Why Make a Planned Gift?

“The way St. Joseph’s helps children in need touches our hearts. We all wish we could do more. Having the Villa in our estate plans enables Joan and me to increase our support beyond our present means. I thought it was the perfect solution.”

–Richard J. “Dick” Tarrant, Jr., winningest Coach in University of Richmond Basketball history, longtime Villa leader and supporter.

While the motivations for giving to St. Joseph’s Villa may be varied, each planned gift creates a lasting legacy that will benefit the children and families we serve for years to come. Lives once defined by homelessness, mental illness, autism and other challenges are able to transform into lives of happiness and independence with your support.

Spanning Lifetimes for Stronger Lives

Throughout our history, we have relied on the philanthropic support of individuals like you to sustain our mission.  Our doors have been open every minute of every day since 1834 to help children with special needs reach their full potential, and because of your generosity they will remain open long into the future.

We invite you to learn how a planned gift to the St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation will impact countless lives of future generations and create hope where there once was none.

Legal Language & Information

If you wish to name St. Joseph’s Villa in your estate plan, click here for legal information.

Methods of Giving

When people hear “planned giving” they often think bequests, but there are other methods that can create tax or estate advantages for donors. Learn more.

Archway Society

Archway Society logoThe Archway Society honors friends whose estate plans provide strong and enduring support for children, youth, adults and families as they discover more hopeful futures at St. Joseph’s Villa.

Learn more about the members of the Archway Society and how you can join them in spanning lifetimes for stronger lives.

About the St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation

The St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation’s purpose is to receive outright and planned gifts, and to prudently invest, manage and provide funds that support the Villa’s mission over the long-term or in perpetuity. The Foundation provides donors the opportunity to connect some of their life assets with the life-changing work of the Villa, and thereby leave a legacy of care and support for the children and families the Villa serves, for today and tomorrow.

Learn more about the Foundation and its board members.

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