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Bequests to the National Foundation for Cancer Research


SAMPLE LANGUAGE FOR A WILL*


If your bequest is to be your residuary estate:


"All of the rest, residue and remainder of my property and estate, including any lapsed or disclaimed legacies of any character, whenever acquired and wherever situated, to which I or my estate may be in any manner entitled at the time of my death, including any property or estate as to which I may have any power of disposition or appointment (all of which is my "residuary estate"), shall be disposed of as follows:

I give, bequeath and devise my residuary estate in fee simple absolute to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD 20814."

If your bequest is to be a percentage of your residuary estate:


"All of the rest, residue and remainder of my property and estate, including any lapsed or disclaimed legacies, of any character, whenever acquired and wherever situated, to which I or my estate may be in any manner entitled at the time of my death, including any property or estate as to which I may have any power of disposition or appointment (all of which is my "residuary estate"), shall be disposed of as follows:

I give, bequeath and devise _____ percent ( ___%) of my residuary estate in fee simple absolute to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD 20814."

If your bequest is to be a specific amount of cash or securities:


"I give, bequeath and devise _______________ dollars ($ _______) or ______________ [hundred/thousand] (______) shares of my ________ stock to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD, 20814."

If your bequest is real estate:


"I hereby direct my [executor/executrix/personal representative] to sell my real estate located at [address/city/state], and give the net sales proceeds to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD, 20814."

* The sample language set forth above is not intended, nor is it provided, as specific legal services or advice for reliance by any person. Please consult your attorney who is familiar with your unique financial and personal needs and who will draft your will and/or appropriate trust(s) accordingly.

Bequests to the National Foundation for Cancer Research Restricted to Science Expenditures


SAMPLE LANGUAGE FOR A WILL*


If your bequest is to be your residuary estate:


"All of the rest, residue and remainder of my property and estate, including any lapsed or disclaimed legacies of any character, whenever acquired and wherever situated, to which I or my estate may be in any manner entitled at the time of my death, including any property or estate as to which I may have any power of disposition or appointment (all of which is my "residuary estate"), shall be disposed of as follows:

I give, bequeath and devise my residuary estate in fee simple absolute to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD, 20814, to be used for science expenditures only."

If your bequest is to be a percentage of your residuary estate:


"All of the rest, residue and remainder of my property and estate, including any lapsed or disclaimed legacies, of any character, whenever acquired and wherever situated, to which I or my estate may be in any manner entitled at the time of my death, including any property or estate as to which I may have any power of disposition or appointment (all of which is my "residuary estate"), shall be disposed of as follows:

I give, bequeath and devise _____ percent ( ___%) of my residuary estate in fee simple absolute to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD, 20814, to be used for science expenditures only."

If your bequest is to be a specific amount of cash or securities:


"I give, bequeath and devise _______________ dollars ($ _______) or ______________ [hundred/thousand] (______) shares of my ________ stock to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD, 20814, to be used for science expenditures only."

If your bequest is real estate:


"I hereby direct my [executor/executrix/personal representative] to sell my real estate located at [address/city/state], and give the net sales proceeds to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Inc. (Tax ID No. 04-2531031), a charitable corporation currently located at 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD, 20814, to be used for science expenditures only."

* The sample language set forth above is not intended, nor is it provided, as specific legal services or advice for reliance by any person. Please consult your attorney who is familiar with your unique financial and personal needs and who will draft your will and/or appropriate trust(s) accordingly.
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