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Wills and Living Trusts
You want to leave money to the VFW in your will. You also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change. You can do both.
In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift. This type of donation to the VFW in your will or living trust helps ensure that we continue making a difference in the lives of veterans and their families for years to come.
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- Contact Chrissy Mason at 816.968.1119 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on bequests or to chat more about the different options for including the VFW in your will or estate plan.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include the VFW in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Address: 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Federal Tax ID Number: 44-0474290
An Example of How It Works
In 1942, Lloyd Kahle was working as a naval inspector in Washington, D.C., when he decided to join the Air Force. To his dismay, enlistment was closed, and he was drafted to the Army. Now Lloyd, a lifetime VFW member, is standing up in support of our veterans. He has included the VFW in his will by simply sharing bequest language with his estate planning attorney, and he hopes to inspire other veterans to do the same. His special gift to the VFW will benefit his local Post and the many programs funded by the VFW National Headquarters.
"This gracious man and brave defender is an important piece of our nation's history," said John E. Hamilton, former VFW Adjutant General. "Now he will be an integral part of the future, both for today's veterans and tomorrow's troops. His legacy will always live on."