Sample Language for Your Will or Trust - Brigham and Women's Hospital

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.

To leave a gift to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, use the following language:

I give, devise and bequeath to The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation with a tax identification number of 04-2312909, located at 75 Francis Street (c/o Development Office), Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, or its successor organization, (the sum of $ ________/percentage of ____% of my estate), to be used for its general purposes.

Should it become impossible or impracticable to carry out the designated purpose, I authorize the trustees of The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc. the discretion to determine an alternate purpose as near as possible to my wishes as stated herein.”

To leave a gift to Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, use the following language:

I give, devise and bequeath to The Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation a tax identification number of 04-2768256, located at 1153 Centre Street (c/o Development Office), Jamaica Plan, Massachusetts, 02130, or its successor organization, (the sum of $ ________/percentage of ____% of my estate), to be used for its general purposes.

Should it become impossible or impracticable to carry out the designated purpose, I authorize the trustees of The Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Inc. the discretion to determine an alternate purpose as near as possible to my wishes as stated herein.”

*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 the Brigham.

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

Useful Legal Information

Legal name: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc.
Address: 75 Francis Street (c/o Development Office), Boston, Massachusetts, 02115
Federal Tax ID number: 04-2312909

Legal name: Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Inc. 
Address: 1153 Centre Street (c/o Development Office), Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, 02130
Federal Tax ID number: 04-2768256

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