Ways to Give
There are many ways that you can make
a charitable enduring contribution to Western Reserve Public Media:
You may designate a specific asset or amount of your estate to
go to Western Reserve Public Media. You may direct a percentage
estate or any residual amount that is left once all other costs
and bequests have been honored.
Gifts of Life Insurance
Life insurance gifts allow you a future tax deduction, do not impact
your immediate resources and ensure support for the station in
the form of a legacy gift.
Name Western Reserve Public Media as the beneficiary of
your 401K, pension or other retirement plan.
When you make a gift of securities, you will be able to avoid
capital gains taxes while taking a tax deduction and greatly
the station. Gifts of securities are easy to make by working
with your financial advisor and our station.
Gifts of Real Property
Donating marketable real estate such as a personal residence
or vacation home, commercial property or even vacant land can
to make a significant gift to Western Reserve Public Media and
at the same time receive important tax benefits and even income.
Please let us know your plans
By informing Western Reserve Public
Media of your gift, you help us prepare for the future and, equally
important, you also give
us the chance to thank you for your generous gift. To notify
us of your interest, or for more information, contact Paula Mastroianni at 1-800-554-4549 or by e-mail at .
Benefits and Courtesies of the Legacy Society
to the monthly program guide, The Alternative
renewal of the Western Reserve PBS MemberCard
to the President’s Report
Invitations to special receptions,
screenings and events
Invitation to the annual Legacy Society
Invitations to tapings of local programs
VIP tours of transmitter
site and studio
Recognition in various Western Reserve PBS publications
(The organization will also honor requests for donor anonymity.)
You will be rewarded with more than quality programming and tax
savings. You will also experience the personal and emotional rewards
of helping to ensure the future of high quality public broadcasting.
Making a planned gift
The most common planned gift is through a bequest
through your will which everyone can make. You can include a bequest
to Western Reserve
Public Media for a specific percentage or dollar amount of your
estate. Suggested language for a bequest is as follows:
“I bequeath a ______% or the sum of $______ to Northeastern Educational
Television of Ohio, Inc., 1750 Campus Center Road, PO Box
5191, Kent, OH 44240, to be used as its governing body shall determine.”
“I devise and bequeath all or ______% of the rest, residue and remainder
of my estate, of whatsoever nature and kind and wheresoever
situate, to Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio, Inc., 1750 Campus
Center Road, PO Box 5191, Kent, OH 44240, to be used as its
governing body shall determine.”
Federal Tax ID # 34-1123819
Become a Founding member
For more information or to join the Legacy Society, contact Paula Mastroianni at 1-800-554-4549 or by e-mail at .