Bequest Language

Legal name: Oxfam America, Inc.
Legal address: 226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2206
Federal tax ID number: #23-7069110

Sample Bequest Wording

Sample #1, Percentage bequest:

I give and bequeath to Oxfam America, Inc. (of 226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2206) for its general charitable purposes an amount equal to _____% of my gross estate, as finally determined for federal estate tax purposes.

Sample #2, Residual bequest:

All [or ___% of] the residue of my estate, including real and personal property, I give, devise and bequeath to Oxfam America, Inc. (of 226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2206) for its general charitable purposes.

Sample #3, Bequest for a specific amount:

I give and bequeath to Oxfam America, Inc. (of 226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2206) the sum of $_________ for its general charitable purposes.

Sample #4, Bequest of specific property:

I give, devise and bequeath to Oxfam America, Inc. (of 226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2206) for its general charitable purposes my ______________________ (property, such as “100 shares of XYZ Corporation” or “my 9 x 12 oriental rug”).

Sample #5, Contingent bequest:

In the event that any of the above-named beneficiaries predeceases me, or that any of the above bequests shall otherwise not be effective, I give, devise and bequeath that share in question to Oxfam America, Inc. (of 226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2206) for its general charitable purposes.