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Sample Bequest Language
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Sample Bequest Language

All that’s needed to leave a legacy gift is a few sentences. Here is some information that will be helpful when you meet with your lawyer to draft or update your Will:

  • Our legal name is World Wildlife Fund Canada
  • Our charitable registration number is 11930 4954 RR0001
  • Our address is 410 Adelaide St W, Suite 400, Toronto, ON M5V 1S8
  • Our suggested wording for a residual gift is:
    “To pay WWF-Canada the residue (or share of the residue) of my Estate for such use and purpose as the Board of Directors may determine.”
  • Our suggested wording for a specific gift is:
    “To pay WWF-Canada the sum of $___ for such use and purpose as the Board of Directors may determine.”

If you have questions about what type of gift will work best for you, please contact us. We will be happy to work with you and your family to help you meet your goals.

To create a legacy of wildlife preservation, contact Maya Ahmad at 1-800-267-2632 ext. 7263 or mahmad@wwfcanada.org.

* When making decisions concerning your Estate, please seek independent professional advice from your lawyer or financial advisor.

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