Planned Giving

To assure future generations grow up healthy, productive and lead stable lives,
consider including the River Valley Regional Food Bank in your will or when planning  your estate.

Bequests and Wills

One option is to add the

River Valley Regional Food Bank

as a beneficiary in your will. You may be able to add a simple codicil for a charitable bequest to an existing will.

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Beneficiary Designations

Another option is to name the

River Valley Regional Food Bank

as the beneficiary of your retirement plan assets, insurance plans, or savings account.  It is perhaps the simplest way to make a legacy gift.

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Account Transfers

A third option is to establish a “Transfer-on-Death” (TOD) or “Payable-on-Death” (POD) provision.  In this way, you transfer assets to the

River Valley Regional Food Bank

without the expense of a will or trusts.

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To create a legacy that expresses your desire to help your hungry neighbors – even after your lifetime – you will want to carefully consider a number of important factors, including the assets to be used to fund the gift, the gift’s timing, effects on income-tax and financial planning, the impact on family members and friends, and the gift’s purpose.

A legacy gift is best made with the counsel of your legal, tax or financial advisor. The information provided here is for illustrative purposes only and should not be considered investment, legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice.

Please let us know if you establish a future or planned gift to benefit the River Valley Regional Food Bank in time, so that we can say “thank you” now.  Contact Darlene Hill, Finance Director, at 479/785-2303, extension 104 with questions or for more information, or send the appropriate notice to Julie Moncrief, Director of Marketing and Development, River Valley Regional Food Bank, P O Box 180070, Fort Smith, AR 72918.  All notices and inquiries will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Legal Name: Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council, Inc. dba/River Valley Regional Food Bank
Address: P. O. Box 4069, Fort Smith, AR 72901
Tax I.D.:  71-0388927