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Fulton County Medical Center

Dr. MacKinlay Society

jessica-montoya.JPGIn 1946, Dr. Edgar H. MacKinlay began to confide with friends about his dream for a medical facility in our rural community. He spoke with anyone who would listen, explaining its importance and the difference it would make between life and death. His vision took root and grew as FCMC opened its doors in 1950.

Today, a new facility sits on 90 acres of plush farmland and is the jewel of Fulton County. It serves our rural community and surrounding areas — over 90,000 visits a year. MacKinlay's vision left a lasting legacy. So can you.

Members of the Dr. MacKinlay Society are those special friends who are leaving a lasting legacy to not only FCMC, but also to the community. Your planned gift helps provide the best possible care for our community. The Dr. MacKinlay Society honors those extraordinary people who have remembered FCMC in their estate and financial plans. Such gifts include: Bequests in a Will, Gifts of Life Insurance, Charitable Gift Annuities, Gifts through Retirement Assets, Pension Plan and 401(k) Designations, Charitable Trusts and Real Estate.

Your legacy awaits.

Our new planned gifts committee wants to be a service to our community. The committee consists of individuals involved in a profession related to financial and estate planning. They are committed to providing information through a series seminars to you without selling their services as a way of providing education in the ever-changing world of wealth and personal finance management.

To learn more about the Dr. MacKinlay Society, download the Planned Giving Brochure.

If you have made a provision in your estate plan for Fulton County Medical Center, please be sure to contact the FCMC Foundation.

Planned Giving Committee

Planned Giving Committee

Planned Gifts Committee Members:
Joyce Ritchey (seated) is the Chairman. Standing (L-R): Chris Corcoran, Helen Overly, Doriann Hoffman, Marissa Pinto Burt and Ed Wine.

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A charitable bequest is one or two sentences in your will or living trust that leave to Fulton County Medical Center a specific item, an amount of money, a gift contingent upon certain events or a percentage of your estate.

an individual or organization designated to receive benefits or funds under a will or other contract, such as an insurance policy, trust or retirement plan

"I, [name], of [city, state ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to Fulton County Medical Center Foundation [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose."

able to be changed or cancelled

A revocable living trust is set up during your lifetime and can be revoked at any time before death. They allow assets held in the trust to pass directly to beneficiaries without probate court proceedings and can also reduce federal estate taxes.

cannot be changed or cancelled

tax on gifts generally paid by the person making the gift rather than the recipient

the original value of an asset, such as stock, before its appreciation or depreciation

the growth in value of an asset like stock or real estate since the original purchase

the price a willing buyer and willing seller can agree on

The person receiving the gift annuity payments.

the part of an estate left after debts, taxes and specific bequests have been paid

a written and properly witnessed legal change to a will

the person named in a will to manage the estate, collect the property, pay any debt, and distribute property according to the will

A donor advised fund is an account that you set up but which is managed by a nonprofit organization. You contribute to the account, which grows tax-free. You can recommend how much (and how often) you want to distribute money from that fund to FCMC Foundation or other charities. You cannot direct the gifts.

An endowed gift can create a new endowment or add to an existing endowment. The principal of the endowment is invested and a portion of the principal’s earnings are used each year to support our mission.

Tax on the growth in value of an asset—such as real estate or stock—since its original purchase.

Securities, real estate or any other property having a fair market value greater than its original purchase price.

Real estate can be a personal residence, vacation home, timeshare property, farm, commercial property or undeveloped land.

A charitable remainder trust provides you or other named individuals income each year for life or a period not exceeding 20 years from assets you give to the trust you create.

You give assets to a trust that pays our organization set payments for a number of years, which you choose. The longer the length of time, the better the gift tax savings to you. When the term is up, the remaining trust assets go to you, your family or other beneficiaries you select. This is an excellent way to transfer property to family members at a minimal cost.

You fund this type of trust with cash or appreciated assets—and receive an immediate federal income tax charitable deduction. You can also make additional gifts; each one also qualifies for a tax deduction. The trust pays you, each year, a variable amount based on a fixed percentage of the fair market value of the trust assets. When the trust terminates, the remaining principal goes to FCMC Foundation as a lump sum.

You fund this trust with cash or appreciated assets—and receive an immediate federal income tax charitable deduction. Each year the trust pays you or another named individual the same dollar amount you choose at the start. When the trust terminates, the remaining principal goes to FCMC Foundation as a lump sum.

A beneficiary designation clearly identifies how specific assets will be distributed after your death.

A charitable gift annuity involves a simple contract between you and FCMC Foundation where you agree to make a gift to FCMC Foundation and we, in return, agree to pay you (and someone else, if you choose) a fixed amount each year for the rest of your life.

Personal Estate Planning Kit Request Form

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