Leave a Legacy

You know how important it is to support youth education, stewardship and outdoor learning. With thoughtful gift planning, you can continue to make a difference in the lives of our community's youth after your lifetime. When you make MSHI part of your estate plan, you join a group of dedicated donors committed to providing these opportunities after they pass away.

The most straightforward planned giving option is to make a bequest in your will. Regardless of your age or financial status, a will is essential to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes instead of the arbitrary laws of the state in which you live.

Bequests made through your will my take various forms:

  • Specific Bequest: directs a specific dollar gift or property to pass to MSHI
  • Percentage Bequest: designates a percentage of the total value of your estate as a gift to MSHI
  • Residual Bequest: directs that MSHI receive the remainder of the state, or a portion of the remainder, after all expenses and other bequests have been made.

Gifts may also be in the form of securities, IRAs, insurance policies and real or personal property. In addition, you may receive financial benefits and tax savings.

We want to thank you now for your future gifts! For more information, please contact Ray Yurkewycz, Executive Director, at ryurkewycz@mshinstitute.org.