may include the following opportunities for giving; each offers different advantages depending on the individual donor.
- Real Estate
- IRA’s/Retirement Assets
- Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds
- Life Insurance Policy
- Tangible Assets (art, jewelry, etc.)
How to Give
Donors should consult with their advisor to discuss giving vehicles best suited for their individual situation and the advantages of each. Ways to give may include:
- Gift Annuity
- Charitable Remainder Trust
- Retained Life Estate
- Charitable Lead Trust
- Family Philanthropic Fund
Sample Bequest Language
“I give and bequeath to Lawrence General Hospital Charitable Trust” (the sum of $____ or _____%) to support its exempt purposes (or insert name of a specific project or program).”
The 1875 Legacy Society
The 1875 Legacy Society recognizes with gratitude those who have created a lasting legacy of exceptional healthcare in the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire by including Lawrence General Hospital in their estate plans.
Like those who founded the hospital nearly 150 years ago, these extraordinary individuals and families ascribe to a vision of comprehensive and compassionate care, close to home.
This honorary society recognizes those who name the hospital as a beneficiary of a will, retirement plan, donor-advised fund, or life insurance policy. These visionary donors carry on a tradition of philanthropy that positively impacts the health and wellness of a vibrant and dynamic community… today and for generations to come.
If you have included Lawrence General in your estate plans, please contact us at
If, at any time in the future, your estate plans change and you no longer wish to be a member of The 1875 Legacy Society, simply contact us and we will honor your request.
Thank you for your interest in The 1875 Legacy Society. We welcome your kind and thoughtful support as we continue our tireless work on behalf of all those we serve.