Leave A Legacy: Planned Giving - Alternatives For Girls

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Leave A Legacy: Planned Giving

Including Alternatives For Girls in your will or estate plans will impact the lives of young women and girls for many years to come. Planned gifts can be made through your estate or financial plans and can include bequests designated in a will or living trust, as well as life income gifts. By supporting the future of Alternatives For Girls in this way, you are creating a legacy for the principles and values most important to you. For questions about planned giving, please contact Dawn Barrack, Vice President of Major Gifts, at dbarrack@alternativesforgirls.org.

Naming Alternatives For Girls in Your Will

Your will affirms, honors, and protects what matters most to you. Through a specific bequest, you can name a particular dollar amount, or through a residuary bequest, you can give all or part of what is remaining after payment of debts, expenses, and specific bequests. If you would like to make such a gift to Alternatives For Girls, your attorney may wish to include language similar to the following:

“I give, devise, and bequeath to Alternatives For Girls or its successor, now or formerly at 903 W. Grand Blvd. Detroit, MI 48208-2365, a gift of ($_____ or _____ percent of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate), to be used for its general purposes.”

Other Ways to Give

You might also consider naming Alternatives For Girls as a beneficiary in your retirement plan, insurance policy, or bank and investment accounts. Depending on the plan, Alternatives For Girls can be named as a full, partial, or contingent beneficiary. You will need the following information:

903 W. Grand Blvd. 

Detroit, MI 48208-2365

Employer Identification Number (EIN): 38-2766412

Income for Life

There are other planned giving options that can provide you with payments for the rest of your life, with the remaining funds passing to Alternatives For Girls. These gift options include charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and pooled income fund donations. To learn more about how these options can benefit you, please contact Cecile Aitchison, Chief Development Officer at caitchison@alternativesforgirls.org.

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