How to Include All Hallows in Your Will

Almost sixty years of history is present in All Hallows and as a beneficiary of your planned giving, there will be
significant support for its future.

The term “planned giving” refers to charitable gifts that say you took some time to decide where they should
go before being made. Whether you give cash or other assets like real estate, the gift is a form of good
stewardship that lives on.

Many of All Hallows supporters make charitable gifts naming All Hallows as a beneficiary in their will. The
federal government currently encourages these gifts and bequests by allowing a tax-deductible charitable

To make a bequest to All Hallows, the following language will be helpful to your attorney. “I give and bequest to All Hallows Catholic Church in La Jolla California, the sum of (or otherwise description
of the gift of property or specify a percentage of the estate).

Here are some suggestions for your bequest:

  • Fixed dollar bequest-you designate a specific amount to All Hallows. This option is often best in cases of smaller bequests.
  • Leaving a percentage-Some will want to leave All Hallows a set percentage of their estate. This option is often best in cases of larger bequests.
  • Residual bequest-your estate will pay all debts and taxes and the remaining amount- the residual, will be transferred to All Hallows.
  • Bequest of Property-you may choose to leave All Hallows a particular real property or tangible personal property, or other assets.

Thank you for considering a gift to your church in your planned giving.