Beneficiary Designations

Make a Gift in a Few Easy Steps

Not everyone wants to commit to making a gift in their wills or estates. Some prefer the increased flexibility that a beneficiary designation provides by using: 

  • IRAs and retirement plans
  • Life insurance policies
  • Donor advised funds
  • Commercial annuities

It is very simple to name CARE as a beneficiary. Start by requesting a change-of-beneficiary form from your policy administrator or download the form from your provider's website. Make your desired changes and return the form to establish your gift.

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An Example of How It Works

Marlene Mahta The CARE Packages that Marlene Mahta received during her childhood in war-torn Frankfurt, Germany, were lifesaving. They also inspired her to learn English so that she could immerse herself in the generous culture that sustained her from afar. Now that Marlene has fulfilled her dream to become an American citizen, she has decided to honor the generosity of others by naming CARE as the beneficiary of her financial accounts.

Read Marlene’s full story.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact the administrator of your retirement plan, insurance policy or bank account for a change-of-beneficiary form, or simply download a form from your provider's website. 
  2. Decide what percentage (1 to 100) you would like CARE to receive and name us, along with the percentage you chose, on the beneficiary form. Return the completed form.
  3. Contact José L. Orengo, Esq. at 1-800-752-6004 or plannedgiving@care.org to let us know your goals for the gift so we can ensure it is used as you intend.

Legal name: CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.),
Address: 151 Ellis St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Federal tax ID number: 13-1685039