BEQUEST WORDING FOR DONORS

The following is intended to help you draft a bequest that meets your intentions regarding Dartmouth-Hitchcock and/or Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. If you wish to support a particular program, we ask that you contact our office. Our legal name should appear as:

Legal name: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, Federal Tax ID number: 26-4812335

We suggest the following wording:

General Bequest of a stated sum of money:

  “I give to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, One Medical Center Drive, HB 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001, a New Hampshire nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 26-4812335 [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate:

  “I give to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, One Medical Center Drive, HB 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001, a New Hampshire nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 26-4812335, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

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

  “I give to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, One Medical Center Drive, HB 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001, a New Hampshire nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 26-4812335, 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 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, One Medical Center Drive, HB 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001, a New Hampshire nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 26-4812335, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate].”