How will you be remembered?

Most of us have paused for a moment to ask the question, "What do I want to be remembered for?"


Leave a legacy of hope and hospitality for those experiencing homelessness. Your legacy gift will ensure that those experiencing homelessness will always have a safe place to go to rebuild their lives.

There are many different ways to make a planned gift to the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. If you are interested in planning a major gift, please consult with your attorney or financial advisor. The information provided on this site is intended as general information and not legal advice.

Important information for your attorney/advisor:

Legal name: New London Homeless Hospitality Center

Tax ID #: 20-5606908

Mailing address: 730 State Pier Rd., New London, CT 06320

Below are some of tools for charitable gifts:

Make a Bequest in Your Will

This is one of the simplest ways to make a planned gift. You pay nothing now, but leave a beautiful legacy when you designate the New London Homeless Hospitality Center in your estate plans. If you choose to make a bequest to NLHHC, please let us know so that we may thank you for your generosity.

Life Insurance

You can designate the New London Homeless Hospitality Center as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

A chartiable remainder trust (CRT) allows you to receive income from assets through the CRT during your lifetime, and the remaining assets after your lifetime can be distributed to your favorite charity.

Charitable Lead Trust

A charitable lead trust (CLT) allows you to distribute income to your charitable fund for a period of years or during your lifetime, then the assets return to you or a surviving family members. This charitable instrument allows you to make a gift to a charity and transfer assets to family members while saving taxes.

IRA and Retirement Plan Assets

A qualifying charitable distribution allows you to donate up to $100,000 per year directly to a qualifying charity from your IRA and exclude it from your income. The qualifying charitable distribution must go directly from your IRA to your chosen charitable organization. You can use this qualified charitable distribution to satisfy your annual Required Minimum Distribution from your retirement account. If you are 70 1/2 or older, this is a charitable giving tool to consider. The portiion of your RMD that you donate to charity reduces your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) dollar for dollar.