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Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has partnered with FreeWill to make it easy for you to write a legally valid will or trust in 20 minutes or less. Begin your legacy today.

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Have you already included the Food Bank in your estate plans?

Please let us know! Complete our letter of intent to help us understand your goals and keep you connected to your impact during your lifetime.

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Making a bequest is one of the simplest ways to support the Food Bank. You can designate a specific amount or percentage of the residual of your estate to the Food Bank as either a primary or contingent beneficiary. Need to create a will? Use our free tool to finalize your legacy in 20 minutes.

Beneficiary Designations

You can designate all or a percentage of your IRA or other retirement account, bank account, donor-advised fund, or life insurance policy to the Food Bank as a beneficiary while minimizing estate and income tax for your heirs. Use our free tool to plan your beneficiaries.


There are a variety of trust vehicles that can pay you or selected beneficiaries income while also supporting the Food Bank. The best place to start is with an estate attorney or other financial planner. Have questions? Give us call at 412.745.0534.

I have my own attorney and need bequest language.

We can absolutely help you! See below for sample language and please let us know when your estate is finalized.

“I give, devise and bequeath to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, a 501 (c)(3) qualified charitable hunger relief organization that distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of member pantries, soup kitchens and community organizations and supports the nutritional needs of food insecure people in 11 counties of southwestern Pennsylvania through research, education, advocacy and strategic partnerships                                           *.”

*Fill in blank with dollar amount, percentage of asset or estate, or specific property you intend to give to the Food Bank. Typically, ways to describe a gift include:

  1. the sum of $                                                  ; or
  2. the following described property                                           ; or
  3.            % of my estate; or
  4. the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate.


The information on our website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor.

The Food Bank is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Our tax identification number is 25-1420599, our legal name is, “Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.