Step Up and Daniel's Places Provides:

Permanent Supportive Housing

Vocational Training and Placement

Supportive Services

The Legacy Society of Step Up

Planned Gifts ensure the future of important non-profit organizations and causes. Becoming a member of the Step Up Legacy Society is simple.

Suggested language

In your will:

“I bequest to Step Up on Second St., Inc., a 501 (c) (3) non profit corporation, Federal Tax ID #95-4109386, organized and existing under laws of the State of California with the business address of:

1328 2nd St. Santa Monica, CA 90401

The sum of _____ (dollars or percentage of estate) to be used exclusively for its charitable purpose”.

Through your Life Insurance, Annuity, Trust, or IRA:

List Step Up on Second St. Inc., a 501 (c) (3) non profit corporation, Federal Tax ID #95-4109386, 1328 2nd St. Santa Monica, CA 90401 as a beneficiary. Indicate the sum of ______ (dollars or percentage of bequest).

Simply send the Office of Development notification that you have named Step Up as a beneficiary in your will, annuity, trust, life insurance policy, IRA, or retirement plan. It is not necessary to disclose the amount of your bequest. Notification automatically qualifies you for membership in The Legacy Society.

Members enjoy recognition and special benefits

  • Legacy Society member recognition in the Step Up Annual Report and Newsletters (you may also choose to be an anonymous Legacy Society member).
  • Names of Legacy Society members honored at the Step Up website.
  • Invitations to an Annual Legacy Society private event.
  • Complimentary tickets to special VIP “by invitation only” events.

Above all, members of The Legacy Society enjoy the profound satisfaction of knowing that their philanthropy will have lasting impact on present and future generations of members of Step Up.

For more details on Planned Giving and The Legacy Society, call Carolyn L. Baker, M. Ed., Chief Development Officer at (310) 576-1308 x 1246 or e-mail her via our contact page.


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