Planned Giving

Include the San Bernardino City Mission. in your will

Leave a legacy of blessing and hope for generations to come


You can help ensure that the vital work of the Mission continues by including the San Bernardino City Mission in your will. Your charitable bequest will help us plan for the future, and even inspire others to help.

There are several ways you can make your gift:

  1. A specific bequest of an amount of money or an asset to be distributed to the Mission after your passing. You can designate a certain amount such as $10,000 or $20,000, or the entirety of your estate
  2. A percentage bequest granting a certain percentage of your estate to your San Bernardino City Mission.
  3. A residual bequest of the remainder of your estate or a percentage of the remainder after you have made specific bequests.
  4. A contingent bequest naming your San Bernardino City Mission as the recipient in case another beneficiary does not survive you.

When you name your San Bernardino City Mission as a beneficiary of your will or other estate plan, you create an enduring expression of your values while providing greatly needed support for your City Mission’s work in the future.

Remember: While these gifts may not involve an immediate, irrevocable transfer of cash or property, they do call for careful planning with the help of a qualified professional.

For more information on how to include the San Bernardino City Mission in your estate planning, email our development manager, Tina Esquibel, at

Here are some helpful tips:

In your will document you'll need to designate the exact name of the Mission and the address:

San Bernardino City Mission - Main Office
26200 Date Street
Highland, CA 92346

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 3489
San Bernardino, CA 92413

Some Suggested Bequest Language:

I give ___________ (residue, percentage or specific amount) to San Bernardino City Mission having its principal offices at 26200 Date St., Highland, CA 92346, for its general purposes to feed the hungry, help the homeless and poor and offer hope to the lost by presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Note: You may be able to designate gifts from life insurance policies and remainders of qualified retirement plans such as IRA’s, 401(k) and 403(b) plans, etc. Please consult your professional advisor on how to do this. No part of this communication is intended as tax or estate planning advice. When considering a legacy gift, please consult a qualified professional.

Legacy Society

Those who remember the San Bernardino City Mission in their will or estate plan receive recognition in the City Mission’s Legacy Society, a special group of members who are dedicated to feeding the hungry, helping the homeless and offering hope to the lost.

The City Mission also offers annuities or trusts.

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Blessed are those who die in the Lord from now on.
Yes, says the Spirit, they are blessed indeed,
for they will rest from their hard work;
for their good deeds follow them!”
(Revelation 14:13 NLT)