By leaving a bequest in your will or creating another planned gift, you can help ensure that the benefits of family planning and reporductive choice will continue for generations to come.
Here are the most common ways other supporters have declred their intentions for Planned Parenthood:
Include a Bequest in Your Will
How to Remember Planned Parenthood Health Systems in Your Will
One of the easiest ways for you to leave a lasting legacy for reporductive health for women, men, and teens is through a bequest in your will. As a Planned Parenthood supporter, a bequest will extend your generosity for years to come.
Your will can be a tribute to the values an ideals that you cherish. You will have the knowledge that your legacy gift will support our cause of ensuring women can decided freely when and whether to have a family.
We advise you to work with your attorney or financial planning advisors to plan the charitable arrangement which is most advantageous to your estate.
Suggeted Language for Your Will
A Specific Bequest
"I give, bequeath, and devise (dollar amount or description of gift) to Planned Parenthood Health Systems, now or formerly headquartered at 100 South Boylan Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina to be used for its general purposes [or for a restricted purpose of your choosing]."
A Residuary Bequest
"I give, bequeath, and devise (all, or ____ percent of) the rest, residue, and remainder of the property, both real and personal, wherever situation, which I may own or be entitled to at my death, to Planned Parenthood Health Systems, now or formerly headquartered at 100 South Boylan Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina to be used for its general purposes [or for a restricted purpose of your choosing]."
Use Your Retirement Fund as a Gift Planning Tool
You can designate Planned Parenthood Health Systems to receive the remainder of an IRA, 401(d), 403(b) or Keogh plan through a change of beneficiary form. During your life, you retain all income and control. This can be arranged without a will and at no charge.
Make a Gift of a Bank or Investment Account
You can name Planned Parenthood Health Systems to inherit your bank account(s) or investment fund(s) directly. During your life, you retain full control of the assets.
Designate Your Insurance Policy
Both whole life policies and term policies allow for a charitable organization to be named as a beneficiary or contingent beneficiary.
Charitable Gift Annuity Provides Lifetime Income
A Gift Annuity or Charitable Remainder Trust will provide you with lifetime income and ensure a legacy gift to Planned Parenthood Health Systems.
For More Information Contact:
Joyce Mitchell-Antoine, Vice President for Development
919-833-7534 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal Name of Organization: Planned Parenthood Health Systems
Legal Address: 100 S. Boylan Ave., Raleigh, NC 27603
Federal Tax ID #: 56-1282557