When you have nearly a century of service under your belt, taking the long view comes naturally. The Fires of Friendship Circle helps provide long-range financial stability for Camp Manito-wish YMCA, through a strong and lasting endowment.
The Fires of Friendship Circle provides the resources to support the Manito-wish mission , while providing a way to recognize the people whose leadership, service, and devotion to Camp Manito-wish have created and sustained our heritage . These are the men and women who believe in Camp Manito-wish YMCA, share its ideals and traditions, and have made a commitment to ensure that this heritage is continued for future generations.
Membership in the Fires of Friendship Circle is open to anyone who remembers Manito-wish in their estate plans. That commitment can be made in a variety of ways:
An Outright Gift — cash or appreciated securities at a level of $10,000 or greater.
Gifts of Life Insurance — naming Camp Manito-wish YMCA as owner or beneficiary of a policy.
Testamentary Gifts — a will or bequest designating a specific amount, assets, or percentage of the donor's estate.
Trusts — a form of a charitable trust can be established that will provide the donor with income and/or tax advantage.
Through these generous contributions, the Fires of Friendship Circle is a powerful and wonderful benefit to children, families, and adults — today, and for generations to come.
To discuss a Fires of Friendship giving option, click here or call 715.385.2312.
“It was one of the most influential experiences of my life, and I’d like other to benefit as I did.”