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How You Can Support the Village

The Village strives to create a supportive neighborhood where older residents thrive and are a vital thread in the fabric of our community. Currently we serve 150 members in the Cleveland Park and Woodley Park neighborhoods through organized social activities and direct assistance for those that need it.

The Village is a volunteer led 501c3 not-for-profit. Your tax-deductible contribution is an investment in our community and allows us to serve our neighbors by supporting the organization of events and volunteers.

 

There are many ways you can offer financial support for the Village. Your direct contribution by check or credit card is always welcome. To give by credit card, click the button and once you complete the form you will be taken to PayPal to complete your credit card transaction.

If you prefer, we also accept donations by check. Please make it payable to Cleveland & Woodley Park Village and mail it to:

                                                    Cleveland & Woodley Park Village

                                                    PO Box 11231

                                                    Washington DC 20008

Here are some other ways to give to the Village:

  • Donate through a workplace giving program such as Benevity

  • Designate the Village to receive direct distributions from your IRA to meet your required minimum distribution (if you are 70 1/2 or older)You can make a gift of publicly traded stock

  • Establish a charitable lead trust, which will allow the Village to receive income from stock or other assets for a defined period, after which the trust assets are distributed to your family or other beneficiaries of the trust

  • Consider contributing to the Village through a donor advised fund that you may establish with the Greater Washington Community Foundation or any other entity that administers such funds

Ensure the Village's financial future with a legacy gift:

  • Name the Village as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401K, or other qualified retirement plan

  • Designate the Village as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or bank/brokerage account, or naming us in your will or trust

  • Fund a charitable remainder trust that will provide the Village with funds after your death (or the death of your surviving spouse) but provide income tax benefits now

If you are interested in learning more about your donation options give us a call at 202-615-5853. We can provide questions and information you can share with your financial planner or attorney.