All of us have a story to tell and a legacy to leave. Below are inspiring stories of faithful supporters like you. Each has included World Vision in their estate plan so they can continue to support World Vision after their lifetime - it's their legacy of love to the world's children.
Priscilla Anderson. Massachusetts
Part of the World Vision family since 1967
Priscilla first began sponsoring children through World Vision in 1967 after starting a job in New York City. Part of her inspiration came from the church she attended, which was extremely focused on missions work. Priscilla herself had a big heart for the needs of others, having almost become a missionary herself.
Sponsorship gave her the opportunity to act on her desire to serve, while also enabling her to extend her family. "I'm a single woman who never had children of my own," she shares. "It was always lovely to think that I could help someone else's child in another country."
It was after her mother passed away at age 101 that Priscilla began to plan for her future. Because she doesn't have any brothers or sisters, she wanted her estate plan to include charities. So she named World Vision as a beneficiary of her trust. "This organization is worthwhile and dependable," she says. "I have a lot of confidence in them, and I trust that they will use my money wisely for whatever need is greatest," she says.
By naming World Vision in her will, she's ensuring that her giving will continue beyond her own lifetime. "It is very worthwhile to reach out to those parts of the world where people are in need especially to the children," shares Priscilla.
Do your current plans reflect the legacy you want to leave?
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