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Planned Giving

Members of our planned giving society take satisfaction knowing their planned charitable gifts provide a legacy that makes the world a better place one family at a time.

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With a planned gift, you can:

  • Support KCSL programs and initiatives that prevent child abuse and strengthen Kansas families.
  • Uphold advocacy for children services and increase public awareness of their value. • Take care of the financial needs of your family first.
  • Diversify your investment portfolio.
  • Make a legacy gift that has a lasting impact.
  • Leave a legacy without giving up assets.

Steps to Make Your Planned Gift

  1. Contact KCSL Foundation President Margaret La Rue today at 785-215-6445 for more information about your options. We are happy to discuss your thoughts on a designated gift.
  2. Let your financial advisor and attorney know you are considering a planned gift to Kansas Children’s Service League to help determine the best type of gift that suits your circumstances.
  3. Talk to your family and friends about your plans and personal wishes.

Play a key role in the future of KCSL and the future of Kansas children and families with your legacy gift.

If you are 72½ or older, avoid paying taxes on your minimum distribution by donating your required minimum distribution from your IRA to the KCSL Foundation.

Benefits of an IRA Charitable Donation:

  • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to the KCSL Foundation
  • Satisfy your required minimum distribution for the year
  • Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions

How to participate:

  1. Contact your IRA plan administrator to make a gift from your IRA directly to the Kansas Children’s Service
  2. League Foundation (3545 SW 5th St., Topeka, KS 66606)
  3. Contact Margaret La Rue at 785-215-6445 to let us know the gift is coming.
  4. IRA funds will be transferred to the KCSL Foundation 5. We will contact you to let you know the money has arrived at the foundation.