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Beneficiary Designations




A way to share your legacy with your family, friends and neighbors.

Beneficiary Designations

Naming Buffalo Toronto Public Media as a beneficiary of your financial accounts, retirement assets or life insurance is an effective and efficient way to support the future of public television in our community. Making a gift through a beneficiary designation is a simple and convenient three-step process.

Contact your financial institution, retirement plan administrator or life insurance company and request a beneficiary designation form.

Click the links below for beneficiary designation language.

Return the form to your financial institution, retirement plan administrator or life insurance company and then contact Buffalo Toronto Public Media to share the wonderful news!


A beneficiary designation can also help avoid the expenses and possible delays that can be experienced with the probate process.


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To learn more about naming Buffalo Toronto Public Media as one of your beneficiaries, please contact Colleen Miller at (716) 845-7031 or cmiller@wned.org. We would be honored to work with you and your advisors as you consider your plans.

Please consult with your professional advisor for advice on the full impact of your charitable gifts on your financial and/or legal circumstances.

Beneficiary Designation Language for
Western New York Public
Broadcasting Assoc.


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Beneficiary Designation Language for
The WNED Foundation
Western New York Public


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