Through estate planning, you can help ensure that the benefits of reproductive health – and choice -- will continue for generations to come. Including Planned Parenthood Mar Monte in your estate plan is one of the most meaningful and generous gifts you can make.
What Your Will Means To You
While providing for your loved ones, your will also can be a tribute to the principles and values that you believe in. Creating a will is the single most important step you can take to ensure that your final wishes are carried out. It may also be your most meaningful opportunity to establish a legacy for the organizations whose work is closest to your heart.
Why Include PPMM In Your Will
Planned Parenthood is the world’s oldest, largest and most trusted voluntary family planning organization. For generations, Planned Parenthood has provided reproductive health care, education and community programs that advance and safeguard universal reproductive rights.
The generosity of the friends of Planned Parenthood Mar Monte is essential to the future of services for family planning. We rely on, and are deeply grateful for, the extraordinary dedication and foresight of individuals like you who provide for Planned Parenthood.
How To Include PPMM In Your Will
There are different ways to name Planned Parenthood Mar Monte in your will. Consult with your attorney or financial advisory to determine the best method for your plans. Your attorney or advisory may wish to consider the following language.
A SPECIFIC BEQUEST
You can establish a bequest of a particular dollar amount or asset. Consider the following language for this type of provision:
“I give, bequeath, and devise (dollar amount or description of gift) to: Planned Parenthood Mar Monte or its successor, now or formerly in the City of San Jose, 1691 The Alameda, in the state of California, to be used for its general purposes.”
A RESIDUARY BEQUEST
You can give all or part of the property remaining in your estate after debts, expenses, and special bequests are paid. Such provisions can be made as follows:
“I give, bequeath, and devise (all, or ____ percent of) the rest, residue, and remainder of the property, both real and personal, wherever situated, which I may own or be entitled to at my death, to Planned Parenthood Mar Monte or its successor, now or formerly in the City of San Jose, 1691 The Alameda, in the state of California, to be used for its general purposes.”
Other Ways To Support The Future of PPMM
Naming Planned Parenthood Mar Monte as a beneficiary of a retirement plan or life insurance policy is another way to help ensure reproductive health care for generations to come. Life income gifts such as charitable gift annuities and charitable trusts also support the future of Planned Parenthood while providing you with payments for life.
Questions about Planned Giving?
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