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Bequest Language

Type of Bequest When to Use It How to Say It
General Bequest Use this type of bequest if you wish to give the VFW a stated sum of money. I give $15,000 to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Tax ID 44-0474290),406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO.
Percentage of Remainder Bequest Use this type of bequest if you wish to give the VFW a percentage of what is left of your estate after taking care of loved ones. I give to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Tax ID 44-0474290), 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO, a sum equal to _____percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.
Contingent Bequest Use this type of bequest if you wish to make a gift to the VFW only on the condition that a certain event must occur first I give to $25,000 to my wife, Susan, provided she survives me; otherwise, I give it to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Tax ID 44-0474290), 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO.

Beneficiary Designation Language

Please use the following language on a beneficiary designation form: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, (Tax ID 44-0474290), with its principal office at 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111.

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