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Your Gifts are Greatly Appreciated

Your gifts to Marquardt Foundation benefit residents of Marquardt Village and those we serve in the greater community. The satisfaction of helping others is a primary reason for giving. In many cases, your gift can also benefit you by providing a charitable deduction, income for your lifetime, or tax savings. The many ways to give include the following.

Cash Gifts by cash, check or credit card provide immediate help for programs, services and equipment.

Monthly Gifts by electronic withdrawal from a bank account are convenient and provide continuous support for Marquardt Village's needs.

Matched Gifts from an employer, business or organization can substantially increase the value of your gift! Please notify Marquardt Foundation if your gift can be matched.

Tribute Gifts honor the memory of a loved one or show appreciation for someone special. With a gift of $1,000 we invite you to remember your loved one with an inscription on the Remembrance Wall.

Endowment Gifts, restricted or unrestricted, can be established by a donor who wishes to provide a permanent source of income to Marquardt Foundation, if the purpose of the fund is consistent with Marquardt Village's needs and priorities. The minimum amount required to create an endowment is $10,000. Endowments can be named, providing the opportunity to recognize a special individual.

Obituary Designations request donations to an organization. To direct memorial donations to Marquardt Foundation, please include these words in the obituary: memorial gifts can be made to Marquardt Foundation, Inc., 1020 Hill Street, Watertown, WI 53098.

Gifts of Negotiable Securities can be transferred electronically to a brokerage account maintained by Marquardt Foundation or delivered physically with transferor endorsement or signed stock power attached. Donations of appreciated stock provide benefits to both Marquardt Village and donors.

Gifts in Kind may be service donations or non-cash gifts such as furniture, art, jewelry or other items. Such gifts are welcome when they align with the needs and priorities of Marquardt Village. Please contact Marquardt Foundation. It is the donor's responsibility to provide a written estimate of the gift's fair market value on a form we will provide.

Gifts of Insurance benefit both Marquardt Village and donors. Such a gift may be a paid-up policy transferred to the foundation or a new policy naming Marquardt Foundation as owner and beneficiary.

Bequests to Marquardt Foundation in your will allow you to leave a lasting legacy that provides future support for our mission. Suggested bequest language: I give and bequeath to Marquardt Foundation, Inc. of Watertown, WI, a not for profit corporation, the sum of $______ (or percentage of estate, or description of the property) to be used to benefit residents at Marquardt Village.

Charitable Gift Annuities or Charitable Remainder Trusts are planned gifts that allow you to irrevocably donate assets to Marquardt Foundation and receive benefits such as:

Marquardt Foundation's planned giving advisor and funds manager is Moravian Ministries Foundation in America. Gifts to our foundation incur no fees, commissions, or charges for this confidential service.

For More Information, contact Cheryl Porior-Mayhew, Chief Development Officer, at (920) 206-4000 or email

Please make contributions payable to Marquardt Foundation, Inc. and mail or deliver to Marquardt Foundation, 1020 Hill Street, Watertown, WI 53098. Or make a secure contribution online here.