Planned Gifts: the Most Meaningful

Planned Giving With St. Vincent de Paul

A gift to St. Vincent de Paul in your will allows you to retain your assets a gift in your will or living trust is one of the most effective ways to donate to St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County. The gift may be easily included in your will when it is written or may be added through a simple codicil or amendment. In addition, your estate may benefit from a charitable estate tax deduction.

When drafting your will, your attorney may request the following:

Legal Name: Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Seattle|King County
Address: 5950 Fourth Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone Number: 206-767-9975
Federal Tax ID#: 91-0583891
Nonprofit Status: 501(c)(3)

Your Will is a Legal Document

Whether your will is simple or complex, it is a legal document. To be effective it must meet the requirements of state law. Even a small mistake in the drafting, execution, or witnessing of your will can make it invalid and ineffective. Your will should be much more than a cold, sterile legal document. A will can be a final message reflecting your personal beliefs. Perhaps of greatest importance, your will should be practical.

Sample Will Language:

"I give and bequeath to Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Seattle|King County (the sum of) ______Dollars,__ % of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate), to be used for general charitable purposes.”

Theresa Gallant Testimonial

May I live this day compassionate of heart, clear in word, gracious in awareness, courageous in thought, generous in love -- John O’Donohue

“The words in this beautiful blessing are a reminder to me of the mission of St. Vincent de Paul and the many inspirational people who support it and are supported by it. My parents and grandparents were long time contributors to St. Vincent de Paul and regularly modeled their belief in the compassionate work of the organization to me. Encouraged by their example, as well as by the development work I have been involved in during my life, I have included St. Vincent de Paul in my estate plans. I am pleased to be a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Legacy Society and I invite all who believe in the St. Vincent de Paul mission to join me.”

Contact us For More Information

We are happy to assist you as you consider a gift to St. Vincent de Paul. Please contact our Planned Giving Office at 206-767-9975 Ext. 1133 or giving@svdpseattle.org

 

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