Cottage Housing, Inc. has begun the Home Run! Initiative to expand our successful participant driven programs in the Sacramento region.
By the end of our second decade of program operations, CHI will:
- Double our residential capacity from 241 to 502 bedrooms; targeting reunification of homeless parents with children in foster care
- Launch small business enterprises to create job opportunities while raising program income and agency visibility
- Establish a training center where other communities can learn how to start strength-based participant-driven programs
Make a donation of new or gently used items
- Personal hygiene items (toothpaste, soap, deodorant, etc.)
- Linens (bedding, sheets, towels, etc)
- Furniture (except used mattresses)
- Computers Cars Kitchen items (pots & pans, dishes, silverware, etc.)
- Gift cards
Planned Giving Options
IRA Charitable Distribution
As part of the Tax Relief Act of 2010, Congress allowed an important window of opportunity to remain open briefly-one that enables IRA owners 70 1/2 or older to directly transfer up to $100,000 from their Traditional or Roth IRA to an eligible charity, and have such amounts excluded from gross income.
Make a donation of stock - You can realize two tax savings by contributing stock as a gift to Cottage Housing, Inc.:
- Deduction for charitable contribution
- Save on capital gains tax
Make a bequest
- Specific Bequest: You designate a specific dollar amount, specific percentage, or specific property to CHI
- Residual Bequest: Your estate will pay all debts, taxes, expenses, and specific bequests. The remaining amount - the residual - is transferred to CHI.
- Contingent Bequest: Direct that CHI receive all or a portion of your estate only under certain circumstances.
Make a Life Income Gift
- Examples include Charitable Gift Annuity, Joint and Survivor Annuities, Charitable Remainder Trust, Unitrust Annuity, and Pooled Income Fund. Consult your tax advisor for more information.