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Legacy Giving

Legacy Giving

For two decades EWG’s groundbreaking research has changed the debate over our nation’s environmental health. From households to Capitol Hill – EWG’s team of scientists, policy experts, lawyers, communication experts and programmers have worked tirelessly to make sure someone is standing up for public health when government or industry won’t.

 A gift through your will, trust, retirement or life insurance plan can make sure EWG is always in your corner – for your family and for future generations to come.  

What you should know about Legacy Giving:

  • You don't have to be a financial planner to plan your estate giving, EWG is here to help.
  • You can make a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime.
  • You can receive guaranteed payments for life in return for your gift.

How to get started:

Contact Jocelyn Lyle by emailing or calling 202-667-6982 for more details or use the below sample bequest language:  

I bequeath [the sum of _________ dollars] [all the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate] [an amount equal to _____ percent of the net value of my estate] to Environmental Working Group (Tax Identification number 52-2148600), an environmental nonprofit organization located in Washington, D.C. [Optional:] It is my intent that this bequest be used for [specify program area].