Your Gift Can Last Forever
An endowment gift to the VFW today provides a brighter picture for veteran's future. When you make a donation to our endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.
Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at the VFW. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.
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- Contact Chrissy Mason at (816) 968-1119 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss endowed gifts.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include the VFW in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Address: 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Federal Tax ID Number: 44-0474290
An Example of How It Works
Longtime supporters Susan and Charlie have two goals: First, they want to make sure the VFW continues to receive support after they are gone. Second, they want to memorialize Charlie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jones.
Susan and Charlie make a $25,000 donation to the VFW, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support veterans and their families in honor of the Joneses. Plus, Susan and Charlie get a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes because they made a lump-sum gift.