Leave a Legacy

Set Your Philanthropic Goals

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Help every family and every child in our community have a stronger, brighter future.

Rising to Meet the Future

Philanthropist Mackenzie Scott donated $10 million to United Way of Central New Mexico in 2020, $1 million of her gift was committed to kick off the Rising to Meet the Future campaign.

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Our programs foster a strong foundation for families and kids to be successful today in school and tomorrow in the workforce. If you would like to help ensure that families are able to support themselves and their children from healthy beginnings to career achievement, join others who are investing today in the future of our community.

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Estate Planning

Your estate planning can leave a legacy that speaks far into the future about what you care about in your community. Including your philanthropic goals in your planning with your tax, legal and financial advisors and in conversations with United Way may empower a legacy beyond your expectations.

Planned Giving

You can make a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime without impacting your cash flow, lifestyle or family security. With such approaches, you have flexibility to change beneficiaries if your family’s needs change during your lifetime.

  • Bequests - Make United Way a beneficiary in your will or trust. Create a will today using the free planning tool FreeWill.com.
  • IRA - Make United Way a beneficiary of your IRA or retirement plan: taking care of your goals for loved ones with other assets on which they won’t have to pay income taxes.
  • Life Insurance - Add United Way as a beneficiary of your life insurance.
  • Life Insurance - Younger couples create powerful legacies by partnering with UWCNM to share (50/50) the cost of a life insurance policy.
  • Charitable Gift Annuities - Increase cash flow from your assets, receive an immediate tax deduction for a portion of your gift, and support your philanthropic passion after your life.

For more information or questions, contact Larry Strickland, JD, CPA, Director of Donor Impact at [email protected] or (505) 975-7556.

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