Sustaining the Needs of Future Generations

The Guardian Angel Society is comprised of individuals who are dedicated to Catholic Charities Dallas and our mission of working together to strengthen families and individuals. Members of this society have included Catholic Charities Dallas as a beneficiary through planned giving vehicles.

The society benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Catholic Charities Dallas annual report
  • Prayerful remembrance in our Guardian Angel Society members’ annual Mass
  • A Catholic Charities Dallas Guardian Angel Society lapel pin

Types of Bequests

You have several opportunities in which you can make a bequest to Catholic Charities Dallas.

Bequests – Remembering Catholic Charities Dallas in your gift plans is one of the most popular and effective planned giving choices. You can designate a specific sum or percentage of your estate as a gift after provisions to your heirs have been fulfilled. This arrangement may offer significant estate tax savings and provide an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy.

Beneficiary Designations – Designate Catholic Charities Dallas as a whole or partial beneficiary on a bank account, retirement plan, health savings account, insurance policy, etc.

Donor Advised Fund – You can recommend a gift from your donor advised fund to Catholic Charities Dallas at any time and also make Catholic Charities Dallas a beneficiary of your fund once it is endowed upon your death.

Gifts of Other Property – Real estate, autos, and other property are other gift options that can be considered.

Focused Gifts – Catholic Charities Dallas realizes that each donor has interests in specific areas of our many human services. No matter how you make your planned gift, it can be designated to a specific program of your choice. We also offer naming opportunities to our donors as a way to memorialize a loved one or honor an individual, family, or organization. Please contact our office for more information.

Becoming a Member

Becoming a member is easy. Contact Kelly Noonan at 469-801-8132 or to notify us that you have included CCD in your estate plan through one of our many planned giving options.