Rescue Legacy Fund Mission

Our mission is to promote support, and facilitate the work of the Rescue Missions Ministries, Inc. d/b/a Durham Rescue Mission. A non-profit organization with funds designated by the board of directors for the long range plan of unrestricted net asset funds. The primary objective is to be a good steward of these assets, by managing and producing favorable investment return compared against inflation.

If you have questions about this endowment, please contact Gail Mills at

Gifts made on this page or checks mailed to the PO Box below may qualify for matches from employers. Please use EIN# 27-3090753 when requesting a match.

Donation Mailing Address
Rescue Legacy Fund
PO Box 11186
Durham, NC  27703-1186


Honorarium & Memorial Gifts

If you are interested in making a donation in memory or honor of a loved one, we would love to hear from you.

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Planned Giving

There are various ways to contribute a planned gift to the Durham Rescue Mission. Choose from:

Stocks & Bonds

Did you know that your stocks and bonds may actually be worth more as charitable donations? Because of the tax deduction you’ll receive, donating your stocks and bonds to the Durham Rescue Mission can be a simple way to benefit you and our nonprofit ministry.

To donate stock, please click this link and fill out the form to receive the stock information for your broker.

The Durham Rescue Mission has been recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization and all donations are tax-deductible as allowable by law. EIN: 58-1482590

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Real Estate

Donating real estate to our homeless shelters in the Triangle area is a great way to benefit our ministry and provide you with a tax deduction based on the current market value of your property.

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Estate Planning & Wills

Incorporate us into your estate planning and will to provide our Durham, NC urban rescue mission’s programs, services and residents with benefits that will last your lifetime and beyond.

Request Your Guide to Basic Estate Planning

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Protect your assets, cut estate settlement costs and reduce taxes with a trust donation to the Durham Rescue Mission. A trust enables you to create a financial plan that meets not only your own current needs, but ultimately the needs of beneficiaries who survive you. Choose from:

  • Living Trust
  • Testamentary Trust
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Charitable Lead Trust

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