Bequest Language

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding the different organizations within Memorial Health System, be sure to include the correct legal name, address, state, and Federal tax ID for the specific organization you wish to support. You'll find a list of this information at the bottom of the page. 

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give [insert local foundation name], [insert address], a [insert state] nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number [insert federal tax id], [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to [insert local foundation name], [insert address], a [insert state] nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number [insert federal tax id], [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to [insert local foundation name], [insert address], a [insert state] nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number [insert federal tax id], all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to [insert local foundation name], [insert address], a [insert state] nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number [insert federal tax id], [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate].”

 

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding Abraham Lincoln Foundation, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 36-3492268.”

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 36-3492268, [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 36-3492268, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 36-3492268, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, IL  62656, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 36-3492268, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property or percentage of residual estate].”

Decatur Memorial Health Foundation

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding Decatur Memorial Health Foundation, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Decatur Memorial Health Foundation, 2300 N Edward Street, Decatur, IL 62526-4163, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 37-1169605.”

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give to Decatur Memorial Health Foundation, 2300 N Edward Street, Decatur, IL 62526-4163, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1169605, [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to Decatur Memorial Health Foundation, 2300 N Edward Street, Decatur, IL 62526-4163, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1169605, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to Decatur Memorial Health Foundation, 2300 N Edward Street, Decatur, IL 62526-4163,an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1169605, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Decatur Memorial Health Foundation, 2300 N Edward Street, Decatur, IL 62526-4163, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1169605, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property or percentage of residual estate].”

Memorial Medical Center Foundation

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding Memorial Medical Center Foundation, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Memorial Medical Center Foundation, 701 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62781, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 37-1110301.”

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give to Memorial Medical Center Foundation, 701 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62781, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1110301, [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to Memorial Medical Center Foundation, 701 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62781, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1110301, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to Memorial Medical Center Foundation, 701 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62781, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1110301, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Memorial Medical Center Foundation, 701 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62781, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1110301, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property or percentage of residual estate].”

Passavant Area Hospital Foundation

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding Passavant Area Hospital Foundation, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Passavant Area Hospital Foundation, 1600 West Walnut St, Jacksonville, IL  62650, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 46-1037396.”

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give to Passavant Area Hospital Foundation, 1600 West Walnut St, Jacksonville, IL 62650, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 46-1037396, [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to Passavant Area Hospital Foundation, 1600 West Walnut St, Jacksonville, IL 62650, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 46-1037396, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to Passavant Area Hospital Foundation, 1600 West Walnut St, Jacksonville, IL 62650, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 46-1037396, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Passavant Area Hospital Foundation, 1600 West Walnut St, Jacksonville, IL 62650, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 46-1037396, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property or percentage of residual estate].”

Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc.

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc., 201 E Pleasant, Taylorville, IL 62568, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 37-1337485.”

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give to Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc., 201 E Pleasant, Taylorville, IL 62568, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1337485, [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc., 201 E Pleasant, Taylorville, IL 62568, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1337485, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc., 201 E Pleasant, Taylorville, IL 62568, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1337485, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc., 201 E Pleasant, Taylorville, IL 62568, an Illinois nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 37-1337485, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property or percentage of residual estate].”