Sample Bequest Language
Unrestricted Gift: I give, devise, and bequeath to Los Padres ForestWatch ______ [dollar sum] to be used for its general needs.
(Please note that in lieu of leaving a specific sum, you the donor may include language designating a percentage of your estate that you wish to give).
Residuary Gift (this gift leaves any remainder after all other bequests have been paid out): I give, devise, and bequeath to Los Padres ForestWatch ______ percentage of the residue of my estate to be used for its general needs.
Contingency Gift (this gift holds only if a primary intention cannot be met): In the event that _______ predeceases me, I give, devise, and bequeath his/her bequest or portion to Los Padres ForestWatch to be used for its general needs.
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