Asset & Estate Giving

By 2040, 1 in 4 adults in King County will be 60 or older. As the population of older adults in King County continues to grow, so does the importance of our work. You can make gifts today or plan now to give in the future to ensure a brighter tomorrow for our tens of thousands of clients. Here are some tax-friendly ways to help. You can easily incorporate these philanthropic goals below into your estate plan with the help of your wealth advisor or estate planning attorney.


Stock Transfer

A donation of stock to Sound Generations is a smart way to make a big impact in the lives of those most in need.

Instructions for Electronic Transfer of Stock

Please contact Sound Generations prior to making a stock transfer with information about the type of stock, number of shares, and any special instructions.

Donor Advised Funds

Use this tool below to give via a Donor-Advised Fund or contact your financial advisor to learn more.

Donor Advised Funds are a cost-effective way to manage your charitable giving. It makes it easy and convenient to give to your favorite organizations.

IRA Distribution

Your retirement plan’s Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) can be used to make a tax-free gift allowing your hard-earning savings to be put to work at an organization, like Sound Generations, that matters to you. Must be 70 ½ years of age or older to qualify.

Click here to learn more about current IRS legislation on IRS distribution.

Planned Giving

Incorporate a legacy gift for Sound Generations into your estate, will, living trust, or other financial asset and make an impact in the lives of older adults for decades to come.

Click here to learn more about legacy giving and joining the Legacy Network

Have questions? Contact Brittany Blue, Chief Marketing & Philanthropy Officer at or 206.727.6261