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TIMELESS. Help to lay deep roots to sustain generations of growth. The Y is a stable, values-based and professionally managed organization that is in-touch with the needs of our community and capable of meeting the changing conditions in order to lead our community into the future. Hertitage Club members fill a special need for the Y by providing long-term resources that will benefit our Y's programs in perpetuity. As we look ahead, our Y is preparing for the future by building a permanent, growing endowment through planned giving bequests and other gifts by Heritage Club members.

AGELESS. Invest in your neighbors of all ages so that we might become an even stronger community. Your gifts to YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties help to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, finances, ability or circumstances can access the support they need to live healthy, thriving lives. From the 7th grade initiative to the THRIVE cancer wellness program, the Y is meeting needs across generations.

PRICELESS.  Heritage Club membership is the most significant commitment that you can make to our long term mission. It provides the catalyst and resources to ensure the sustainability of our Y and its support to this community. Bequests and other gifts to the endowment by Heritage Club members help to promote the Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility for self and others, along with healthy living, for future generations of children, youth, and adults.

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause--it was in 1965, is now and it will still be in 2050!

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Anyone can be a philanthropist by making a planned gift to YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties. All planned gifts are meaningful and some can cost nothing today, yet do so much for the future of our community.

  • Make a bequest to YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties in your will or trust.
  • Realize the value of your retirement plan by making YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties a beneficiary (full, partial or percentage).
  • Consider a gift life of insurance that your family has outgrown or making YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties a partial or full beneficiary of your plan.
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    Memorial and Tribute Gifts

    Make a gift in honor of a loved one. You can share your love for the community by giving a memorial gift or making a tribute gift to YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties. Your donation is a meaningful way to remember a friend or loved one, or honor someone special while making a difference in the community.

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    Charitable Gift Annuities

    There's a way to sustain the Y and the future health and well-being of our community, increase your retirement income and get a tax deduction. A gift annuity is a simple contract between you and YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties.

    Here's how it works:

    • You make an irrevocable gift to the Y using cash or securities
    • The Y gives you and/or another person fixed payments for life
    • You may claim a federal income tax deduction
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