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Planned Giving

Your gifts matter.  Please consider leaving a legacy of care. There are many ways to do this.

Electronic Transfer: We accept monthly and quarterly donations via electronic transfer. Please call 608-274-7900 to begin this process.

planned-givingMatching Gifts: Many businesses and organizations offer matching gifts. Please include the paperwork for us to complete with your donation.

Memorials/In Memory of: Many families will ask people to “make donations to Independent Living, Inc. in lieu of flowers” in funeral announcements. This may also be an annual gift “in memory of” a loved one.

In Honor of: Make a donation to celebrate someone’s birthday, anniversary or other special occasion. Also, this is a wonderful way to recognize and appreciate the work of an Independent Living staff member.

Bequest/Naming us a Beneficiary: By including Independent Living, Inc. in your estate planning, donors realize tax advantages while helping ensure that we continue our important work for generations to come.

Bequests can be as simple as the following: “I hereby give, devise, and bequeath to Independent Living, Inc. the amount of $_____ or _____% of the remaining value of my estate for its exempt purposes.”

Please include our proper legal designation: Independent Living, Inc., 606 N. Segoe Rd., Madison, WI 53705, Tax ID # 39-1186642.

Stock/Other Assets: Consider giving stock to Independent Living, Inc. in lieu of a cash contribution. For details call 608-274-7900 or by email.

Annuity: The Independent Living charitable gift annuity is a simple way you can support the work of Independent Living, Inc. while receiving a fixed lifetime payment for you or a loved one. For more information, contact us at 608-274-7900 or by email.

* Gifts to Independent Living, Inc. will be listed in our annual report unless otherwise requested.

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United Way Cuts Funding to Independent Living December 11, 2019

Independent Living, Inc., a local nonprofit serving seniors and adults with disabilities, was advised that United Way of Dane County declined to continue funding into 2020. “It was disappointing to receive this message from an organization that ...

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