How to Include Us in Your Estate Plan

One of the simplest and most common ways to make a significant gift to Volunteers of America is through your will or living trust. This type of gift provides you with estate tax benefits. This is an easy way to support the programs that are dearest to you.

We recommend that you share the following language with your estate planning attorney:

“I give, devise and bequeath to Volunteers of America, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Denver, CO. Tax ID # 84-0430995

The sum of $______________________OR

All of my right, title and interest in the following described property:__________________OR

___ percent (__%) of my net residuary estate after payment of all my debts and taxes OR

All the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate

to be used for the benefit of Volunteers of America as follows:

  • _______________________(Please list the specific program or area you wish to support) OR
  • The area of greatest need.

There are a number of possibilities for you to consider as a bequest. These include:

  • A cash remembrance
  • A gift of property such as real estate, art collections, a residence, etc.
  • A gift of life insurance
  • A gift of securities
  • A share of the residue of your estate
  • The remainder of a trust established for the lifetime of a family member
  • The principal remaining from retirement plan assets

Volunteers of America Colorado receives, receipts, and manages all philanthropic gifts designated by donors. We will work closely with you and your advisors to ensure that your wishes and intentions are honored.

Please contact: Kathy Pettit, Major and Planned Gift Manager
Volunteers of America Colorado
2660 Larimer Street
Phone: 720-264-3343
Denver, CO 80205

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