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Legacy Giving

Recently United Way of Thurston County received a generous gift from the estate of a Thurston County resident.  This heartfelt gesture was a reminder that even after we are gone, our legacy can continue for years to come.

In order to ensure that the needs of our community will be met well into the future, United Way has established a planned giving program. Through this program, investors can give lasting gifts to can plan donations that will continue to help those in need. Planned gifts are made in the form of assets rather than income. Whether through a gift of stock, bequest, life insurance policy, or a trust, donors can contribute to United Way’s Endowment Fund, which will enable us to create an ever increasing impact in our community.

If you or your family are considering a gift in your will, please consider the following options to help us fight for the health, education and financial stability of everyone in our community.

Legacy Giving

Legacy Giving with United Way of Thurston County is a great way to preserve your values, inspire others around you to give, and forever leave your mark on a community that has been a big part of your life. Your planned gift will help not only ensure that your children, their children, and your family will live in a vibrant healthy community for years to come but that those in need will as well. United Way of Thurston County friends who have made planned gifts are honored and recognized annually and in perpetuity for their thoughtful, long-lasting gifts. There are many ways to give legacy gifts.  

Endowment Fund

Support United Way's Endowment Fund. Housed at The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound to support our mission and provide long-term sustainable funding to meet the needs of our community’s children, youth, families, and seniors. In addition to United Way’s Endowment Fund, we offer the Pam Toal Leadership Fund to honor the past executive leadership of Pam Toal. Pam lead United Way from 2001-09, refocusing our direction toward a greater community impact and ensuring positive outcomes with our grant funding.  

For more information about Legacy and Endowment Giving, please contact Mike Leonard at 360-943-2773x117, mleonard@unitedway-thurston.org  or Randi Nandyal at 360-943-2773, Ext 114, rnandyal@unitedway-thurston.org.

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