Planned Giving

You can make a difference in the lives of tomorrow by including Misericordia University in your estate plans today. Your contribution is essential to the future success of Misericordia. 

We Need You!

Throughout history, Misericordia has benefited and depended on the generosity of its valued alumni and friends. These special gifts have provided scholarships for deserving students, enhanced our endowment, helped to build and expand buildings, and much more. Our programs depend on your generosity. Support our mission today and tomorrow.

Easy Giving Options for Today and Tomorrow

  • Outright gifts - cash, securities, real estate
  • Bequests in your will 
  • Future gifts of life insurance policies 
  • Future gifts from retirement accounts
  • Charitable gift annuities (provide income during lifetime)
  • Charitable lead trusts/charitable remainder trusts
Create a legacy that lives on forever with a planned gift to Misericordia University.   

"Can I Deduct My Charitable Contributions?"

Click here to learn how to deduct your charitable contributions through a free online mini-course. 

Give a gift that goes on forever.

Create a scholarship to be named after Mom or Dad or that someone special. You create a legacy that lives on while making a difference in the lives of future students.

How to make a planned gift

Call us today to identify the type of planned gift that works best for you. We maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality and we are available to meet at a time and place convenient to you.
The Office of Planned Giving has many resources available to assist and answer questions. Contact us at (570) 674-6167. 
Lawyers, Professionals, Advisors
Let us assist with presentations to your clients. We can prepare a presentation to demonstrate the advantages, benefits and tax savings for various types of planned gifts. 
Your legacy keeps our legacy alive!

In remembering Misericordia University in your Will, Trust, Life Insurance Policy or Retirement Account, your gift will ensure that our missions are passed down to future generations. Your generosity will be recognized through the Heart of Mercy Society.

Heart of Mercy Society

Established in 1994, the Heart of Mercy Society recognizes those benefactors who have provided for the future of Misericordia University in their estate plans or made other planned giving arrangements which benefit the University.
Contributions and inquiries should be directed to:

Nora Blessner
Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving
Misericordia University
301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612