Planned Giving

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While the Emergency Food Network is able to provide a reliable food supply to ensure that local residents are able to access emergency food, we also know that there will be a long-term need for emergency food and essentials in our community. A great way individuals can continue to ensure that our community has the resources to meet the needs of increasing numbers of hungry children, adults, and seniors is to make a meaningful statement about what they love and cherish by creating a written estate plan designating a gift to the Emergency Food Network.

Making a charitable bequest in your written estate plan is a great way to continue being a steward after your death and also may qualify your estate for a charitable deduction equal to the entire amount of the bequest. Charitable bequests offer the tools for each of us to make a meaningful final statement about what we love, cherish, and hold dear. By making a bequest or other “planned gift” to the Emergency Food Network, you can continue to help us improve our community and can leave an important legacy that emphasizes your commitment to seeing “that no person in Pierce County goes hungry.”

To find out more about planned giving options, Emergency Food Network recommends that you contact your attorney and your tax or financial advisors. You (or your attorney or advisors) can also contact the Emergency Food Network at (253) 584-1040 or for examples of testamentary language that can be included in your will or trust, and tailored to address your specific interests. Each inquiry is handled confidentially and places you under no obligation. If you have included or plan to include a gift to EFN in your written estate plan, we hope you will share this information with us so that we can express our gratitude and recognize you as a Legacy Donor.