Volume LVSpecial Inaugural Edition January 2008Number 1

Unfortunately, Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees
But there is a Way to earn Income While Carving Your Legacy!

Make an irrevocable gift ($5,000.00 minimum) to one of the Masonic Charities of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, including the Masonic Charities Fund, Masonic Villages, The Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation and the Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania and receive...


The Masonic Charities offer Charitable Gift
Annuities at attractive rates.
Benefits Include:
  • Fixed Income
  • Dependable Payments
  • Backed by the Assets of the Masonic CharityIssuing the Annuity
  • Payments Partially Tax-Free for a Period of Years
  • Federal Income Tax Charitable Deduction

The official registration and financial information for any of the Masonic Charities may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
Consider The Following Sample Payment Rates:
One-Life Two-Life
Age Rate Age Rate
70 6.7% 70 & 75 6.3%
75 7.3% 75 & 80 6.8%
80 8.2% 80 & 85 7.5%
85 9.7% 85 & 90 8.6%
90+ 11.5%  
*Rates reflect changes recommended by the Office of Gift Planning for all Charitable Gift Annuities written on or after July 1, 2006. Some restrictions apply.

For additional information about how a gift annuity might benefit you, in complete confidence and at no cost or obligation, simply complete and return the response coupon to the Office of Gift Planning, or telephone to speak with one of our Office of Gift Planning staff members in the geographical region nearest you.

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