A charitable bequest is one of the easiest and most flexible ways to leave a gift to the Worthington Resource Pantry.

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

With the help of an attorney, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift to be made to family, friends, place of worship, or the Worthington Resource Pantry as part of your estate plan. Or you can make a bequest using a beneficiary designation form.

Ways to Leave a Bequest to the Worthington Resource Pantry

  • Include a bequest to the Worthington Resource Pantry in your will or revocable trust
  • Designate the Worthington Resource Pantry as a full, partial or contingent beneficiary of your retirement account (IRA, 401k, 403b, or pension)
  • Name the Worthington Resource Pantry as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy

Ways to make a bequest

  • 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 residual of your estate

For additional tips on planned giving, here are helpful documents from Morgan Stanley

Charitable Giving at a Glance

Strategies for Charitable Giving

If you have any questions about leaving a bequest to the Worthington Resource Pantry, please contact Development Director, Kelly McConaughey at 614-985-1766 or kelly@worthingtonresourcepantry.org. If you have been so generous as to include the Pantry as part of your estate plan, please let us know. We would like to recognize you and your family for your generosity. Thank you.