Leave a Legacy!
Pershing Legacy Society
You can ensure future generations learn about service and sacrifice. Impact the lives of others for years to come by remembering the Museum and Memorial in your estate plan.
Often the most transformational gifts can be made through estate plans. Planned gifts are an opportunity to build a legacy and invest in those values and missions that are deeply personal and really matter.
Ways to Leave a Legacy
- Name the Museum and Memorial in your estate plans through a bequest or estate
- Give a gift of stock
- Designate the Museum and Memorial as a beneficiary part of your 401(k) or life insurance policy
- Arrange a life-income gift
- Donate real estate
- Designate the Museum and Memorial for charitable bargain sales
- Allocate a portion of you donor advised funds
- Make cash donations
When making a gift, be sure you understand the time sensitive opportunities aﬀorded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
National WWI Museum and Memorial Tax ID: 43-6052673
“The educational resources and history that this iconic structure provides to our community and the world is unsurpassed. Leaving our legacy provides us with the opportunity to support this fabulous facility now and after we are gone. It greatly helps the Museum and Memorial to be totally sustainable throughout the future.”
– Chuck and Donna Eddy, Pershing Legacy Society Founding Members
At the National WWI Museum and Memorial, all unrestricted charitable gifts are used strategically to support critical Museum priorities. If you have a more specific purpose in mind, please contact us to ensure we can meet your wishes. Whether you choose to restrict a gift or not, your support will help provide the means for future generations to experience the Museum. There is no minimum or maximum to becoming a member of the Pershing Legacy Society. The first 100 members will be recognized as “founding members.”
The National WWI Museum and Memorial is a 501c(3) non-profit organization which relies on philanthropic support. Your generous support will make a true difference for generations to come.
If you have questions or if you would like to receive additional information, contact Debbie Bass, MPA, CFRE, Vice President of Development at 816.888.8106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“This memorial also symbolizes the obligation that rests upon present and future generations to preserve that for which those men and women offered their all, and from many of whom the supreme sacrifice was accepted. May their memory live on, and may every American who looks upon this noble edifice be inspired by their devotion.”
- John J. Pershing