Deacon Rick with Mano Amiga students in Mexico
These little students in Kenya have a chance at a better life, thanks to the education CWM donors provided.
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Planned Giving

Managing God’s Resources

Your Bequest Empowers

“Love Never Ends” 1 Corinthians 13:8

When creating your final plans, please remember Catholic World Mission. A planned gift to CWM ensures that your care and concern for God’s most destitute children and families will continue long after you are gone by empowering the poor and sharing the Gospel of Christ.

You can designate your gift to one of our three pillars of work: Dignified Living, Education or Evangelization. Each pillar represents part of our commitment to Christ and support for impoverished people worldwide. Here is how a charitable bequest can contribute to each:

Can’t decide? Your gift to our general fund will leave a huge impact and be deeply appreciated by so many disadvantaged children and their families and our partner priests, sisters, and missionaries who care for them.

Benefits of a Planned Gift

“How Shall I make a return to the Lord for all the good he has done for me?” Psalm 116:12

We can all give thanks by giving back to those we love. No matter what the size of our estate, everyone should have at least a basic will. A will or a living trust, allows you to exercise your own wishes in distributing all of your possessions, your business, or investments while providing for your loved ones and the groups that you cherish. Ideally, your plans should provide for:

  • Yourself as long as you live
  • Your family and dependents
  • Others that you wish to repay a favor or show gratitude
  • Christ, the Church and charitable organizations you support

Making a bequest to charity in your will can change the life of someone in need. When you decide to give back through the Gospel of Christ, you invest in a person’s life, health and faith. At Catholic World Mission, we encourage bequests in wills because we know the difference it can make.

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Leaving a gift to charity in your will provides material and spiritual support to impoverished communities. As Proverbs 19:17 declares, “Whoever cares for the poor lends to the Lord, who will pay back the sum in full.” We believe our donors change the world. You give a generational gift when you empower the poor through a charitable bequest.

When you are ready to complete your legacy with Catholic World Mission one way is to utilize a free, online will-writing tool through our partner FreeWill. FreeWill is always free, and it only takes 20 minutes to complete your legally valid will. If you prefer to have an attorney finalize your will, you may also use FreeWill to create a set of documented wishes. Start your legacy today!

How can I answer your questions about a bequest to CWM? 

Amber DeMartino 770-828-4966

To make your bequest known to Catholic World Mission please fill out the form below or contact us at 770-828-4966.

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