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Charitable Bequests

Your Planning Need

You want to make a significant gift to the Friends of the Parks but do not feel comfortable giving a large amount during your lifetime and the income tax benefits of lifetime giving are not particularly important.

Our Gift Solution

A Charitable Bequest, a simple provision in your will or living trust, would enable you to assist the Monmouth County Park System as part of your legacy. Bequests may be general or restricted for a specific purpose.


  • Defer payment of gift.
  • Receive estate tax charitable deduction.
  • You will leave a permanent legacy to the parks.

Bequest Features

  • Estate tax charitable deduction.
  • No minimum amount
  • Restricted, unrestricted, or endowment-creating bequests can be created.
  • It is easy to alter an existing will or living trust.
  • Sample Testamentary Language for use by you and your attorney.

For more information, please contact:

Maria Wojciechowski
Executive Director
Friends of the Parks
P.O. Box 686
Lincroft, NJ 07738-0686
Tel: 732-842-4000, ext. 4332