If you have a loved one who has been impacted by United Way of Central Iowa, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting the work of our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
An Example of How It Works
When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising United Way for its tireless efforts to better his community.
Sarah decided to make a gift to the United Way in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at United Way thanks to the gift and a commemorative plaque, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction (because she itemizes her taxes) and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.
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Not Sure How to Begin Planning?
- Contact Melanie Campbell at 515-246-6547 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at United Way.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to United Way through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: United Way of Central Iowa
Address: Des Moines, IA
Federal Tax ID Number: #42-0680425