- Unrestricted Gift: A gift that can be used where need is greatest
I give, devise, and bequeath to Mercy Multiplied, _______(Dollars)* to be used for its general purposes.
- Residuary Bequest: Leaves any remainder after all other bequests have been paid
I give, devise, and bequeath to Mercy Multiplied, ________ percent of the residue of my estate to be used for its general purposes.
- Contingency Gift: Takes effect only if a primary intention can’t be met.
In the event that __________ predeceases me, I give, devise, and bequeath his/her bequest or share to Mercy Multiplied, to be used for its general purposes.
* Rather than leaving a sum certain, you can include language that refers to a percentage of your estate or a description of the property you wish to give.
Bequest provisions designated for a specific program or activity require additional language. Unless otherwise designated, all gifts given to Mercy Multiplied will be placed in the unrestricted operating budget. If you wish for your bequest to benefit a specific home, please make certain this is clearly stated. It is best to contact Mercy Multiplied in advance to ensure that your wishes are properly understood.