Make a Planned Gift to Florida
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   We invite you to make a planned gift to Better Marriages of Florida and help us improve the marriages of others.
 


Make a Planned Gift

  • Making a bequest to Better Marriages through a will or living trust.
  • Naming Better Marriages as a beneficiary of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or other qualified retirement plan.
  • Naming Better Marriages as owner/beneficiary of a life insurance policy or financial account.
  • Making an estate gift of tangible property or real estate.
  • Naming Better Marriages as beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust.

Bequest Language

Name Better Marriages of Florida in Your Will

The most common planned gift is a gift through a Donorís will, known as a bequest. Ask your attorney how you, a Donor, can arrange a gift of a specific amount, a percentage, or even all or part of the residual of your estate.

It is essential that you clearly identify any organization to which you want to give. The suggested wording for a bequest to Better Marriages of Florida is:


For a bequest of a specific sum:

"I give, devise and bequeath to the Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment of Florida, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation doing business as Better Marriages (of Florida), the sum of $______________ ."

For a bequest of a percentage of the estate:

"I give, devise and bequeath to the Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment of Florida, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation doing business as Better Marriages (of Florida), _______ percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate."

 

 

For a contingent bequest:

"If any of the above-named beneficiaries should predecease me, I hereby bequeath his or her share to the Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment of Florida, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation doing business as Better Marriages (of Florida), to be used for its general purposes."

Gifts through bequests are used by Better Marriages of Florida where need is greatest in a given year. Donors are also welcome to specify a bequest to be applied towards a particular program at Better Marriages.

A bequest to the national Better Marriages organization might be worded:

"I give, devise and bequeath to the Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment, Inc., a Delaware not-for-profit corporation doing business as Better Marriages in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, the sum of $______________ ."

Contact Us

If you would like us to send you more information about planned giving opportunities, please contact:

Better Marriages of Florida
1100 SE 5th Court, #24, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
KipBarkley@aol.com

 









 

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