Despite age or wealth, anyone can leave a legacy gift. Through a planned gift, you can support girls today with cash or stock, or design a plan as part of your estate that benefits our girl and adult members after your lifetime.
Here are a few Planned/Legacy Giving options for your consideration:
Bequest by Will
You can make a bequest at any age by adding a codicil to an existing will or drafting a new one. This allows you to leave a legacy while maintaining the assets you need for your current lifestyle. In addition, you may generate a tax savings.
To include Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma in your legal documentation, we recommend consulting your attorney or financial advisor. You can establish a new will or trust, or simply amend the existing document. Please use the legal name of our organization (Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, Inc.).
This sample language may be helpful:
I give Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) Corporation with Tax ID# 73-0579240, having its principal office at 4810 S. 129thE. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74134, $_____________ to be used for its general purposes.
Retirement Plan Assets
Name Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma as the full or partial beneficiary of your retirement plan and the amount you specify will be distributed to Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, tax free.
Naming Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma as a full or partial beneficiary of your life insurance policy is a simple way to give a significant gift with possible income tax benefits that you may enjoy during your lifetime.
For more information on planned giving Girl Scouts of the USA has provided resources at https://legacy.girlscouts.org/
For specific questions regarding your gift to Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, please contact our Chief Fund Development Officer at 918-745-5202.