Give a legacy gift. Your bequest or planned gift can be your legacy to the community you love. 

For more information about planned giving, please contact us at

Name The Open Door in Your Will 

Gifts given by Will are one of The Open Door’s most important sources of support and, when unrestricted, gifts give us the greatest flexibility to use funds where they are most needed.

You may leave The Open Door: 

  • A stated dollar amount 
  • A percentage of your residual estate (what remains after gifts to loved ones and expenses have been paid), or 
  • A specific asset, such as securities or other marketable property 

How to name The Open Door in your will: 

Legal name: The Open Door/Cape Ann Food Pantry, Inc. 
Address: 28 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930 
Federal tax ID#: 22-2513482 

This sample language may be useful: 

“I give and bequeath to The Open Door/Cape Ann Food Pantry, Inc. 28 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930 [the sum of __________ Dollars ($____)] [ _______ % of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate], to be used for its general charitable purposes.” 

Notifying The Open Door of your gift

We hope you’ll let us know when you have named The Open Door in your will or trust so that we can thank you and include you in our Legacy Society.

Please use this Bequest Form to notify us of your intention.

If you have questions, please contact Sarah Grow, Director of Development, at 978-783-6776 ext. 206 or

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