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Bequest Language

Thank you for considering including Mercy Corps as a beneficiary in your estate plans. Following is sample language that you and your advisers can use to make a gift to Mercy Corps.

Legal Name and Address
Mercy Corps
45 SW Ankeny Street
Portland, OR  97204

Tax ID No. 91-1148123
 
Bequest Language

Specific Bequest
"I give $______ (or describe the real or personal property) to Mercy Corps, a nonprofit corporation of the State of Washington, headquartered in Oregon, to be used to further the mission of Mercy Corps."

Residuary Bequest
"I give to Mercy Corps, a nonprofit corporation of the State of Washington, headquartered in Oregon, all (or ___%) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, to be used to further the mission of Mercy Corps."

Contingent Bequest
Mercy Corps would receive a gift from your estate if, and only if, one or more of your named beneficiaries does not survive you.

"I give $___ to (name of beneficiary). If (name of beneficiary) does not survive me, this bequest will lapse and pass to Mercy Corps, a nonprofit corporation of the State of Washington, headquartered in Oregon, to be used to further the mission of Mercy Corps."

Restricted Gift
If you are interested in supporting a specific Mercy Corps program, please contact us for bequest language to ensure your wishes are carried out. For additional information and assistance, please contact Planned Giving Adviser, Gene Christian, toll free at 1-888-842-0842 or plannedgiving@mercycorps.org.
 
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