Sample Language for Your Will or Trust
The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.
“I give to The Humane Society for Seattle/King County, a nonprofit corporation currently located at 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005 or its successor thereto, ______________* [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”
Legal name: The Humane Society for Seattle/King County
Address: 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005
Federal Tax ID number: 91-0282060
* 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 Seattle Humane.
Please note: The policies of Seattle Humane do not allow Seattle Humane or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.
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