Expressions of support & gratitude

There are many ways to express your gratitude for the care you or a family member received from VNH.  Your support helps continue the cycle of care for others in need throughout our community.

Tax-deductible gift.

A tax-deductible gift provides a meaningful way to honor a caregiver or remember a loved one. Your contribution makes it possible for VNH to deliver more than $1.5 million in charity care annually. Your gift of any amount is truly appreciated.

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Mail your gift to

Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH
P.O. Box 881
Brattleboro, VT 05302

Call

VNH Development Office
888-300-8853

Ways to Give

Gifts in memory of a loved one create a lasting tribute and provide current and future support for the VNH. Families are notified of gifts made in memory, and you receive a receipt for your tax-deductible contribution.

Contributions may be mailed to:

Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH
P.O. Box 881
Brattleboro, VT 05302

A Gift in Honor is a perfect way to thank a family member, nurse or friend.  Gifts in Honor are a meaningful gift in honor of a birthday, at the holidays, or for special occasions such as a graduation or anniversary.

Your Gift in Honor will be acknowledged with a special letter sent to the honoree. You will also receive a receipt from the VNH confirming your tax-deductible gift.

Contributions may be mailed to:

Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH
P.O. Box 881
Brattleboro, VT 05302

A stock portfolio can carry substantial capital gain. With careful planning, you can reduce or even eliminate federal capital gains tax while supporting the VNH. Learn more about how simple it can be to make a gift of securities by calling the VNH Development Office at 888-300-8853.

Charitable Gift Annuities

VNH encourages its donors to name the organization as a remainder beneficiary of a charitable gift annuity and will work with its donors to structure such agreements. However, VNH will not serve as trustee of a charitable remainder trust and will instead encourage the donor to use a professional fiduciary.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

VNH encourages its donors to name the organization as a remainder beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust and will work with its donors to structure such agreements. However, VNH will not serve as trustee of a charitable remainder trust and will instead encourage the donor to use a professional fiduciary.

Revocable Trust Agreements

VNH encourages its donors to name the organization as a beneficiary of all or a portion of a revocable trust agreement. However, VNH will not serve as trustee of a revocable trust agreement and will instead encourage the donor to use a professional fiduciary.

Charitable Lead Trusts

VNH may accept a designation as income beneficiary of a charitable lead trust. VNH will not accept an appointment as Trustee of a charitable lead trust.

Retirement Plan Beneficiary Designations

Donors and supporters of VNH will be encouraged to name VNH as beneficiary of their retirement plans. Such designations will not be recorded as gifts to VNH until such time as the gift is irrevocable.

Bequests

Donors and supporters of VNH will be encouraged to make bequests to VNH under their wills and trusts. Such bequests will not be recorded as gifts to VNH until such time as the gift is irrevocable.

To leave a gift in your will, simply share this sentence with your attorney or financial planner:

“I bequeath $_____ or _____% of my estate to Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire, P.O. Box 881, Brattleboro, VT, 05302-0881.”

Life Insurance Beneficiary Designations

Donors and supporters of VNH will be encouraged to name VNH as beneficiary or contingent beneficiary of their life insurance policies.  Such designations shall not be recorded as gifts to VNH until such time as the gift is irrevocable.

Make a difference in the lives of others by donating your time to support VNH. There are many ways to volunteer and VNH offers specialized volunteer training programs and support services.

Patients and families often share stories about ways they were impacted by the care VNH provided. These are deeply gratifying to read and a testament to our commitment to enriching lives by delivering outstanding home health and hospice services. If you’d like to share your experience with VNH, write us a letter or send us an email and we’ll include it in a special section on our website.

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