Camp Ramah in California has a simple and clear vision for the future: keeping camp accessible for all Jewish children by making certain that no child is ever denied a summer at Ramah for financial reasons.
You can help us achieve this vision with a legacy gift to Camp Ramah. We would be honored to be the recipient of your legacy, and your gift will make a difference in perpetuity for future generations of campers.
You may establish your legacy gift through any of the following methods:
Bequests: Simply name Camp Ramah in California as a beneficiary in your will or living trust. You may arrange for a specific amount, a percentage, or name the camp as a residual beneficiary.
Retirement Plans/Life Insurance: You may name Camp Ramah in California as a beneficiary of all or part of your life insurance policy and/or your retirement plans.
Charitable Remainder Trusts: In collaboration with your attorney, you may create a charitable remainder trust (CRT) that allows you to donate a piece of property, cash or stock to the trust and receive an income stream and charitable tax deduction in return. You can name Camp Ramah in California as the beneficiary, and we will receive the remainder of the CRT upon your passing.
We encourage you to consult with your professional advisors prior to establishing a planned gift. For additional materials, or if you have questions, please contact John Magoulas, Director of Development, at (818) 668-2929 or John@ramah.org
Alon Binyamin Legacy Society:
Those who have named Camp Ramah in California as a beneficiary in their estate plans are proudly welcomed as members of the Alon Binyamin Legacy Society. The Alon Binyamin is the largest and oldest tree at Camp Ramah and in Ojai, where it is listed on the historical registry. The tree represents deep roots and great strength, standing tall for decades, just as a legacy gift will strengthen Ramah and secure its future. Benefits of this society include the receipt of a special gift and invitations to annual special events.
We are honored to recognize the following members:
Carol & Charles Abrams, Jennifer & Aaron Aftergood, Samantha Platt Auerbach & Michael Auerbach, Alex Bernstein & Sonia Daccarett, Dr. David Braun, Ellen & Jeff Brown, Rochelle & Freddy Cohen, Sherri & Paul Cunningham, Julie Shuer & Steve Davis, Janet & Jake (z”l) Farber, Alison & Michael Feinberg, Jennifer & Rabbi Daniel Greyber, Harold Grinspoon, Barbara & Steve Helfgot, Toni Hertz, Marlene & Barry (z”l) Horwitz, Nancy Beren & Larry Jefferson, Rebecca & David Kekst, Sheila & Aaron Leibovic, Miriam Lincoff, John Magoulas, Deborah & Rabbi Joe Menashe, Ilana & Mark Meskin, Marlene & Randy Michaels, Judith & Louis Miller, Karmi & Harold Monsher, Karen & Robert Nagle, Paulette & Ron Nessim, Larry Parker, Julie & Marc Platt, Tara & Jay Reisbaum, Fredi & Rabbi Joel Rembaum, Bea Reynolds, Kathy & Peter Reynolds, Sheri & Paul Robbins, Laura & Howard Roselinsky, Gwen & Jeremy Rosenthal, Judy & Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal, Sandi & Avi Schlesinger, Angel & Alan Schneider, Jennifer & Ron Schneidermann, Sue Stengel & Steve Wallock, Jackie & Michael Waterman, Orna & Keenan Wolens and Bruce Whizin.
If you have already generously included Camp Ramah in your estate plans and would like to be recognized as a member of the Alon Binyamin Legacy Circle, please contact John Magoulas at John@ramah.org and he will be in touch with a “Declaration of Intent,” which you may complete, sign and return to our office. Please note that this is not a legal document, but will be helpful for our records. Thank you!