Giving Through Your Estate

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A charitable gift from your estate is a favored method of giving that enables you to achieve your financial goals and benefit the Red Cross in ways that may not be possible through lifetime gifts.

Giving through your estate plan can generate a charitable estate tax deduction and substantial tax savings. You may direct all or a portion of your estate to the Red Cross. 

Bequests

A charitable gift from your estate is a favored method of giving that enables you to achieve your financial goals and benefit the Red Cross.

Our Recommended Bequest Language

Here you’ll find our recommended bequest language for your legal counsel’s consideration in preparing your will or trust. This language will help you make generous gifts after your lifetime and help guarantee your wishes are carried out as you determine them.

Beneficiary Designation

While most assets transfer through a will, retirement plans and life insurance policies are governed by separate documents. Here you’ll find information for including the American Red Cross via a beneficiary designation in those documents.