Gift in Your Will or Living Trust

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You want to leave money to Goodwill-Easter Seals Foundation in your will. You also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change. You can do both.

In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift. This type of donation to Goodwill-Easter Seals in your will or living trust helps ensure that we continue our mission for years to come.

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An Example of How It Works

Young family with kidsMeet Tom and Martha. When they got married and created a will, they included a $75,000 gift to Goodwill-Easter Seals. As the family grew to include three children, Tom and Martha decided to revise their gift to ensure their children's future financial security.

They met with their attorney and revised the gift language so that Goodwill-Easter Seals received a percentage of their estate, instead of a specific amount. Tom and Martha now rest easy knowing their plans will provide for the people and charitable work they love.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Shannon Schaaf at 651-379-5888 or smschaaf@gesmn.org for additional information or to chat more about the different options for including Goodwill-Easter Seals in your will or estate plan.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include Goodwill-Easter Seals in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: Goodwill-Easter Seals Foundation
Address: 553 Fairview Ave. N, St. Paul, MN 55104
Federal tax ID number: 47-1694921

Next Steps for Making a QCD Gift

  1. Ask your IRA administrator about making a direct transfer to Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota or have the administrator send a check from your account to us. (To be tax-free, the donation must go directly from your account to Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota without passing through your hands.)

Legal name: Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota
Address: 553 Fairview Ave. N, St. Paul, MN 55104
Federal tax ID number: 41-0706171

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