Support Meals on Wheels Western Michigan with a Planned Gift!

Meals on Wheels Western Michigan has been blessed by many loyal and generous donors who want to sustain it for years to come. Have you considered supporting Meals on Wheels Western Michigan with a planned gift?

A planned gift may take various forms and is a wonderful way to support Meals on Wheels Western Michigan. Gifts may be made in a number of ways and should be designated to Meals on Wheels Western Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan (tax id number 38-2535537). 

 Meals on Wheels Western Michigan accepts gifts of cash, securities, and real property made through the following avenues:

 

  • A gift in a will or trust
    • Remembering Meals on Wheels Western Michigan with a gift in your will or trust is an excellent legacy for you and your family
  • Retirement plans
    • Tax-deferred retirement assets are attractive assets for charitable giving. Items include IRAs, 401k, 403b plans, pensions, etc.
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    • Receive stable and secure income for life at a high payout rate
  • Life Insurance
    • Name Meals on Wheels Western Michigan as the beneficiary of your policy or donate an active, paid-up policy
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
    • Receive stable and secure income for a period of years based on the value of trust. When the trust terminates, the remainder passes to Meals on Wheels Western Michigan.
  • Charitable Lead Trust
    • The reverse of the charitable remainder trust. The income from the trust is first paid to Meals on Wheels Western Michigan. After a specified number of years, the trust allows you to pass on the assets to your heirs.

The Meals on Wheels Western Michigan Legacy Society was created to honor those supporters who have chosen to leave a legacy for Meals of Wheels Western Michigan’s future by making a planned gift. By notifying us of your planned gift, we will welcome you into the Meals on Wheels Western Michigan Legacy Society!

Benefits of membership include:

  • Annual recognition event
  • Annual recognition in our annual report/newsletter
  • Personalized tour of Meals on Wheels Western Michigan
  • Knowledge and comfort that the work of Meals on Wheels Western Michigan will continue both during and after your lifetime

Please let us know of your planned gift by filling out this form. For more information, you may contact Sarah Mariuz at 616-459-3111 X112.

*Some donors prefer to give anonymously.  If that is your wish, please let us know so that we may honor your request for confidentiality.

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer

Meals on Wheels Western Michigan does not provide legal, tax or financial advice. This material is not offered as legal or tax advice. We urge you to consult professional advisers on all legal, tax, or financial matters, including gift planning considerations.

 

Sincerest thanks to you each for these many months of satisfying hot meals delivered while looking after my mother here at home. Your efforts made a HUGE difference for us!
Tom
Son of Meals on Wheels client
Though the bad weather, my meals have ALWAYS come through! Ray (driver) said that they are like the mail service – he’s right!
Meals on Wheels client