Leave a Legacy

Whether as a beneficiary to your will, retirement plan or life insurance policy, including Healthy Gulf in your estate plan is a great way ensure the Gulf of Mexico region is protected after you're gone.

Some benefits of planned giving include:

  • Retaining control of your assets during your lifetime
Leave a legacy for the Gulf of Mexico
  • Reducing or eliminating estate tax burden
  • Ensuring the long-term financial stability of Healthy Gulf

Why others chose to leave a legacy gift:

“I think New Orleans is a beautiful and exceptional city and if anything destroys it, we can’t duplicate it... Our coast is important and needs protection.”
Charlotte Soyland of New Orleans, LA

How it works:

Specify an amount or a percentage of your estate to contribute.

Sample Environmental Legacy language

"I bequeath [percentage] of my estate or [$_________] to Healthy Gulf (formerly GRN) currently located at 330 Carondelet St, Third Floor New Orleans, LA 70130, Tax ID #72-1447742 to be used by GRN (for the greatest need or a specific campaign) to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf Region.”

Your charitable bequest can be modified at any time.

If you're considering a legacy gift or have any questions, please contact our Major Gifts Officer, Dwayne Breashears, at (504) 525-1528 x 211 or dwayne@healthygulf.org

Thank you for helping preserve our Gulf coast for future generations.