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When you include Kids in Need of Defense in your estate plan, your generosity provides legal representation and holistic care for unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children. Thank you for ensuring that KIND can ensure no child stands in court alone well into the future.

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Ways to Give

A Gift in Your Will or Trust

With as little as one sentence, you can make a gift in your will or trust that significantly impacts the efforts of Kids in Need of Defense. Whether you choose to give a set amount or a percentage of your estate, your support ensures we are able to continue our mission for years to come.

Beneficiary Designations

Naming Kids in Need of Defense as a beneficiary of one of your assets, such as your retirement plan or life insurance policy, is a convenient way to support our mission. All it takes are a few minutes and a simple form.


If you’re looking for a tax-smart way to support Kids in Need of Defense, consider a gift of stock. When you give appreciated stock or mutual funds that you’ve owned for more than one year, you can avoid capital gains tax and receive a charitable income tax deduction when you itemize.

Additional Gifts

There are many other types of planned gifts that may fit your long-term goals and help secure the future for you and your family, as well as Kids in Need of Defense. Learn about these gifts by contacting Eleanor Gartner at 202-824-8696 or

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