Suggested Clauses for Bequest Gifts

All decisions regarding estate planning should be discussed with your legal advisor

A specific amount or percentage

I give, devise and bequeath (insert here the sum, percentage, or description of property), to Northwest Harvest EMM or its successor organization, a nonprofit corporation as described in section 170(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, located at PO Box 12272, Seattle, WA 98102 to be used for its tax-exempt purposes.

The remainder of your estate after you have met family and other goals:

I give, devise and bequeath all (or a portion -- for example, fifty percent [50%]) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to Northwest Harvest EMM, or its successor organization, a nonprofit corporation as described in section 170(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, located at PO Box 12272, Seattle, WA 98102 to be used for its tax-exempt purposes.

A Gift that occurs only under a specific circumstance.

In the event that (insert name of primary beneficiary) shall not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, then I give, devise and bequeath (insert here the sum or residual portion of the estate that would have been given to the primary beneficiary) to Northwest Harvest EMM, or its successor organization, a nonprofit corporation as described in section 170(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, located at PO Box 12272, Seattle, WA 98102 to be used for its tax-exempt purposes.

Please let us know of your intention to include Northwest Harvest in your estate plans. We want to be able to thank you and to invite you to join the Harvest of Hope Legacy Society. If you have any questions, please contact Anne S. Knapp at 206.923.7491 or email anneK@northwestharvest.org.