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Golden Hammer Society

Leave a Lasting Legacy

Members of the Golden Hammer Society are legacy donors who have chosen to include Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity in their will or estate plans. They believe in family, community, and doing their part to help create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. As valued investors, society members are offered unique and fun opportunities to meet our families and engage in our mission. Will you join them in building homes, communities, and hope for future generations?

To help you get started on your plans and legacy, you can use FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating your will or trust. It’s free, easy to use, accessible online and can be completed in 20 minutes. You can use this resource on its own, or use it to document your wishes before finalizing your plans with an attorney.

Do you have an IRA, 401(k), life-insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will? If so, these are called non-probate assets and you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of one or more of these assets. .

If you have already made a legacy gift to Fox Cities Habitat but haven’t notified us, please take a moment to fill out the form on the FreeWill site. Legacy donors who have remembered Habitat for Humanity with a life income gift or have named us as a beneficiary of a will, trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy are recognized members of the Golden Hammer Society.

Why Kermit Gave to Habitat

“We all know how critical it is to have a home – a place that we can call our own – that serves our family’s needs and is safe. A home is foundational to living a life that allows each of us to become our best self. Kermit never shared with me the reason he chose to donate his home, but what a blessing that he did.

Having worked on a few Habitat homes, I know how invested the families are in achieving the Habitat pre-requisites that prepare them for attaining the dream of homeownership. Knowing that a family will be bringing new life to Kermit’s home by year-end, and settling in and meeting their new neighbors just warms my heart.”


Connect with Fox Cities Habitat

If you would like additional information and access to resources regarding legacy giving, please fill out the short form below.

You can also contact Amy McGowan, Director of Development, directly at (920) 378-8613 or

The Benefits of Golden Hammer Society

In addition to being a part of a legacy program that allows you to extend your support to help provide decent and affordable homeownership opportunities, the Golden Hammer Society offers several benefits:

  • Welcome package
  • Exclusive invitations to special engagement opportunities, including home dedications and groundbreakings
  • Exclusive invitation to Golden Hammer Society luncheon
  • Golden Hammer insider email updates and announcements
  • Listing in Annual Report
Bill and Ginny Devine

Additional Resources

Habitat for Humanity International has created a robust website that provides insights, guidance, forms and tools to support your giving goals. Click the links below for various resources:

Bequests and Beneficiaries

Donor-Advised Funds

Sample Language for Your Will

Complimentary Planning Resources

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