Different Methods for Funding a Funeral Service

By: George Darte
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A funeral can strain some people's finances, and they may find it challenging to put together sufficient money for a funeral service of a family member. This aspect adds strain and stress during an already difficult situation.

How To Fund A Funeral Service

At George Darte Funeral Home, we know that there are ways to fund a funeral service if your circumstances do not allow you to afford it yourself. Here are some ways to do this:

  • Pre-Planning - This is a straightforward way to ensure that your family does not have to scramble to make financial arrangements for your funeral. When you pre-plan, you also pre-pay, and the price is locked in when you sign the contract. This takes the burden of paying for the service, off your family member's shoulders, after your death. Another advantage of pre-planning is that the service will be held as you want it.
     
  • Government-Sponsored Programs - Various government-run programs can be beneficial for families needing money for funeral services. You can conduct an online search to find one that works for you when you need some funding the most.
     
  • Crowdfunding - This is another good way to accumulate funds for a funeral service if you can’t afford one yourself. There are several crowdfunding platforms, and you can create an account and get funds from donors. You can spread the word about your requirement via social media.
     
  • Ask Family And Friends – Some of the options mentioned above may not be suitable for your needs. In this case, you can ask family and close friends for the funds you need. Smaller contributions from many people can help you pay for the funeral without having to wait for funding from unknown donors or organizations. 

For more details, please call George Darte Funeral Home at 905-937-4444 or use our Contact Us form. One of our team members will call you shortly to answer your queries.

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