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2016 Spring/Summer Highlights of Hope

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LEAVING A LEGACY FOR

LEAVING A LEGACY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS Including Van Andel Institute (VAI) in your estate plans is a great way to make a lasting impact on biomedical research and science education that will benefit generations to come. Donors who include VAI in their estate plans are invited to join the Society of Hope and receive recognition in our annual report. 333 Bostwick Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Here are a few planning strategies that can help you provide for your heirs and leave your legacy: Bequests A bequest made through your will or trust is one of the most common ways to provide from your estate for heirs and favorite charities. You can make a bequest of a dollar amount, specific asset or percentage of your estate. Beneficiary designations By completing a simple form, you can designate heirs and charities as the beneficiary of retirement plans, financial accounts and life insurance policies. Give it twice trust You can set up a special charitable remainder trust that will pay income to your heirs and then leave the remaining principle to a charity. For more information about gift planning, please contact Patrick Placzkowski at 616-234-5030 or Teresa Marchetti at 616-234-5040. Yes! I want to support life-saving research and innovative science education at Van Andel Institute. Name: ________________________________________ Address: _______________________________________ City: _______________________ State ____ Zip ______ Phone: ________________________________________ Email: _________________________________________ 0 0 Other Amount $ ________ Check Please make payable to Van Andel Institute. Credit Card Please circle one: MasterCard AmEx Discover Visa Credit Card Number: _____________________________ Expiration: ___________________ CVV:______________ Signature: _____________________________________ Please repeat my gift monthly. (Credit card required)

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