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Estate Planning

 

Consider naming Listen Foundation as a beneficiary, or a contingent (secondary) beneficiary, in your retirement account. Although most of us plan to leave our assets to our family, perhaps they would understand if you left a small percentage of your IRA so that we may continue our mission of helping children hear, listen and talk.  This is easily accomplished through a beneficiary designation form that can be downloaded from your IRA custodian, and can easily be updated if you change your mind.

 

Fact Sheet for Donors / Advisors

 Legal Name: Listen Foundation, Inc.

 

 Federal Tax Identification Number: 24-7060754

 

 Contact:               Pat Greenway,Executive Director

 Address:              6950 E. Belleview Ave., Suite 203, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

 Phone:                 303-781-9440

 Fax:                     303-781-2018

 

Purpose: (Description of organization, perhaps including mission and vision statements.)

Listen Foundation provides for and assists children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, with access to a proven speech, language, and listening therapy method to help them achieve a life of independence.

 

Security Delivery Instructions:

(if any)

 

Recommended Language for Bequests and Testamentary Gifts:

 

Donors wishing to designate a gift to Listen Foundation their will or trust should use the following language:

 

“I wish to give choose one:

 

  • (a specific dollar amount or a percentage of the estate)

 

  • (a specific number of shares of a specified security)

 

  • the proceeds of my life insurance policy, (name of insurance company and policy number) (donor should also change the beneficiary designation on the insurance policy)

 

  • my Individual Retirement Account (name of investment firm and account number) (donor should also change the beneficiary designation on the account)

 

  • the remainder interest in my Charitable Remainder Trust (specific name of trust) (donor should also have attorney change the remainder interest on the CRT documents)

 

to Listen Foundation."

 

Listen Foundation, Inc.

 6950 E. Belleview Ave., Suite 203,

 Greenwood Village, CO 80111

 

Attention: Executive Director

 

 

 

Use of Gifts:   (optional)

 

Donors making planned gifts (by bequest, beneficiary designation, or retained benefit gifts) or outright gifts may specify a purpose for their gift.

 

¨      If the gift is $5,000 or more, the donor may create a named fund.

 

¨      Donors of gifts of $5,000 or more may request that a special fund be created to fund a specific cause or area of interest within Listen Foundation.

Plaque Presentation

Cherry Creek Has Heart!

Pat Greenway and Naomi Cohen of the Listen Foundation present a plaque to the Cherry Creek Has Heart Committee at the Merrill Lynch office in Cherry Creek. The committee is made up of independent financial advisors who have donated $15,000 to sponsor three children for a year. Listen Foundation greatly appreciates this generous and thoughtful contribution.

Plaque presentation 2017 

Listen in the News

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Listen has been awarded

the El Pomar Foundation

Award for Excellence 

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Our Address:
6950 E. Belleview Ave
Greenwood Village, CO, USA 80111
Contact Details:
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(303)-781-9440
 
 
 

Listening and Spoken Language Practice

1. Working toward the earliest possible identification of hearing loss in infants and young children, ideally in the newborn nursery.  Conducting an aggressive program of audiologic management.

2. Seeking the best available sources of medical treatment and technological amplification of sound for the child who is deaf or hard of hearing as early as possible.

3. Helping the child understand the meaning of any sounds heard, including spoken language, and teaching the child's parents how to make sound meaningful to the child all day long.

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