Leave a Legacy

Ensure that your impact and values will endure for generations.

We know you believe in the importance of sustainability—both for our projects in Guatemala and for the organization as a whole. That’s why a group of supporters have joined together to ensure that their support will continue to bring educational opportunities to Guatemalan students for generations to come through our Legacy Society.

The Legacy Society is made up of supporters who have decided to include CoEd in their estate plans.  These gifts help support the schools and students CoEd serves far into the future.

There are many ways for you to remember CoEd in your plans. The easiest and most common is to name CoEd as a beneficiary in your will, insurance policy, or IRA. You can designate a specific amount, but often people choose to set aside a percentage of their assets to the organization upon their passing or upon the passing of both spouses.

It’s easy to do. For language you can include in your will, or to learn about other ways you can meet both your financial and philanthropic goals through legacy giving to CoEd, please download our giving guide.

By setting up a charitable remainder trust benefiting CoEd, we found an avenue for giving that will not only support education for generations, but also makes sound financial sense for us personally. It is truly a ‘win/win.’

Ed & Suzanne McCarter

Legacy Society Members

I know that together, all of us who are a part of CoEd can help thousands more students receive an even better education in the years to come. That’s why my wife and I decided to leave the children of Guatemala in our will. We wanted to do good in the world, were impressed by CoEd’s efficiency, and felt peace of mind knowing that our donation would be in good hands.

Marco Cecala

Legacy Society Member

It is never too soon to begin thinking about leaving a legacy. The amount one is able to leave is not important. What is important is supporting organizations that are meaningful. CoEd has and continues to do marvelous work in Guatemala to improve individuals’ lives and, as a result, the nation’s economy. That is what is important to me and why I have included CoEd in my will.

Stan Liebenberg

Legacy Society Member

Not quite ready to sign on the dotted line, but interested in more information?

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Legacy Society Members

David and Marilyn Albright

Kacie Baldwin

Jim Banks

Jeff and Johanna Berninger

John and Elaine Berninger

Joseph Berninger and Rebecca Guerin

Ciro Farina

Bill Hagborg

Charlotte Jacobsen

John Muhlenkamp and Carole LaCombe-Muhlenkamp

Meg Kalacznik

Casey Kerr and Kathy Lowe

Ed and Suzanne McCarter

Larry and Lorrayne Peterson

David and Christine Sands

Carrie Schmidt

Carol and Bill Schmidter

Richard Schroeder

Craig Talbot

Jeff and Suzanne Taylor

Gerrit and Carolee Terpstra

Connie Widmer

Rebecca Wilks and Marco Cecala

Have you included CoEd in your will or estate plans? If so, please let us know!

Contact Ann Dempsey at ann.dempsey@coeduc.org.