Your Legacy

Lauren Denton,
Executive Director 

603 S Chestnut St
Ellensburg, WA 98926



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Charitable giving is a timeless tradition, a tangible reflection of our support for the institutions and causes that influence our lives.

Fortunately, charitable giving does not require great wealth. What it does require is generosity of spirit – the desire to share what you have for the benefit of others.

Many people each year express the desire to make a meaningful and lasting impact on the families of Kittitas County through a special gift to Kittitas Valley Healthcare (KVH). Whether your interests lie in helping KVH provide crucial medical services to all members of the community or supporting a specific program or department, we are committed to ensuring that your gift makes a real and enduring impact. A planned gift may take the form of an estate gift or life-income gift.

Examples of planned gifts include:

  • Naming The Foundation at KVH in your estate plan (will or trust)
  • Naming The Foundation at KVH as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or a retirement plan
  • Gifts of stock, real estate, or securities

Leaving a gift to The Foundation at KVH in your will is easy; you may designate a certain dollar amount or you may leave a percentage of your estate. You can also bequeath a specific piece of property like a home, securities (for instance, stocks or mutual funds) or other financial asset.

Bequest language that can be used in a gift by will or living trust:

I give and devise to The Foundation at KVH (tax ID #91-1349299) located at 603 S. Chestnut St., Ellensburg, WA 98926, the sum of ________ (or all or a percentage of the residue of my estate) to be placed in The Foundation at KVH's Endowment Fund (for a specific program or for its general support). 

For more information on Planned Giving Opportunities, please contact The Foundation.

"I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there can be any kindness I can show, or any good things I can do to any fellow human being, let me do it now, and not defer it or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." – William Penn