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The KDS Legacy Giving Society

The KDS Legacy Giving Society is made up of friends who not only help and support the school today but have made the commitment to remember KDS in their estate plans.  Membership is open to anyone who wishes to leave a lasting legacy to the children of KDS by making a planned gift.

Planned Giving Options:

  • Make a bequest of a specified amount of money to KDS by stating:

     “I give, devise and bequeath to Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, Inc., 6077 Main Street, Grant, Alabama 35747 the sum of $_______________.”

     If your gift is for a specific program or fund, use the following example:

“I give, devise and bequeath to Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, Inc., 6077 Main Street, Grant, Alabama 35747 the sum of $_______________ for the Building and Maintenance Fund.”

  • Leave KDS a percentage of your estate:

     “I give, devise and bequeath to Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, Inc., 6077 Main Street, Grant, Alabama 35747 ___________% of my estate, after payment of all debts, expenses and taxes.”

  • Give all or part of the residue of your estate to KDS after all named beneficiaries have received their bequests by stating the following:

     “All the residue of my estate, including real and personal property, I give, devise and bequeath to Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, Inc., 6077 Main Street, Grant, Alabama 35747.”

  • Name KDS as beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust.
  • Make a gift of stock.
  • Make a gift of real estate.
  • Name KDS as the beneficiary of an insurance policy.

Ask your attorney or financial advisor to help you design a gift that meets your personal and charitable goals.

Join the KDS Legacy Giving Society today by contacting Heather Green at 256-728-4236.

Planning Today for Tomorrow