Sample Bequest Language

Leaving a gift in your Will to a ministry that you love is a great expression of your Christian faith, and it may be simpler than you think. If you would like to do this, consider including this language in your Estate Plans:

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General Support

If you want to support the overall mission of Denver Rescue Mission, please use the following language: "I, {name of donor}, of {city, state, zip}, give, devise and bequeath to Denver Rescue Mission, located at 6100 Smith Road, Denver, Colorado, 80216, a Colorado non-profit corporation, the amount of $ {amount}, or {percentage} % of my estate, or the property described herein; for its unrestricted use and purpose."

Specific Program

If you want to support a specific program fund of the ministry organizations dear to your heart, use the following language: "I, {name of donor}, of {city, state, zip}, give, devise and bequeath to Denver Rescue Mission, located at 6100 Smith Road, Denver, Colorado, 80216, a Colorado non-profit corporation, the amount of $ {amount}, or {percentage} % of my estate, or the property described herein; for {specific program}."

Federal Tax ID#

Denver Rescue Mission's Federal Tax ID#:  84-6038762

Going Forward:

Now that you have a basic idea of what you need to do to create your Will, here are some additional resources to help answer any questions you may have:

This information is not intended as legal, accounting or other professional advice. For assistance in charitable planning, consult an attorney for legal advice or the services of a qualified professional.