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Legacy Gifts

What is a Legacy Gift?



A Legacy Gift is a planned future gift that designates some part of an individual’s estate as a donation to a nonprofit. You do not need to be wealthy to leave a legacy. Make your core values known by making a planned gift. Members of our legacy society are generous and forward-thinking donors who will support our long-term success and be long remembered.

In addition to supporting our work through your generous charitable donation, here are other ways you can contribute to the sustainability of Rolling Readers Space Coast in the long term.

  • Bequests: One of the easiest ways to help involves simply naming Rolling Readers Space Coast as a beneficiary in your will and living trust. A bequest may be for a particular dollar amount or percentage of your estate.


  • Life Insurance Policy and Retirement Assets: Often overlooked by donors, naming Rolling Readers Space Coast as a full or partial beneficiary of these assets can provide support for the organization.


  • Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs): Do you know anyone 70 ½ or older with IRA accounts? Instead of taking a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), eligible donors can make a gift from their IRA directly to Rolling Readers Space Coast or the Joan R. Borders Rolling Readers of the Space Coast Endowment Fund as a QCD – tax free.

 To learn more:

  • We encourage you to consult with your financial advisor or estate planner to discuss the tax implications of the above options and how best to include Rolling Readers Space Coast as one of your beneficiaries.

  • Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a financial planner representing Rolling Readers Space Coast – Debra Samuel-Ward, Primerica Insurance, 404-427-6126,

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  • Schedule a time to meet with our staff for further discussions about your planned gift.

  • Contact the Community Foundation for Brevard at or 321-752-5505 to participate in the existing Endowment created by one of our Rolling Readers Space Coast co-founders, Joan Borders; or work with the Foundation to create your own named fund benefiting Rolling Readers Space Coast.

Join Rolling Readers Space Coast’s LEGACY CLUB! A club where members are committed to keeping the mission and vision of Rolling Readers Space Coast alive for years to come!

Legacy society members are revered members of our family. They are also honored with membership to the Rolling Readers Space Coast’s LEGACY CLUB and will receive special perks including but not limited to; Legacy Club recognition at all Rolling Readers Space Coast’s special events, free admission into the special events, books named in your honor, a special plaque honoring your gift and a special Legacy Club newsletter.

Speak with a representative from the Community Foundation for Brevard by phone (321-752-5505) or via email,, to participate in an existing Trust that was created by one of our Rolling Readers Space Coast, Inc. co-founders – Joan Borders.

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