Bequests

A bequest is a loving way to provide for Center for Food Action's future, and to feed the next generation, by making a gift in your will. In addition to leaving  a lasting legacy for you, bequests offer tax advantages.

Here are some options to consider:

  • Cash bequest: Designate a specific dollar amount or percentage of assets for Center for Food Action in your will.
  • Property bequest: Donate the proceeds of sold property, including securities or real estate, to Center for Food Action.
  • Estate bequest: Direct whatever is remaining from your estate to Center for Food Action once all else has been paid and satisfied.
  • Retirement bequest: List Center for Food Action as the beneficiary of your retirement plan, including IRAs, tax-sheltered annuities, qualified pension, or profit-sharing plan.
  • Insurance policies: List Center for Food Action as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy.
  • Contingent bequest: List Center for Food Action as the beneficiary only in the event of the death of all other beneficiaries.

To make a charitable bequest to Center for Food Action in your will, contact Center for Food Action for our tax ID and make use of the following language:

"I give and bequeath the sum of $___________ (or ____% of my estate) to Center for Food Action, to be used in support of its general charitable purposes."

Once you have completed arrangements with your lawyer or financial planner, you may choose to send a copy of the section of your will or trust document that details your charitable plans.  

Consult your attorney or financial planner to learn how to set up a bequest.

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