"The gift that keeps on giving"
The Beth-El Farmworker
Ministry, Inc. has created the Beth-El Endowment Fund to make it possible for
you to show your care and concern for migrant farmworkers throughout your
lifetime and beyond. A gift to the Beth-El Endowment Fund will support the
Mission's continuing efforts to welcome, educate and encourage migrant
farmworkers in their many struggles. The Mission will tap only the growth and
earnings from this Fund, meaning your donation will continue to support
farmworkers long after your lifetime.
Q.--- Why should I make financial decisions like this now?
distribution of your assets can help you sort out your priorities while giving
thanks and praising God for your blessings. As you plan, should your priorities
include supporting an outreach to migrant farmworkers, we invite you to consider
Q.--- What type of gifts can be made to the Fund?
A.--- All types of financial gifts can be made to the Beth-El Endowment Fund. The simplest form is a bequest, written into your will, simply stating the amount or portion of your estate you would like to leave to the Beth-El Endowment Fund. Planned gifts, the wide variety of life income plans, and life insurance policies are some of the many other ways you can make a substantial gift to ensure the continuation of our outreach to farmworkers.
Q.--- Where is the money invested?
A.--- The funds of the Beth-El Endowment Fund are invested with the oldest charitable foundation in America, the Presbyterian Church (USA) Foundation, founded in 1799. This foundation has over $2 billion in assets and follows a policy of socially responsible investing. The PC(USA) Foundation provides the assistance of a local professional Development Officer, well versed in the details of creating various life income plans and deferred gifts.
areas of service can be endowed?
A.--- Endow the Fund-A-Future Society to provide the programs and facilities for a top quality education program for preschool education, elementary school, middle school, and adult education, all aimed at the special needs of recent immigrants from Latin American countries.
Endow the position of Pastor - to ensure that a well-educated, ordained, and
compassionate bilingual pastor is always available to guide and provide pastoral
care to new immigrants from Spanish-speaking countries.
Endow the position of Education Director - to ensure that quality children's
programs are available for the children of farmworkers who struggle to adapt to
a new country and grow and learn in a language that their parents do not
Endow the Sanctuary and Administrative Building program - to provide a place for
worship and modern office space for the staff to expand and improve the many
programs of the Mission in an orderly and efficient manner.
Endow any other aspect of our operations that interests you and that you wish to
Q.--- What kind of gifts can be made to the the Beth-El Endowment Fund?
A.--- Some of the ways that you can endow the Beth-El Fund:
Cash pledged over a period of years
Bequest Through Wills
Bonds, Mutual Funds
CDs, Savings and Checking Accounts
Deferred Gift Annuity
Pooled Income Fund
Charitable Remainder Trusts
Charitable Lead Trust
Revocable Charitable Living Trust
Life Insurance (existing)
Life Insurance (new)
Real Estate with Life Tenancy
Tax-deferred Assets (IRA, etc.)
Can I Learn More?
A.--- Visit us at 18240 South Highway 301, Wimauma, Florida. Click Here for Map. Call our Exec. Director, Mr. Dave Moore at 813-633-1548 as he will be able to answer many of your questions and to arrange a meeting with the Foundation's local Development Officer.