You can make a gift and receive guaranteed fixed payments for life.  Payments may be much higher than your return on low-earning securities or CDs. 

A charitable gift annuity is a simple contract.  In exchange for a gift of cash or securities to a charity, you receive a fixed income for life.  The contract names ELIH (the charity) as beneficiary.   To request a Charitable Gift Annuity brochure, contact the Foundation office or send an email to 

Accessible By Land Air and Sea
Thanks to a grassroots community effort that raised more than $83,000 for a dock project and the in-kind services of 20 local contractors, ELIH has an emergency dock that can be accessed by Stirling Harbor. The dock was completed in 2003.