Maui AIDS Foundation is proud to offer bequests for will and trusts for individuals dedicated to the life-long work of HIV/AIDS education, prevention and treatment. We understand that losing a loved one can often leave us feeling confused and overwhelmed about what to do with their property
For more information on planned giving, please contact Anthony Acosta at 808-242-4900 or Anthony@MauiAids.org, or click below
Bequest Will and Trust Information
Maui AIDS Foundation is happy to accept bequests from wills and trusts to support the continued work
of HIV/AIDS education, prevention and treatment. We understand that losing a loved one can often
leave us feeling confused and overwhelmed about what to do with their property
Meeting with an attorney can help you clearly understand the benefits of leaving Maui AIDS Foundation
in your trust or will. Collectively, you can decide who should receive your property, whether bequests
should be outright or in a trust, who would be the best to serve as trustee or executor—your personal
representative. Any special provisions should be clearly defined in your mind.
Your needs are unique, but for one reason or another, every adult needs a well-thought out will and/or
trust that guarantees:
Below are some common results of intestacy* if you are survived by:
Spouse and Children—Your spouse may have to split the estate with your children.
Spouse and No Children—Most of your estate will go to your spouse but part may go to your parents if
they are living.
*The general rules vary from state to state; exact treatment would depend in the laws in effect in the
state where you are living at your death.
We all need a well thought-out will to make an efficient disposition of our assets, but we need also a
coordinated estate plan to accomplish unconditionally our personal objectives and to build a long lasting
memorial of our lives and our values.
Additionally, most individuals have two estates. One is a probate estate (all the assets you own
outright); the other is a gross estate (all of your probate asssets plus other assets that will pass by
contract or operation of law at your death). The latter include such assets as life insurance, jointly
owned property, employee death benefits, revocable trusts established during your lifetime etc.
It’s important to know the difference between the two estates because:
WILL YOU CONSIDER HELPING BY LEAVING MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION IN YOUR WILL OR TRUST?