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Planned Giving: Building and Sustaining a Non-Violent Community

Your estate plan can be a powerful and meaningful tool to create lasting change in your community. By naming Raphael House of Portland in your estate plan, you help to build a sustainable community where violence is not tolerated and where families are given vital resources to achieve their goals.

Every year, 60% of the people served by Raphael House of Portland are children. Working together, we can make sure this percentage drops. Your estate gift allows us to create lasting social change through education and outreach programming in local schools and to focus on long term goals – on building a community where no child has to live in emergency shelter or fear being hurt by someone they love.

Here are some of the easiest ways to make a gift to Raphael House of Portland through your estate:

  • Name Raphael House of Portland in your will or living trust. To learn more, click here.
  • Name Raphael House of Portland as a beneficiary of your life insurance or retirement plan. To learn more, click here.
  • Name Raphael House of Portland as the beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust.

Questions about Planned Giving?  Please contact our .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) at 503.222.6507 x115.

Informing us of your gift

If you choose to make a bequest, we would be honored if you let us know so that we can express our appreciation and honor your support.

We understand that estate planning is personal, and you may choose not to inform anyone of your decision. If that is the case, please know that your decision to make a bequest to Raphael House of Portland is immensely meaningful. Estate gifts allow us to prepare for long term organizational growth and provide us with a foundation for the on-going work of ending violence in this community. Thank you.


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