Evanston/North Shore

Planned Giving

Did you know there are creative ways to support YWCA Evanston/North Shore? Ways in which our clients, you and your loved ones can all benefit? Such giving techniques are called “planned gifts," because with thoughtful planning, you create win-win solutions for you and YWCA Evanston/North Shore.   

70% of planned gifts are Bequests—gifts that are given through wills. They are the simplest and most common type of estate planning gift.

Bequest Gifts

A bequest to YWCA Evanston/North Shore ensures that resources are available in the future to provide critical YWCA programming to women, children and families in the communities we serve. Your bequest also gives you the opportunity to create a lasting expression of your own personal legacy.

You do not need to have great wealth or a complex estate plan to include YWCA Evanston/North Shore in your will or trust. A bequest can appear in your original will or in a codicil, and is revocable should you change your mind.

Making a bequest is as easy as adding this suggested language to your will:

I give and bequeath to YWCA Evanston/North Shore, Evanston, IL 60201 the sum of $____ (or ____% of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate) for the general purposes of supporting YWCA Evanston/North Shore.

If you have already included YWCA Evanston/North Shore in your estate plans, and you feel comfortable sharing this information with us, please let us know so that we may thank you and acknowledge your generosity.

Our Tax ID # is 36-2193618.

Questions? For more information, please contact Kathy Slaughter, Vice President of Development at 847-864-8445 x127 or kslaughter@ywcae-ns.org .


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