Legacy Giving at Americans for Peace Now
It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it. —Eleanor Roosevelt
Since 1981, Americans for Peace Now has been at the forefront of US organizations forging a path to peace for Israelis and Palestinians. In partnership with our sister organization in Israel, Peace Now, APN has been working with US policy and communal leaders who influence the issues affecting the region to ensure to ensure Israeli-Palestinian peace remains high on the agenda for the Jewish community and the country.
For 40 years our supporters have been the backbone of this work. Many have chosen to name APN as a beneficiary of their estate – creating a legacy of peace that lasts long into the future.
We hope that you will think of APN as you consider your own legacy.
The funds allocated to APN in your will or other planned gift will help ensure that the question of peace will always be a priority for our community, and that someday, with your support, we will reach a day when Israelis and Palestinians will be living together in peaceful cooperation.
This year, APN is launching its Legacy Society – a group of dedicated supporters who believe that the future of peace lies in our ability to continue to be strong and committed advocates.
We hope you will join the APN Legacy Society by sharing your legacy-building plans with us and letting us know that you have included APN in your will or other planned estate gifts. As a way of honoring your commitment we will list you on our website and in other communications.
To notify us of your legacy intention or existing plan, please contact us or simply complete our online Legacy Society Notification Form (LINK) and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org There is no membership fee or minimum gift. Every legacy gift is important to us and makes an impact.
If you have not yet included us in your estate or financial plans and would like to learn more, please fill out our information form (LINK).
- In celebration of your commitment, we will recognize your gift here on our website and in other publications (unless anonymity is preferred.)
- You will be invited to contribute a message and photo to our testimonial section — a wonderful way to share with loved ones and the next generation about the values that brought you to the APN family and your vision for a peaceful future
Sample Language for a Bequest to APN
I give and devise to Americans for Peace Now (Federal Tax ID# 13-3509867) located in Washington, DC the sum of $________ [or describe property] to be used for its general purposes.
What Can Be Donated Through Planned Giving?
Our donors’ gifts are as varied as the individuals who choose to give them.
Types of gifts include:
- Appreciated securities/stock
- Life Insurance policy
- IRA, 401K or other qualified Retirement Plan
- Partnership Interests
- Personal Property
- Real Estate, including Retained Life Estate
- Art, Jewelry and Collectibles
The type of gift and whether the gift is during your lifetime or as part of your estate dictate the steps you need to take. To make the soundest decisions possible for you, your family and APN, we recommend speaking with a certified financial planner or estate planning specialist. If you or your financial advisor would like to discuss planned giving with us, please contact Karen Paul at email@example.com or 202-408-9898.