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Give for the Future…
One of the many ways you can choose to express your commitment to the health of our community's future is by including Purple Asparagus in your planned giving. This is an easy way to make a lasting impact without affecting your current financial security and freedom. Planned gifts offer you the flexibility to balance your personal financial goals with your interest in supporting the impact work of Purple Asparagus, and also may provide significant tax and income advantages. Donors are advised to consult with their attorneys and/or other professional advisers when considering a planned gift to Purple Asparagus.
If you have already included Purple Asparagus in your estate plans, please contact us to let us know.
GIFTS OF CASH
Investors wishing to make cash gifts to Purple Asparagus may make checks payable to “Purple Asparagus,” and mail them to 2545 West Diversey Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60647.
If your employer offers a matching gift program, just provide us with your matching gift paperwork (generally available from your Human Resources Office) and we will do the rest.
GIFTS OF STOCK
For information on how to make a gift of appreciated stock to Purple Asparagus, please consult your financial advisor to develop a plan best suited for you.
Once you have made provisions for family in your wills, you may wish to leave a specific amount, a percentage of the estate, or the residuum of the estate to Purple Asparagus. If you wish to make a bequest to Purple Asparagus, please consult your attorney for language best suited to your estate plan.
LIFE INSURANCE AND RETIREMENT PLANS
You may choose to make Purple Asparagus the designated beneficiary of life insurance or retirement plan proceeds. Life insurance policies with built-up cash value can make convenient tax-deductible gifts. Naming Purple Asparagus as a beneficiary of a retirement plan can result in significant tax savings. For information on how to make Purple Asparagus a designated beneficiary, please consult your financial advisor to develop a plan best suited for you.
CHARITABLE GIFT ANNUITIES
Charitable Gift Annuities (CGA) are one of the most popular forms of planned giving and can offer tax advantages as well as life income for the donor or a named income beneficiary. A CGA is a contract between the investor and issuing charity, in which the investor makes an irrevocable gift to the charity, and in return the charity pays the investor a fixed income for life. Upon the death of the investor, the amount remaining (residuum) goes to the charity. For information on how to make a CGA to Purple Asparagus, please consult your financial advisor to develop a plan best suited for you.
If you have any questions about how you can make a financial gift in support of the mission of Purple Asparagus, please contact our Cultivation Spear, Kesha M Pate for more information.