Wills and Bequests

Your will or living trust can create hope for hungry people when you establish a bequest to benefit Bread for the World or Bread for the World Institute. You can arrange a gift of a specific amount, a percentage, or even all or part of the residuum of your estate.

The following are suggested forms for making various types of bequests. This information is not intended as legal or financial advice. We encourage you to speak with your attorney or financial planner whem making or revising your will.

Residual Bequest

You may leave the residue of your estate after you have provided for family members and other beneficiaries. "I give and bequeath to Bread for the World, Inc. (or Bread for the World Institute, Inc.) of 425 3rd St. SW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC, 20024, the residue of my estate, to be used as its board of directors determines."

Percentage Bequest

"I give and bequeath to Bread for the World, Inc. (or Bread for the World Institute, Inc.) of 425 3rd St. SW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC, 20024, (name a specific percentage) of the total value of my estate to be used as its board of directors determines.”

General Bequest

"I give and bequeath to Bread for the World, Inc. (or Bread for the World Institute, Inc.) of 425 3rd St. SW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC, 20024, the sum of $ (or a specific item of property, such as real estate, stocks or bonds, automobile, etc.) to be used as its board of directors determines."

Tax ID Information

  • Bread for the World, Inc. (Tax ID Number: 13-2803276)
  • Bread for the World Institute, Inc. (Tax ID Number: 51-0175510)

We are happy to work with you and your attorney to design an estate plan tailored to your wishes. For more information, please contact:

Jim Lund
Vice President of Development and Membership
800/822-7323, ext. 1091
jlund@bread.org

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