Ways to Give
In addition to volunteer support, we rely on donations from individuals and businesses from the community to fund the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad. There are a variety of ways you can give to help change lives in our community.
Making a gift by cash, check or credit card is the easiest way to give to the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad and play an active role in all we do! All of our agency income comes from our community and special grants and funds.
It is gifts from friends like you that make change possible in the lives of the men, women, and children we serve in the community.
Every gift, big or small, will change lives! However your conscience leads you to give, please know that we are very grateful for any gift, and we will be good stewards of what you provide to us.
You may donate online securely by using your debit or credit card to give your gift.
You may mail in your check or money order to:
Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad
2007 Timberlake Avenue
Henrico, VA 23228
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Property and Legacy Gifts
Legacy Giving is about ordinary people making extraordinary gifts! A legacy gift to the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad allows you to help secure the vision, life, and mission of this time-tested agency. Your gift will help ensure that we not only are able to maintain, but can expand the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad, well into the future.
A gift made through your estate provides a lasting legacy of love and support. Your foresight now can result in many people receiving medical help in the their time of need, long after you have been lain to rest. Legacy Giving will ensure the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad remains a vital agency for generations to come!
There are countless ways to support the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad. To maximize your gift and meet your individual needs, the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad invites you to consider several opportunities:
Types of Legacy Gifts
Wills and Estate Planning
Do you have a will or revocable living trust? Have you included the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad in your estate plan? In light of recent federal estate tax changes, it is a good idea to review your existing estate plan to make sure your current plan reflects your wishes. It’s easy to include the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad as a beneficiary in your will or living trust.
Stock and Mutual Funds
Do you own stock or mutual funds that have appreciated in value? By transferring the shares directly to the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad, you’ll receive a valuable income tax deduction and avoid paying the capital gains tax that you would have paid if you sold the shares yourself.
Do you own a vacation home or rental property that takes up too much of your time with endless projects and oversight of the tenants? Consider making a donation of the property directly to the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad. For your generous gift, you may receive an income tax deduction and may avoid paying the capital gains tax that you would have paid if you sold the property yourself.
Increase Your Income
It is possible to make a gift and get paid back in return. By donating cash, stock, or real estate to a life income plan, you can count on an income stream for life and receive an income tax donation. There are many ways to establish a plan that will meet your particular needs.
More than likely the primary beneficiary on your life insurance policy is your spouse, child, or other relative. Please consider naming the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad as an additional beneficiary and split the insurance proceeds according to a set formula. For example, you can name your spouse as primary beneficiary of 75% of the proceeds and the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad as beneficiary of 25% of the proceeds from the insurance.
As an enduring tribute to a family member or loved one, the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad would be happy to assist you in choosing an appropriate commemoration for your gift in honor of, or in memory of, someone special to you.
A letter from the President of Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad
The Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad joined #GivingTuesday to help us assist in raising the funds that are needed to purchase a new ambulance and the equipment that is needed to operate as an emergency vehicle.
Our goal is to raise $1,000 this year which will help. The system that holds the stretcher to the floor costs over $5,000 alone and is now required on all ambulances manufactured after 2016. The donations we receive can assist us in paying for this piece of equipment. This will be the first year the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad will be participating. 100% of all donations made through the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad’s FaceBook page on November 28, will be awarded to us with no fee taken.