Through effective planned giving, you can balance your personal financial goals and your charitable interests while possibly realizing significant tax benefits. By doing so, not only do you help to make wishes come true, but you can shield a significant portion of your estate from estate taxes and, in some cases, you can get an immediate tax deduction (please contact your tax advisor.) Please let us know if you've named Make-A-Wish®
in your estate.
- Specific bequest: You designate a dollar amount or a specific asset (stocks, life insurance, and real property) from your estate.
- Percentage bequest: You give a specific percentage of your estate.
- Residual bequest: You give a specific residue—what is left after the other terms of your will have been satisfied—be paid to Make-A-Wish® Northeastern California and Northern Nevada