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Legacy Giving


Ensuring the Future of Catholic Radio

For nearly 8 years, Catholic Spirit Radio (2820 Communications INC) has been broadcasting a Gospel message of hope and truth throughout the region. Countless Lives have been transformed by the powerful message of God’s love delivered through this inspiring Catholic Radio ministry.

To ensure that our beautiful Catholic faith stays alive and relevant in today’s media, please consider including Catholic Spirit Radio in your estate planning.

Some common ways to make a lasting gift to Catholic Radio include:

  • Will

  • Name 2820 Communications INC as a specific dollar or percentage beneficiary of your will.


  • Life Insurance

  • Include 2820 Communications INC as a beneficiary or owner of a new or existing policy. This can be as simple as filling out a change of beneficiary form with your life insurance agent. Life insurance gifts pass outside of your estate and are not subject to the costs and time delays of probate process.


  • Retirement Plan

  • 100% of retirement plan gifts pass tax-free to 2820 Communications INC. Such gifts reduce your taxable estate.


  • Trusts

  • There are ways to create life income trusts that have significant tax advantages to you.


  • Gifts of Appreciated Securities

  • By giving appreciated stock held longer than one year, you can deduct the full value on current year taxes and avoid paying capital gains.


Consult your attorney or tax advisor for more information.


Our legal name is: 2820 Communications, Inc.

108 Boeykens Place

Normal, Illinois 61761

Tax ID # 45-3248410


Here are sample instructions to share with your advisor to include 2820 Communications, Inc. in your estate plans:


I give, devise, and bequeath to 2820 Communications, Inc. (Catholic Spirit Radio, tax ID # 45-3248410), a non-profit corporation in Normal, Illinois,


  1. the sum of$ ______ ; or,


  1. ______ percent of my estate; or,


  1. all the rest, remainder and residue of my estate, including property over which I shall have power of appointment at my passing, after all debts, taxes, expenses, and other bequests have been satisfied.


The radio network has a 501 (c)(3) classification from the Internal Revenue Service. Contributions to CATHOLIC SPIRIT RADIO (2820 Communications, Inc.) by individuals, corporations, and foundations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.


2820 Communications, Inc. was incorporated in Normal, Illinois in 2007.


The principal place of business is 108 BOEYKENS Place, NORMAL, IL 61761 and the phone number is (309) 807-2427. You may obtain our latest financial statement and other information from this office or through our website:

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