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Ways to Give

Planned Giving

Make a lasting gift in your will or trust.


Help end hunger with a future gift by designating Westside Food Bank as a beneficiary of your estate. When you include Westside Food Bank in your estate plan, your generosity:

  • Leaves a lasting legacy of your commitment to end hunger
  • Provides food to hungry families and individuals in Western Los Angeles County
  • Protects the most vulnerable among us for years to come

Please consult with your attorney to determine the best plan for you and discuss how a legacy gift may reduce your taxes. Be sure to include the following official bequest language for Westside Food Bank:

“I, [name], of [city,state,ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to West Side Food Bank A Non-Profit Corporation [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

Legal Name: West Side Food Bank A Non-Profit Corporation
Federal Tax Identification Number (EIN): 95-3685875
Incorporated In: Santa Monica, CA (please contact us for IRS Determination Letter)

We want to work with you to create a gift that best fits your circumstances and charitable intentions. To learn more about including Westside Food Bank in your will, please contact Westside Food Bank’s Chief Development Officer, Genevieve Riutort.

Planning Toolkit

This FREE AARP Personal Estate Planning guide can help you with important decisions to secure the future for the people and causes you care about.