Planned Giving

Join Your Legacy with Anera

For nearly 50 years, Anera has worked tirelessly in the Middle East on behalf of refugees and poor families in the communities that need it the most. Your planned gift ensures that Anera will be there tomorrow, so people throughout the Middle East may live with the dignity we all deserve.

By joining the Anera Legacy Society, you are demonstrating your deep commitment to the millions of individuals who benefit from Anera’s programs. Explore the information below to learn more about how your generosity today can ensure Anera’s financial sustainability for generations to come.

If you have questions or would like to learn more about how to leave a powerful legacy gift in your will, contact: Jainelle Blenhyne-Gaillard at or 202-266-9721.

Sample Language for Your Will

“I give, devise and bequeath the sum of $_____ or _____ percent of my estate to the American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera), a Washington, DC humanitarian corporation located at 1111 14th Street NW, #400, Washington, DC, 20005, for the general uses and the purposes of said institution.”

Legal Information

Legal Name: American Near East Refugee Aid

Address: 1111 14th St. NW Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005

Federal Tax ID Number: 52-0882226

Notify Us of Your Planned Gift

Please notify us if you have included Anera in your estate plans. In addition to welcoming you as a member of Anera’s Legacy Society, we would like to sincerely thank you for your generosity.

Contact: Jainelle Blenhyne-Gaillard at or 202-266-9721

Learn More About Planned Giving


Answers to frequently asked questions about planned giving. 


Suggested Language

Sample language for various types of bequest gifts including residual, contingent and restricted bequests.

Who Gives to Anera?

Meet some Anera donors to learn why they have decided to leave a legacy.

Anera Legacy Society

The Anera Legacy Society is a group of dedicated individuals who offer a legacy of hope for future generations of refugees and poor families in the Middle East. Learn about the benefits of joining the Anera Legacy Society.

Need Help Getting Started?


Jainelle Blenhyne-Gaillard
Annual Giving Manager or (202) 266-9721