BEQUEST WORDING FOR DONORS

The following is intended to help you draft a bequest that meets your intentions regarding Cooley Dickinson Health Care. If you wish to support a particular program, we ask that you contact our office. Our legal name should appear as:

Legal name: Cooley Dickinson Health Care Corporation, Federal Tax ID number: 04-2103561

We suggest the following wording:

General Bequest of a stated sum of money:

  "I give to Cooley Dickinson Health Care Corporation, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01061, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2103561 ___________________Dollars ($___________)."

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate:

  "I give to Cooley Dickinson Health Care Corporation, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01061, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2103561, [insert here a description of the particular property]."

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid:

  "I give to Cooley Dickinson Health Care Corporation, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01061, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2103561, [all] [a portion] of the rest of my estate."

Contingent Bequest if you are not survived by certain individuals:

  "If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Cooley Dickinson Health Care Corporation, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01061, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2103561, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate]."

 

The following is intended to help you draft a bequest that meets your intentions regarding Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice. If you wish to support a particular program, we ask that you contact our office.

Legal name: Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, Federal Tax ID number: 04-2104788

We suggest the following wording:

General Bequest of a stated sum of money:

  “I give to Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060, a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2104788 [insert here the exact dollar amount].” 

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate:

  “I give to Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060, a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2104788, [insert here a description of the particular property].” 

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid:

  “I give to Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060, a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2104788, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if you are not survived by certain individuals:

  “If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060, a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 04-2104788,  [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate].”