Planned gifts such as bequests, gifts of appreciated stock or gifts from retirement plans can be an advantageous way to provide future or current support to charity. This type of gift can truly make a difference to The Life You Can Save or one of our recommended nonprofits, supporting ongoing interventions that protect and change lives for those living in extreme poverty.
Donor Advised Funds
Please let us know if you have decided to make a gift from your Donor Advised Fund to one of the organizations that you learned about through The Life You Can Save or Peter Singer. This is helpful in our efforts to measure our impact by tracking the funds we help move to our recommended non-profits. Please email [email protected].
If you are considering including a gift in your will or trust, you can find sample language here to share with your attorney. Please let us know if you have included The Life You Can Save or any of our recommended non-profits in your will or trust. We would like to be able to thank you for your generosity and we measure our impact by the money we help move to our recommended non-profits.
One of the most valuable ways to contribute to The Life You Can Save or any of our recommended non-profits is through a gift of stock or other securities such as bonds or mutual funds. The full value of your gift is tax-deductible, provided it has been held for at least one year and there is no obligation to pay capital gains tax on the appreciation. The gift is fully tax-deductible as of the date it arrives in our account. Please reach out to Angela for facilitation with this type of gift.
Angela Kalayjian CFP®, TLYCS's Director of Growth Initiatives, is an expert on planned giving and can help facilitate a gift to any of our recommended non-profits or to The Life You Can Save. You can reach Angela at [email protected] or 415.948.3039.
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