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Sample wording for your will

The simplest way to make a planned gift is to name The Library Foundation in your will.

Here is an example of wording that might be used to designate a fixed sum or percentage of your assets to The Library Foundation. A financial planner or estate attorney can explain more about your options, or you can view our Frequently Asked Questions for more detail.

 “I give to The Library Foundation. Inc., a nonprofit corporation, 620 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1025, Portland, OR 97204, (Federal Tax I.D. # 93-1190983), the amount of $ ______ or _____ % of the residue of my estate for purposes deemed appropriate by the Board of Trustees."

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