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Planned Giving, Smart Giving... You Can Make a Difference
11th Annual Legacy Society Dinner
President Peter P. Mercer and guest speaker Drew Nieporent with Ramapo College alumni at the 11th Annual Legacy Society Dinner. (L-R) Susan Geltman '92, Carolyn Merkel '78, Marion Dugan '80, Jeffrey Warren '73, Kathy Azzara '02, Jonathan Marcus '93, Audrey Newman '93, Debra Perry '85, President Peter P. Mercer, Sue Sykes '06, Marina Topken '03, Drew Nieporent and Mary Ippolito '82
Nick and Susan Vallario at a special dinner, wine tasting and presentation event

Nick and Susan Vallario at a special dinner, wine tasting and presentation event hosted by the Ramapo College Foundation.
Successful Women Series

(L-R) Joan Dunn, Lisa Ryan '84 and Fran Hackett '80 at Successful Women Start the Year Right, as part of the Successful Women Series.

Your planned giving donation can support student scholarship aid, faculty research projects, enhanced campus facilities and programs. The Office of Planned Giving can help you select the best method of giving to make your charitable gift meaningful, while meeting your personal (financial) goals. By considering your gift planning options, you will discover the many benefits that will create a lasting legacy.

Ramapo College is grateful for the many ways its benefactors support the institution. The Legacy Society recognizes alumni and friends who have created an endowment or who have provided for Ramapo College in their estate plans through wills, life income gifts, retirement plans, life insurance dedications and other planned gifts.



Scholarship Donors Make Giving a Family Affair
Q&A With the Kossowsky Family More

Is Your Will Missing This?
If you want to protect your family and assets, then your will is the most vital document you can own. That's not all your will can accomplish, though. By adding a few simple words, you can extend your charitable support beyond your lifetime. More

3 Gift Options for the Person Who Wants Flexibility
It's not always easy to think about being charitable if you're worried about tomorrow's finances or aren't prepared to finalize a large gift. Rest assured, there are flexible gift options that allow you to change your mind, if need be. Here are gift options that let you have control. More

8 Essential Estate Planning Checks
No matter your age or health, it's important to have an up-to-date will and estate plan. Before visiting your estate planning attorney, use this handy checklist to help determine if it is time to update your plans. More

Q&A: Take a Closer Look at Your Financial Plans
When making a long-term life plan, it's important you know the fine details of your finances and estate. As you learn more about your assets, you eliminate future risk for loved ones inheriting your estate. Be sure to share your plans with the people you care about. Here are the questions—and answers—to preserve what you are planning on passing on. More

Find a Gift That Works for You
You've always answered the call to help others, and now that you want to extend that support through gifts of treasure, where do you start? It's easiest to begin with what you know—your overall goals. Use this checklist to match your wishes with the right charitable path for you. More

Should Estate Planning Be Called Life Planning?
Guess what! If you have belongings, you have an estate. And without a plan, your estate could be subject to what the courts decide in case anything happens to you. More

The Dangers of DIY Wills
Don't let your family lose money to legal fees, taxes and interest because of a do-it-yourself will. Learn a lesson from this real-life example of a DIY will gone wrong. More


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