A Gift to Support Our Mission
Consider Making a Lasting Gift
Many people choose to designate a charity in their will to support causes that have been important in their lives. By supporting Goodwill Industries of the East Bay, you ensure that vital vocational services and programs continue helping those who face significant barriers to employment.
There are many advantages to making a gift to Goodwill of the Greater East Bay or other charity in your will, trust or other gift plan. Tax savings are one benefit, but more than that, a lifetime investment secures a future that enables individual, personal stability.
Each type of gift brings different benefits. Because eash person’s circumstances are unique, it is important to obtain professional guidance to be certain that gift fits into your overall plans.
Ways to Give
Gifts Through Your Will – Remembering Goodwill of the Greater East Bay in your will can help ensure that what you care about will endure.
Gifts Outside Your Will – By making a direct gift, you help our mission sooner. You can name Goodwill of the Greater East Bay as beneficiary on appreciated securities, retirement plans, real estate, and other vehicles.
Gifts That Pay You Back for Life – When you make a gift to Goodwill of the Greater East Bay through a charitable remainder trust or similar vehicle, you can receive payments during lifetime, potentially save on your current income taxes, and possibly reduce or eliminate estate and probate expenses.
Give to our Endowment – By contributing to our endowment fund, you contribute to sustaining our programs and creating a legacy opportunity for you and your family. All endowment gifts are dedicated exclusively to support our mission services.
If you would like more information on making a lasting gift to support Goodwill of the Greater East Bay, request more information here.