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Other Ways to Give

There are as many ways to give as you can imagine. Below you will find a list of several of those ways. We welcome any support that you would like to show The Pantry and encourage you, if you don’t find a manner suitable here, to contact us with your idea.

Memorial/Gifts in Honor

Remember someone, living or deceased, or celebrate happy occasions of life through a memorial or gift in honor. Email us at office@thepantry.gr or call us at 616.455.9411 for more information.

Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate or Other Property

Enjoy personal tax benefits by contributing appreciated stock or other real property. Email us at info@thepantry.gr or call us at 616.455.9411 for more information.

Employee Matching Gift

If your employer, or your spouse’s employer, has a matching gift program, your gift could double in value. Email us at info@thepantry.gr or call us at 616.455.9411 for more information.

Estate Gift

Help ensure the future of The Pantry by including us in your estate planning.  Plans may include gifts that offer lifetime income to you or income to The Pantry in the future; bequests, insurance, trusts, IRAs, and pensions are all acceptable. Please call our Executive Director, Sonya Archer at 616.455.9411 ext 1.

Bequests made to The Pantry are deductible for federal and state income tax purposes in accordance with the law.  The following language is suggested:  “I give and bequeath to the Board of Directors of The Pantry, 4150 Kalamazoo Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49508) a Michigan not-for-profit corporation, the sum of ____ dollars (or ____ percent of my residuary estate) for such purposes as the Board of Directors of The Pantry shall determine to be in the  best interest of the agency.”

If you plan to make a donation to Feeding America West MI, you can designate that amount to The Pantry’s account at Feeding America by noting that it is for the Pantry, account #1615.

The Pantry is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization. Our tax-id number is 46-5148847. Your gift qualifies for a charitable deduction on your Federal Income Taxes.

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