LIFE & LEGACY is a partnership of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) and Jewish Federation & Foundation of Rockland County that promotes after-lifetime giving to benefit Rockland County’s synagogues, agencies, and other Jewish entities. Through training, support and monetary incentives LIFE & LEGACY motivates Jewish organizations to integrate legacy giving into their philanthropic culture in order to assure Jewish tomorrows.
“Wealth may last a lifetime. A legacy of good deeds lasts forever.”
In one way or another your life is rooted in Jewish experiences connecting you to the Jewish community. Chances are you already support Jewish charitable organizations in Rockland County, but have you included these organizations in your will or estate plan? By leaving a legacy, you can assure that the traditions and institutions that mean so much to you today will exist for future generations.
By making a legacy commitment you can:
By making your legacy commitment now, or sharing with the community that you have already done so, Rockland organizations to whom you make a legacy commitment have the opportunity to secure an incentive grant.
All of us, regardless of age, wealth or affiliation, have the ability to leave a legacy.
Your legacy gift of any size can be customized and structured to fit your dreams, lifestyle, family and financial needs. You can provide support for a particular organization or area of interest.
Leaving a legacy is simple. Some options include:
“As my parents planted for me before I was born, so do I plant for those who will come after me.”
Please consult your professional advisor or Barry Kanarek at Jewish Federation & Foundation of Rockland County to determine which method of legacy giving is best for you.