Types of Giving

When you make a contribution, you may choose the type of commitment and utilize the types of assets that match your financial goals and needs. It is always a good idea to speak with your accountant, so that in making your gift you also reduce capital gains and estate taxes.

The following is intended as a summary only. We will be happy to work with you and your financial advisors to determine the best giving method for your situation.

Types of Commitments
When you make a gift, you have a number of options as to when and how the gift transfers to MedStar Good Samaritan. These include:


  • Gifts through estate planning
    • Life-income gifts, which return income to you during your lifetime
    • Bequests, which provide assets to MedStar Good Samaritan through your estate
  • Campaign pledges, which provide funds to MedStar Good Samaritan for one or more years
  • Matching gifts, in which your or your spouse's employer doubles your gift
  • Gifts to MedStar Good Samaritan through the United Way of Central Maryland

Types of Assets
You also have options as to the types of assets you may utilize in making your gift. These may include:

  • Gifts of cash (by check or credit card)
  • Gifts of other assets
    • Stocks and bonds
    • Life insurance policies
    • IRA/retirement accounts

Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation
Russell Morgan Building, Suite 200
5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21239

443-444-4599 fax
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