The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding VNA & Hospice Foundation, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, Inc., 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960, a Florida nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 59-2804739.”

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give to Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, Inc., 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960, a Florida nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 59-2804739 [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, Inc., 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960, a Florida nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 59-2804739, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, Inc., 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960, a Florida nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 59-2804739, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, Inc., 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960, a Florida nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 59-2804739, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate].”

 

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