Donations and Gifting at Pomperaug Woods

As a non-profit organization, Pomperaug Woods relies on the generous financial support of our residents, their families and friends, and the Southbury community to help us continue to provide residents a spirited and uplifted lifestyle with a multitude of opportunities. It is our hope that you think of Pomperaug Woods when considering your charitable giving. Below you’ll see a current list of the specific philanthropic funds to which you may contribute.

For more information, contact Vicki Gyba, Director of Executive Services by emailing vgyba@pomperaugwoods.com or calling 203-262-6555 Ext. 113. To donate now, use the button below.

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Philanthropic Funds

The Friends and Neighbors Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide Pomperaug Woods Life Care residents financial assistance if they have outlived their resources or have faced unforeseen financial losses.

Life Enrichment and Wellness Fund
The purpose of this fund is for community life and wellness at Pomperaug Woods. This fund is used to hire entertainment and purchase equipment that is outside the normal operating and capital budget such as special entertainment programs, educational programs, and fitness program equipment.

Creative Arts Fund
The purpose of this fund is for creative arts programs and equipment at Pomperaug Woods. The fund is used to provide programs and equipment that serve the creative arts program at Pomperaug Woods outside of the normal operating and capital budget.

The Founders Memorial Fund
This fund is a memorial to honor the original Board of Directors. Contributions to the fund are welcomed on an unrestricted basis. Any income or principal disbursements from the fund must be approved by the Board of Directors based upon recommendations from the Resident Council or the Boards own initiative.

Capital Campaign Fund
The purpose of this fund is to continue to add amenities to the community for the Pomperaug Woods residents. The next phase of our strategic plan is to expand the café, create a pub and remodel the creative arts room.

Ways to Give

Cash
We accept currency, checks and credit cards. You can make a one-time gift, or if you prefer, you can make monthly gifts through your residency bill. Donation forms are available at the Front Desk.

Securities
We also welcome marketable and equity securities, such as stocks and bonds, which are then converted to cash. Gifting these appreciated assets may help you avoid taxes on capital gains and provide some wonderful support to our community.

Wills and Living Trusts
Residents may consider including a gift to Pomperaug Woods in their will or living trust, called a Charitable Bequest. This type of gift offers the benefits of simplicity, flexibility, versatility and tax relief.

Entrance Fee Designation
Many residents at Pomperaug Woods have a Return-of-Capital Entrance Fee agreement. A simple addendum, available in Administration, may be added to your residency contract, gifting this refund—or a percentage of it—to Pomperaug Woods. This is one of the easiest and most direct estate gifts available.

Memorials
Individuals or collective contributions may be given to Pomperaug Woods or a designated Fund as memorials

Life Insurance and Annuities
Residents may designate Pomperaug Woods as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or an annuity.