Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

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The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a will or trust that meets your needs.

“I give to ChildFund International USA, a nonprofit corporation currently located at 2821 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, or its successor thereto, ______________* [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

*If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by ChildFund International.

Please note: The policies of ChildFund International do not allow ChildFund or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.

Legal name: ChildFund International USA
Address: 2821 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294
Federal Tax ID number: 54-0536100


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The content found on this site is general in nature and intended to be used for informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon as legal, tax, accounting or other professional advice. To determine how a gift or estate planning decision might affect your particular circumstances, it is expressly recommended that you consult an attorney, financial advisor or other qualified professional.