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Planned Giving

Dignified Donors

Dignified Donors is made up of those supporters who have made a planned gift to Dignity U Wear. Such a gift ensures that we can continue to help give the gift of dignity long into the future.

There are many ways to leave a legacy of your love.

After you have made a planned gift naming Dignity U Wear as a beneficiary, we hope you will let us know so that we can include you as a member of our Dignified Donors List. Please contact Nicole Brose at 904.636.9455 x14 or email nbrose@dignityuwear.org.
By becoming a member of the Dignified Donors you are leaving a legacy of that love and ensuring that your estate plans reflect your values and who you are.

Will or Trust Gifts

Gifts through Will or Trust

When you make a bequest to Dignity U Wear, you will ensure that some or all of your assets will be used to help fund futures. There are several types of bequests:

  • Specific Bequest – a specified amount, or specific asset, designated in your will or trust as a gift to Dignity U Wear
  • Residuary Bequest – designates that a specific percentage of your estate, or all, will be paid to Dignity U Wear after payment of all other distributions, including debts, taxes, expenses and other bequests have been made.
  • Contingent Bequest – specifies that your estate, or a portion of it, will go to Dignity U Wear if your other named beneficiary(ies) predeceases you.

Sample Bequest Language:

To make certain that your charitable intentions are carried out, all wills, living trusts and their codicils or amendments should be prepared by or with the advice of your attorney. You can share with your attorney the following language that can be included in your will or living trust and tailored to address your specific wishes:

I give to Dignity U Wear, Federal I.D. No. 59-3635885, 136 North Myrtle Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204, (the sum of $______)

Retirement Gifts

Gifts of Retirement Plans

A gift to Dignity U Wear through a retirement plan (IRA, 401(k), 403(b), Keogh or other qualified retirement plan) is one of the easiest and most tax-effective ways to ensure a strong future for Dignity U Wear and the thousands of people we help each year. Such assets, if given to an individual, would be subject to various kinds of taxes, but if given to a charity such as Dignity U Wear, they would not be taxed.

Get Started

To name Dignity U Wear as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, simply list it on your plan’s beneficiary designation form. Our legal name, address and taxpayer identification number is:

Dignity U Wear Foundation, Inc.
136 North Myrtle Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Tax ID No. 59-3635885

Life Insurance Gifts

Gifts through Life Insurance Plans

You can use your life insurance plan to fulfill your goals and meet the needs of the people helped by Dignity U Wear.

All you need to do is to name Dignity U Wear as the beneficiary of your plan, using the following information:

Dignity U Wear
136 North Myrtle Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Tax ID No. 59-3635885

You can also donate your policy to Dignity U Wear and get a charitable deduction during the year of the gift.

Transfer Gifts

Transfer on Death Bank or Brokerage Account

An easy way to make a gift to Dignity U Wear is to name us as the beneficiary of your bank or brokerage account. You retain full control of the account during your lifetime, and on your death, any assets remaining would be transferred to Dignity U Wear.

Get Started

All you need to do is to obtain a beneficiary designation form from your banker or broker and fill it out with the name, address and taxpayer ID number shown below:

Dignity U Wear
6136 North Myrtle Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Tax ID No. 59-3635885