Legacy gifts provide a foundation for the American Red Cross to carryout our mission. During your lifetime or afterwards, these gifts also allow you to take care of your family, provide for the transfer of assets to those close to you, and include a charitable gift. We can help you find the best way to make your gift, and perhaps find a gift option that you might not have otherwise considered.
While estate planning can entail some difficult choices it does provide a sense of relief and peace of mind when it is done. You’ll know that you have done your best to plan and provide for yourself and for loved ones, as well as the causes you’ve cared about during your lifetime.
It’s really never too early – or too late – to do retirement planning. With this in mind, the Red Cross offers the following list of basic points to consider.