Leave a legacy
of love today

Help ensure the future of Families First of Palm Beach County for many years to come with a planned gift.

A powerful gift to our future generations

Help transform the lives of families and communities

When you make a legacy gift, you make a significant and lasting impact to countless children and families in Palm Beach County. By including Families First in your will or living trust, you ensure that we can continue our mission to prevent child abuse and help families become self-sufficient for many years to come.

Join The Forever Families Legacy Society

Become part of our generous supporters

The Forever Families Legacy Society is a community of donors who have chosen to leave a lasting impact through planned gifts, supporting Families First’s mission. When you become a member, you not only make a meaningful contribution to our organization but also gain tax benefits for yourself and your loved ones. As a member of The Forever Families Legacy Society, you will receive:

  • Opportunities to attend Families First*s special events as a guest
  • Recognition in the Families First Annual Report and Lobby
  • Invitation to the annual donor event
  • Legacy Society Pin

Explore the different ways
to build your legacy


By making a cash gift by check, credit card or setting up an automatic transfer from your bank account, you will have the opportunity to see your generosity in action. Cash donations can also be included in your will or living trust.

Appreciated securities

Give a gift of long-term appreciated securities such as stocks, funds, or charitable rollover. These gifts are a great way to create a Charitable Remainder Trust, a Charitable Lead Trust, or a Donor Advised Fund.

Life insurance

Naming Families First as a beneficiary of your existing life insurance policy is a meaningful way to contribute to our cause. You could also initiate a new policy with the express intention  of supporting the organization in the future.

Real estate

A gift of real estate such as a personal or vacation residence, land, or commercial property can be a generous way to support Families First. You can give real estate in the form of a bargain sale or a gift in your will or living trust.

Help us change the lives of children

Thank you for your kind gift. Your donations will help Families First reach more people through prevention and early intervention and reduce instances of domestic violence, poverty, homelessness or addiction.

Contact your financial advisor

Consult with your financial advisor before making any decisions. The term “Legacy Giving” refers to charitable gifts that require some planning before they are made. Families First of Palm Beach County does not provide legal or financial advice. Should you be interested in making current charitable contributions or to utilize legacy giving options in the future to Families First, please consult your attorney or financial advisor.

Our members' stories

Learn how our generous donors have made a commitment to inspire hope and resilience to families of Palm Beach County

Giving Through Your DAF

Jo Ann Sears on why her and her husband decided to support Families First utilizing distributions from the Donor Advised Fund.

Major gifts throughout your life so you can witness the impact

Byrnes Guillaume describes how his life and career guided his giving to Families First.

How you give is personal to you

Bao Nguyen discusses the various ways to give and finding your cause to support.

Monthly giving is a great way to support your favorite organization

Alice Hodach provides her perspective on why she supports Families First through monthly giving.

Who can help me with my
planned gift to Families First?

Work with Families First of Palm Beach County’s development team to explore planned giving options and the right fit for you. It’s also recommended to consult with your financial advisor or attorney to align your planned gift with your financial and estate planning goals.

Supporters should consult their financial advisor or estate planning attorney to determine the best planned giving option based on their individual circumstances.

Please contact Julie Swindler, LCSW, Chief Executive Officer, at 561-318-4221 or jswindler@familiesfirstpbc.org