Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Honor Someone Special With a Gift in Their Name

If someone in the Goodwin House community has made a difference in your life or someone you know, we hope you share your gratitude with a gift to the Foundation. Establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor them or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, while supporting our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and will make a difference.

An Example of How It Works

John and his mother smiling When John's mother passed away, he knew he wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for her. He remembered that during her lifetime she was always praising the Foundation for its tireless efforts to better the community.

John decided to make a gift to the Foundation in his mother's name using appreciated securities. Not only will his mother's legacy live on at the Foundation thanks to the gift, but John also qualified for a federal income tax charitable deduction and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.

Personal Estate Planning Kit

Our Top Free Resource

This comprehensive estate planning kit helps you protect your family and establish your legacy. FREE!

Download My Kit

Next Steps

  1. Contact Valerie Burke at 703-824-1345 or vburke@goodwinhouse.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at the Foundation.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to the Foundation through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: Goodwin House Foundation
Address: Alexandria, VA
Federal tax ID number: #54-1549749

Personal Estate Planning Kit

Our Top Free Resource

This comprehensive estate planning kit helps you protect your family and establish your legacy. FREE!

Download My Kit