There are many ways you can support the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission. Cash gifts are always welcome. However, there are other ways to help the Mission meet its ministry needs in the future. For example, you could put the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in your will or you can make a gift from your appreciated assets. This type of giving provides long-term support to the Mission as well as an immediate tax benefit to you.
Including Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in your will? Jersey Shore is an outreach of the Market Street Mission in Morristown, which is our legal organization name. You can use the following language in your will to be sure your request is honored:
“I bequest [list the $ dollar amount or % percentage] of my estate to The Market Street Mission, 9 Market Street, Morristown, NJ 07960 (Tax ID # 22-6047486) for the general purpose of providing meals, shelter and hope to the hungry, homeless and hopeless served by the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission.”
Designate Jersey Shore Rescue Mission as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or retirement account assets
As a qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit the Market Street Mission (DBA Jersey Shore Rescue Mission) can be named as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or retirement account assets. You can designate the Mission as a beneficiary for the entire amount or a portion. If benefits are to be shared be sure to indicate the percentage you wish to distribute among beneficiaries.
To list Market Street Mission as a beneficiary on your life insurance form request a Beneficiary Designation Form from your insurance company or plan administrator. There you will list:
The Market Street Mission (DBA Jersey Shore Rescue Mission)
9 Market Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Our tax ID number is: 22-6047486
Be sure to indicate the Mission is a charity on the designation form. Sign and date the form. Make a copy for yourself before returning the original to the insurance company or retirement plan administrator. Be sure to notify the Mission of your intention so we can make a record of your generosity for our files.
If you are interested in discussing these and other ways to help the Mission, please call Scott Taylor, Director of Donor Relations and Development, at (973) 993-4027 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.