Gifts of Insurance

By designating the District Council of Madison, Inc., Society of St. Vincent de Paul as a beneficiary on your life insurance policy, you can provide a generous gift to help us meet basic needs among local families struggling with poverty. Upon your death, the Society will receive all or a portion of the proceeds of the policy. The value of your ordinary policy at the time of the gift is tax-deductible. In all matters of planned giving, please be sure to consult your attorney, tax accountant or financial advisor.

For tax purposes, please note that our organization’s legal name is:

District Council of Madison, Inc., Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Our federal EIN is:  39-0824876

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization.

For more information, please contact Nancy Hansis, Director of Development, at (608) 442-7200, x34, or email

Planned Giving Options (click each for detail)

Recurring Monthly Gifts Gifts of Insurance
Gifts of Retirement Plan & IRA Assets Gift Annuities
Gifts of Property Estate Planning
Gift Through Your Will Trusts
Gifts of Stocks, Bonds & Mutual Funds United Way


“After seeing the tremendous good that the Society has done for the poor in the community, I decided to make a monthly financial committment to the Society now and also am leaving a legacy gift for later.”
- Bernie Vering