MWB Vern H. Schneider served as President of the Masonic Home Board from 1983-1984 and as Grand Master of Masons in Missouri from 1984-1985. MWB Schneider’s leadership, on the Masonic Home Board and as legal counsel, spanned over 40 years, his service to the Masonic Home over 60 years. He was dedicated to ensuring a prosperous future for the Masonic Home through his leadership, his guidance, and his work with estates and trusts.
Estate gifts received in Fiscal Year 2022, totaled more than $819,000, providing support for individuals in need statewide.
MWB Schneider believed strongly in legacy giving, a way to make a difference far beyond the measure of one’s lifetime.
The Schneider Legacy Society provides an opportunity to recognize and thank planned gift donors during their lifetime(s) and ensure that their wishes are properly documented.
Those who remember the Masonic Home of Missouri through a will, trust, beneficiary designation, or other planned gift are invited to join this society.
Often these gifts go unrecognized because we are unaware of them until the donor has passed away. At these times, proper appreciation cannot be expressed and questions regarding the specific purpose of the gift may remain unanswered.
You may always choose to remain anonymous in your philanthropy. However, participation in The Legacy Society can be an inspirational experience, and may encourage others to look toward the future and how they, too, may have an enduring impact on the causes about which they are most passionate.
Those who remember the Masonic Home of Missouri through a will, trust, beneficiary designation, or other planned gift are invited to join The Schneider Legacy Society.
Legacy donors receive permanent recognition on The Schneider Legacy Tree located at the Masonic Complex.
Silver Leaves represent those who have listed the Masonic Home as a beneficiary of a planned gift.
Gold Leaves represent the estates or trusts in which assets have been, or are currently being, received by the Masonic Home.
There are many planned giving vehicles that qualify for membership in The Schneider Legacy Society, including, but not limited to:
Schneider Legacy Society members share a dedication to the Masonic Home of Missouri — but every act of giving is personal and unique.
Please consider joining this elite group of generous individuals by remembering the Masonic Home with a planned gift.
If you have already included the Masonic Home of Missouri in your will or other planned gift, please let us know so that we may honor you as a member of The Schneider Legacy Society.
Disclaimer: The Masonic Home does not provide tax, legal, or other professional advice. For assistance in planning charitable gifts with tax and other implications, the services of appropriate advisors should be consulted.
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