Gifts in your Will or Trust


Did you know that you can give hope and support to families in need at RMHC Central Valley without opening your checkbook? A gift in your will or living trust, called a bequest, is an effective and flexible way to support RMHC Central Valley.

It only takes one sentence to create this gift! This type of donation to RMHC Central Valley helps us continue to provide a “Home Away from Home” and resources to children and their families.

How to Start

  1. Contact Kent Karsevar for additional information on bequests or to chat about the various options for including RMHC Central Valley in your will or estate plan.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include RMHC Central Valley in your plans, please use our legal name and tax ID.

Suggested Bequest Language

Gifts via will or trust can be made in the form of a specific cash or property gift, specific asset, or a percentage or remainder of your estate.

You can use the following sample bequest language in your will or trust:
“I give (specific amount, specific asset, percentage, or remainder of estate) to The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley, Inc., or its successor, Madera, California, to benefit guest families at RMHC Central Valley or as further designated by me in writing to RMHC Central Valley.”

If you include a bequest gift to RMHC Central Valley in your will or trust, we would love for you to let us know so that we can thank you for your gift.