Planned Giving

Include Goodwill of Southern New England in your Bequest or Trust.

How it Works

  1. You can provide now for a future gift to Goodwill of Southern New England by including a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust.
  2. Your will or trust directs assets to your heirs.
  3. Your will or trust directs a bequest to Goodwill of Southern New England for the purpose(s) you specify.

Benefits

  • Your assets remain in your control during your lifetime.
  • You can modify your bequest if your circumstances change.
  • You can direct your bequest to a particular purpose (be sure to check with us to make sure your gift can be used as intended).
  • There is no upper limit on the estate tax deductions that can be taken for charitable bequests.
  • You know that your gift will benefit Goodwill of Southern New England tomorrow just as you intend it to today.

Bequest language

I give, devise and bequeath $_____ (sum of money), or _____% (percentage) of my estate, or _____ (named property), or all the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to Goodwill of Southern New England, Inc., located in North Haven, Connecticut to be used for programs and services in the State of Connecticut for its charitable uses and purposes.

Please let us know if you have made a bequest to Goodwill of Southern New England so we can welcome you to the Legacy Circle.

For more information, please contact the Development Department at (203) 777-2000 ext. 228  or via email at development@esginh.org.

The information on this Web page should not be construed as tax, accounting, estate or financial planning advice or opinion. The contents are intended for general informational purposes only, and you are urged to consult legal, tax, estate and financial planning professionals concerning your unique situation and any specific questions you may have.