Bequest Language

Planning for the future and creating the legacy you wish to leave is one of the most effective ways to ensure a lasting impact. Making a gift in your will or living trust, known as a bequest, can guarantee that your legacy endures. Your gift may be a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or the remainder after all other provisions are specified.

Our federal tax ID number is: 84-1166148

Below is suggested language to use when drafting your bequest.

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Sample Language

Sample language for a specific or percentage bequest:

“I give, bequeath, and devise [dollar amount/description of asset or X percentage] of my estate to Water For People, a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, located at 7100 E Belleview Ave, Suite 310, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, to be used for its general purposes.”

Samples language for a residuary bequest:

“I give, bequeath, and devise [all or X percentage] of the rest, residue, and remainder of property, both real and personal, wherever situated, which I may own or be entitled to at my death, to Water For People, a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, located at 7100 E Belleview Ave, Suite 310, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, to be used for its general purposes.”

If you have named Water For People in your will or trust, please let us know so we can ensure that your gift is used according to your wishes. Notifying us of your plans will enable us to plan for the use of your future gift. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will keep your name and gift in strict confidence.

Please contact Kristine Mazzullo at 720-488-4555 or donate@waterforpeople.org for more information.