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Charitable Bequest

A charitable bequest is one of the easiest and most flexible ways that you can leave a gift to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida that will make a lasting impact.

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Benefits of a bequest

  • Receive an estate tax charitable deduction
  • Reduce the burden of taxes on your family
  • Leave a lasting legacy to charity

How a bequest works

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an attorney, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift to be made to family, friends or Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida as part of your estate plan, or you can make a bequest using a beneficiary designation form.

Here are some of the ways to leave a bequest to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

  • Include a bequest to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in your will or revocable trust
  • Designate Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida as a full, partial or contingent beneficiary of your retirement account (IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or pension)
  • Name Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy

A bequest may be made in several ways

  • Percentage bequest - make a gift of a percentage of your estate
  • Specific bequest - make a gift of a specific dollar amount or a specific asset
  • Residual bequest - make a gift from the balance or residue of your estate
Click here to review sample bequest language.

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If you have any questions about leaving a bequest to us, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you. If you have been so generous as to include a bequest to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida as part of your estate plan, please take the time to let us know. We would like to recognize you and your family for your generosity.

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