Founding Member Barbara Randall was an active volunteer and passionate theatregoer during her lifetime. Her Legacy Gift will continue to help The Public Theatre bring world-class professional theatre to people of all ages, right here in Lewiston/Auburn.
It is very easy to make a Legacy Gift. Simply call or email your lawyer or estate planner and say that you would like to include The Public Theatre in your Will. You can choose an amount, or decide to leave a percentage of your estate.
And then, please tell us about your gift, so we can thank you now, as we welcome you to the theatre for many years to come.
Thank you for considering a Legacy Gift to The Public Theatre. We are grateful for your intention to help the Theatre continue to bring world-class professional theatre to our community.
Most people simply call or email their lawyer or estate planner and instruct him or her to include The Public Theatre in their Will. This is called a Bequest. You do not have to redo anything else in the Will to include this gift. You can choose to name a specific amount, or choose to leave a percentage of your estate. Most Legacy Gifts are in the form of Bequests.
Again, please tell us that you have included us in your Will. We would like to express our appreciation for your gift, as you continue to enjoy the theatre.
Please see our Bequest Agreement which can be filled out and mailed to your lawyer or estate planner.
There are many other ways to provide The Public Theatre with a Legacy Gift.
You can make the Theatre a beneficiary of stocks, insurance policies, investments and property. Because you are willing the gift to a not-for profit organization, there are tax benefits to be had.
You can make a gift of stocks or securities at any time by transferring them directly to The Public Theatre.
Please see our Transfer of Stock and Securities document which can be filled out and mailed to your lawyer or estate planner.
In addition to the simple bequest and stock transfer, there are other Legacy Gift options. You can read about them by clicking the link below. Please discuss these with your lawyer or estate planner.
Thank you for considering to ensure our future with your gift. We are grateful to be a part of your Legacy.
The material presented on The Public Theatre website and in related documents is not offered as legal or tax advice.
The Public Theatre is not engaged in legal or tax advisory service. Advice from a lawyer or an estate planner should be sought when considering these types of gifts.