Planned Giving

Planned giving lets you help shape North Shore Medical Center's future while achieving your own personal, financial, and estate planning goals. Your planned gift of any size will help ensure our ability to provide comprehensive, accessible, high-quality health care and service to our communities. There are many ways to make a planned gift. Explore the information below to learn more about your options. Then, let us work with you and your advisors on a plan that's right for you.
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Legacy Gift Inspired by Family Ties

Lifetime trustee Mike Davenport has been involved as a donor and a volunteer, continuing the service of his late father, Horace “Davvy” Davenport of Swampscott (above, left in photo).

The Davenport name graces a building at Salem Hospital as well as an endowed fund at NSMC. And now, thanks to a generous gift in Mike’s estate plan, the Davenport legacy will live on for generations.    Read more

Planned Giving Options


Estate gifts can be made through a will or a trust, and both vehicles enable assets to be distributed to NSMC.

Charitable Lead Trusts

Pass appreciated assets to your heirs without significant estate taxes by allowing NSMC to receive income from these assets for a specified time period.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

Name NSMC the beneficiary of a trust that will provide a set percentage of annual income for you during your lifetime.

Gift Annuities

Receive fixed annual payments from NSMC for gifts of cash, securities, real estate, or personal property.

Life Insurance

Name NSMC as a beneficiary of your whole life insurance policy.