REASONS FOR LEAVING A LEGACY
Why Should I be Interested
You wouldn’t be reading this if people with intellectual and developmental disabilities were not important to you. You care. You worry about someone: your child, your sister or brother, or your friend’s, neighbor’s, or relative’s child or sister or brother. Maybe you are just the exceptional person whose connection with people with disabilities is simply the love and concern of a fellow traveler in this particular space and time we call life.
You care about the future of this world, even after you are no longer in it.
Leaving a legacy through planned giving will provide you with the knowledge that the impact of your love will be felt long after your death. Your good deeds do not have to die. Thoughtful planning now can ensure that the Council can continue to grow and expand as the only advocacy organization that serves all people with developmental disabilities in Kentucky-whatever their age, whatever the source of the disability, wherever they live. Most importantly, thoughtful planning now can ensure that opportunities, inclusion, and joy will continue to grow and expand in so many lives because of you.
As an added bonus, planned giving may even:
Charitable giving is not only for the wealthy! There are many types of planned gifts, trusts, and bequests, both large and small. Planned giving need not be complicated. If you are interested in learning more about leaving a legacy to the Council on Developmental Disabilities, please call