Planned Giving

In 1995 Fr. Chris Metropulos, Founding Father of Orthodox Christian Network had a vision.  Now the average young American spending 10 hours a day using media we need your help to reach people where they are are with the powerful message of Orthodoxy.  Impact the faith journey of Orthodox Christians today! Leave a Legacy.  Pass OCN to future generations.  OCN’s Office of Development is standing by to help you create a gift plan that meets all of your financial and charitable goals. A well-developed planned gift can lead to immediate tax savings and help reduce or even eliminate capital gains and estate taxes. A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great. ~ Proverbs 18:16

Below are a few gift options you may wish to consider:

  • Life income gifts: Provide you and your family with an income for the duration of your lives or for a specific number of years.
  • Real estate, tangible property, and securities: can be turned into gifts with immediate tax benefits.
  • Charitable Lead Trusts: Can be used to transfer assets to a loved one with a significantly reduced tax liability.
  • Bequests, retirement accounts, and other testamentary gift plans: can allow you to make a more substantial gift than you currently imagine.

Wills and Living Trusts

To leave a gift in your will or living trust, simply share this sentence below with your attorney or financial planner:

I give to Orthodox Christian Network, PO Box 9658, Washington, DC, the sum of _______ Dollars ($_____) (or _____% of my adjusted gross estate for its general purposes.


Please contact Director of Development, Nicholas Savas by email or call 1-888-696-2697 with questions.