Planned Giving

Planned Giving

For 86 years, The Cedars has grown and developed, both in terms of its physical plant and its philosophy, serving the community in an ever-more-effective way. We have always tried to listen to our residents, patients, their families, and people in and around Portland. In the process, we have become an award-winning retirement community.

Needless to say, we didn’t accomplish all of this by ourselves. To get where we are today, we have largely relied upon the remarkable generosity of our donors. And many of the donations that have built The Cedars have come through estate gifts.

“Planned giving” is a phrase that describes the many kinds of donations that are possible as donors think about their estate plans. We are honored that through the years many people have made provisions for The Cedars in their estate plans. They have done so as a thank-you for the many ways in which The Cedars had taken care of them or their loved ones. And they have wanted to leave their mark on The Cedars for future generations, helping a good and important organization get even better. In your estate planning, you may want to make gifts to both your heirs and the charitable organizations you have cared about. We hope that might include The Cedars.

We invite you to read about how you can create a planned gift to benefit The Cedars. We urge you to consult with your own legal and financial counsel as you make your plans. And we encourage you to contact The Cedars Associate Director of Development, Tracy Ericson, if you have any questions about which of these gifts might work best in your situation. You can reach Tracy at (207) 221-7007 or tericson@thecedarsportland.org.