Estate Planning

Thank you for your interest in a planned gift or bequest to Holston Home for Children. Planned gifts from years past have enabled Holston Home to secure a place for children to call home for more than a century. As we look to the future, planned giving will play a vital role in Holston Home’s ability to provide love, consistent care and share the love of Christ to each child who calls this beautiful campus their temporary home.

Common Planned Gifts

Estate planned gifts can be made in a variety of forms. The following includes more descriptive types of giving:


A bequest is a gift made by including Holston Home as a recipient in one’s will. The gift can be a particular amount of money; all or a percentage of the estate; or a gift of a specific asset such as a piece of real estate or financial security.

Life Insurance:

A gift of life insurance can be made by naming Holston Home as the owner and beneficiary of an existing, in force, life insurance policy or by purchasing a new policy with Holston Home named as the owner and beneficiary.

Charitable Gift Annuity:

A Charitable Gift Annuity can be established with cash or appreciated securities which can provide income to the annuitant. After the lifetime of the annuitant(s), the charitable remainder interest in the gift would become available to Holston Home.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust:

A charitable remainder trust is an irrevocable trust that provides fixed payments to one or more beneficiaries for their lifetimes or a period of years. When the trust terminates, the remaining value becomes available to Holston Home.

For more information or if you have included Holston Home for Children in your plans, please contact Seth Taylor at 423-787-8725 or by sending us an email.