Leaving a gift in your will (sometimes called a bequest) to a ministry or charity that you love is a great expression of your personal values, and it may be simpler than you think. We’ve developed language for the most common types of in-will gifts. These are suggestions and should be written or adapted by your legal counsel to fit your situation.
“I give _______ (% or dollar amount) of my estate to: Hope Ministries of Des Moines, IA for its general use.”
“I give ____ (% or dollar amount) of my estate to: Hope Ministries of Des Moines, IA for the (Name of the Project or Fund).”
Remainder of Estate
“I give and devise to: Hope Ministries of Des Moines, IA all (or state a percentage) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).”
Our Legal Name & Tax ID Number
Your legal counsel will need this information when assisting you with your estate plan.
Legal Name: Hope Ministries
Tax ID Number: 42-1512992