Build a legacy building homes

When you make a gift to New Orleans Habitat in your will or trust, you are creating a legacy positively changing the outcomes of families’ lives for generations to come. We’ve partnered with FreeWill; a free online resource that allows you to make or update your plans and provide hard-working families with a legacy of their own to pass on to their children. It only takes 20 minutes or less. Learn more and get started today.

Already included a gift to New Orleans Habitat in your will or trust? All you have to do now is fill out this form so we can say thank you.

If you have questions, please email Jay Huffstatler or call 504-609-3332.

Give non-probate assets

Non-probate assets such as an IRA, 401(k), or life-insurance policy are not covered in your will or trust and will need to be planned separately. You can designate New Orleans Habitat as a beneficiary of these types of assets at no cost to you right now. Use this free online tool to receive step by step instructions to make or update your plans today.

Stock and Bond Gifts

A charitable gift of stock or bonds can help make the dream of homeownership a reality for deserving family while also providing tax savings for you.

A gift of stock owned for more than one year entitles you to a charitable deduction for the full market value at the time the gift is made. If the stock has appreciated, you also avoid a capital gains tax on the appreciation.

In addition to helping New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity fulfill its mission of eliminating poverty housing, you may diversify away from low-basis, long-term holdings into other assets that will better suit your needs. Please consult your qualified financial planner or attorney.

If you would like to discuss a gift of stocks or bonds, please email Marguerite Oestreicher or call (504) 861-2077.