Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.
Suggested Bequest Language for Your Will

Unrestricted bequest
I give, devise and bequeath [identify here a specific sum of money or a specific asset] to Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation, 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105, Federal Tax ID 91-1156519, to be used for the benefit of Seattle Children’s Healthcare System, 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105, in such a manner as the Board of Trustees thereof may direct.

Contingent
In the event that all of the above-named beneficiaries shall not survive me, or shall die ninety (90) days from the date of my death, then I give, devise and bequeath [identify here a specific sum of money, a specific asset or the portion of the residual estate that would have been given to the primary beneficiary] to Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation, 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105, Federal Tax ID 91-1156519, to be used for the benefit of Seattle Children’s Healthcare System, 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105, in such a manner as the Board of Trustees thereof may direct.

Note
Many friends of Seattle Children’s wish to support special programs or needs of the hospital. Please contact us for specific language for your situation.

*If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by Seattle Children’s.

Please note: The policies of Seattle Children’s do not allow Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.

Useful Legal Information

Legal name: Seattle Children's Hospital Foundation 
Address: 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105
Federal Tax ID number: 91-1156519

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Lilah Helton

Lilah Helton

Senior Director

Seattle Children's Hospital Foundation

lilah.helton@seattlechildrens.org
206-987-6812

Monica Long

Monica Long

Senior Director

Seattle Children's Hospital Foundation

monica.long@seattlechildrens.org
206-987-8128