Other Ways to Give

Planned Giving

A planned gift is created now for the future benefit of a nonprofit organization to provide for long term goals and responsible financial management. Planned giving is any gift, made in lifetime or at death as part of an overall financial and/or estate planning.

Cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance, or a retirement plan may be considered as part of planned giving.  And you’re never too young to consider planned giving. Establishing a philanthropic goal of giving early on assists Bridges in being able to continue its commitment to the community for future generations.

Gifts to Bridges' Endowment

Bridges’ Endowment Fund was established as a special account to ensure financial resources and stability in the future. Endowment gifts ensure that an organization, cause or program receives a steady return on revenue to continue its work in years to come, in perpetuity.

Bridges counts on these dollars to plan services accordingly. A percentage of the total Endowment is granted to Bridges on a regular basis. The Endowment is managed with the goal of growing at least with the pace of inflation, so your gift will always maintain its buying power.

Tribute Gifts

In Memory of

Making a donation to Bridges is a wonderful way to memorialize someone special.

Remember a Loved One

A memorial gift in remembrance of your loved one is the perfect way to honor and celebrate their life. Show someone you care following the loss of their loved one by making a memorial gift in their name.   

Honor Someone Special

Thank someone special or honor a friend or family member by giving a gift in their name. What better way to express your affection and appreciation, and benefit your community, too? 

For additional information on any of the above options, please contact Bridges Development Office, 203-878-6365, ext. 359.

 

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