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Gifts From Your Will

Including Mercy Foundation North in Your Will

Make Mercy Foundation North a part of your personal legacy with a charitable gift from your estate.

Gifts from Wills and Trusts:
When making a charitable gift to a nonprofit organization, it is vital that the charity's legal name, address and other identifying details be used. To name Mercy Foundation North in your will or trust, please use the following suggested language:

Residual Bequest Language
A residual bequest comes to us after your estate expenses and specific bequests are paid:

I give and devise to Mercy Foundation North, Redding, CA, (EIN ??-???????) all (or state a percentage) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).


Specific Bequest Language
You can also name Mercy Foundation North as a beneficiary of a specific amount from your estate:

I give and devise to Mercy Foundation North, Redding, CA, (EIN ??-???????) the sum of $ ________________________ (or "____ shares of __________________ stock") to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).


Contingent Bequest Language
Mercy Foundation North can be named as a contingent beneficiary in your will or personal trust if one or more of your specific bequests cannot be fulfilled:

If (insert individual heir's name) is not living at the time of my demise, I give and devise Mercy Foundation North, Redding, CA, (EIN ??-???????) the sum of $ (or "all" or " ___________ percentage of the residue of my estate") to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).