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Invest in the future. Create a legacy. Secure Jewish continuity.

Becoming part of the Legacy Circle is your commitment to a planned gift, of any amount, to Tamarack Camps. The gift is left in your estate that is realized upon your passing. There are a variety of methods you can pledge. Upon pledging, you become a member of the Tamarack Camps Legacy Circle.

Your donation to Tamarack Camps through a planned gift creates a lasting legacy and enables you to make a significant contribution to ensure a vibrant Detroit Jewish community. Together, we can continue to build and strengthen Jewish identity into the next millennium.

Your investment:

• Provides Scholarships 
Tamarack Camps allocates more than $1 million annually in order to provide financial aid for 50% of our campers. Your legacy commitment builds a sound scholarship fund ensuring the continuity of Jewish summer camp experiences for children and families in need.

• Enhances Programs
Building on strong and diverse programming, your Legacy commitment ensures excellence in Judaic, environmental, arts, sports, Israel, outdoor education, and specialty programs.

• Improves Facilities 
Your Legacy commitment advances major capital improvements.

Giving is easy! Many options are available:

• Bequest: A donation established through a will.

• Life Insurance: Name Tamarack Camps as a beneficiary. The premiums are tax-deductible.

• Charitable Gift Annuity: Provides you and/or your family with income for life. The remainder of the trust becomes the property of Tamarack Camps.

• IRA or Pension Plan: Provides future income to Tamarack Camps and may provide significant tax advantages.

For more information, please contact Lori Davidson Mertz, Director of Annual Giving at 248-952-9105.