Throughout our lifetime, most of us strive to make a difference in the lives of others, providing gifts to the people and causes we value. Wouldn’t it be nice to know that you could continue to change lives even after you are gone—creating a legacy of support for the causes most important to you? By creating an endowment with our organization—or adding to our existing endowment—you can give a gift that lasts forever.
Make a plan so that the programs and goals most important to you to continue thriving after your lifetime.
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For many years, Susan has been writing a check for $5,000 to our organization. She wants to continue this giving and create a legacy of support after her lifetime. She decides to update her estate plan and establish an endowment gift in her will of $125,000. When the gift is made, we use a portion of the endowment each year to fund our programs and reinvest the remainder, allowing it to grow and support annual payouts indefinitely. This generous arrangement allows Susan to continue supporting our current needs each year during her lifetime and ensures she can support our future needs after her lifetime.
We would love to work with you to help you create a lasting legacy that honors your values for many years to come. Please contact us today to learn more about establishing an endowment with our organization.
Pete Smerud, Wolf Ridge Executive Director
800-523-2733, extension 108