Include WHYY in your Legacy: Enrich Your Community for Generations

When you include WHYY in your estate plan, your generosity builds a brighter future of everyone in your community for generations to come. You can achieve your personal, financial, and estate planning goals while ensuring that WHYY can inform, inspire and engage all in Greater Philadelphia well into the future.

Already included WHYY in your estate plan?

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Have a question? Contact our Planned Giving team today at 215-501-9479 or

Ways to Make a Planned Gift

Wills and Living Trusts

For many donors, the best way to make a planned gift to WHYY is through a bequest or living trust, click here for the appropriate language.

Give from your IRA

Make a difference today and save on taxes. It’s possible when you support WHYY through your IRA, click here for more information and instructions.

Beneficiary Designations

It is easy and simple to make WHYY the beneficiary of your retirement plan, life insurance policy or bank account, click here for the appropriate language and instructions.

Gifts that Pay You Income

In exchange for your donation, WHYY will pay you and or another beneficiary income for life for a fixed number of years, click here for more information.

Create a Named Endowment

You can establish a permanent named fund to support programming that means the most to you. You can even create a fund that supports specific parts of our mission—investigative reporting, education, or arts and culture programming, for example — the endowment creates a permanent fund to support what matters most. Start a conversation with us today about a named endowment fund to ensure WHYY’s future.

Laurence LePage Society

You become a member of the Laurence LePage Society automatically when you include a legacy gift to WHYY in your estate plan. Meet some of the donors that have included us in their plans.

Want to know more about your planned giving options? We’re here to help. For more information, please call or email WHYY’s Planned Giving Officer.

Adrienne Webb Schulman
Adrienne Webb Schulman
Planned Giving Officer
150 North 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-351-2000

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