Planned Giving

A bequest to Walnut Avenue Women’s Center can carry on our mission to provide support and services so women, children and families have the opportunity and skills to thrive.  Please consider Walnut Avenue Women’s Center in your will or other planned giving.

With so many ways to give, we are confident that a gift to Walnut Avenue Women’s Center can meet both your financial and charitable goals!

There are many options for planned giving. Planned gifts can provide you with tax benefits while helping women and their families take control of their lives.  Through a planned gift, you may be able to increase your current income or provide additional retirement income, while reducing income tax and estate taxes.  Some types of gifts reduce estate taxes, while others greatly reduce the amount of tax you are responsible for during your lifetime.  It is important to explore your options so that you and the women and families who are helped by the Walnut Avenue Women’s Center receive the full benefit of any planned gift. We would be happy to discuss your needs with you.

Our IRS tax identification number is 94-1186197

Some options include:

Bequests specified through your Will for the Walnut Avenue Women’s Center

Charitable Gift Annuities: These provide numerous tax benefits to you, while you are guaranteed income for the rest of your life

Life Insurance Gifts: You can make Walnut Avenue Women’s Center the owner and the beneficiary of a life insurance policy

Retirement Plans: You can donate your interest in an IRA or other qualified savings plan to Walnut Avenue Women’s Center

If you are considering a gift or would like more information, please contact Maria Rivera, Community Relations Manager,  by phone at 831.426.3062 or email her at

Note: Walnut Avenue Women’s Center encourages you to consult with an attorney or other expert of your choice before making any financial decisions.  We are a 501c3 non-profit organization and donations you make will be tax deductible.