An Enduring Investment.

Where will you be in 100 years? What if you could answer that today?

By designating the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center as a beneficiary organization in your will or estate plan, the JCC will continue to serve our community in meaningful ways for generations to come.

Create a Jewish Legacy empowers you to provide a source of lasting support for Jewish Milwaukee and your JCC. By designating the JCC when you make your estate plans, you ensure a brighter future for our entire community.

Imagine what your gift to the JCC could do:
Build community
Strengthen Jewish identity
Support physical, educational and social wellness
Educate our children
Care for our elderly
Offer programs for children and adults with special needs
Feed the hungry
Preserve our culture and heritage
Deepen our connection to Israel
Provide summer camps and year-round programming
Engage next-generation Jewish community leadership

Leaving a legacy is simple. Make your promise by filling out a Declaration of Intent form available in the JCC Development Office. Consult with your financial advisor to determine which option(s) is/are best for you while recognizing the JCC (and perhaps other organizations) in your estate plan.

Examples of legacy giving include:
Simple bequest in a will or trust
IRA or pension plan
Life insurance policy
Charitable gift annuity
Charitable remainder trust
Outright gift using appreciated assets or cash


Questions about Create A Jewish Legacy?

Contact Elyse Cohn, Chief Development Officer, at 414-967-8188.

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