For those wanting to donate a portion of your estate to the Funny Farm Rescue, please be sure to include our registered name (“Funny Farm Rescue A NJ Nonprofit Corporation”), our Federal Tax ID # (27-4541946), and our address which is 6908 Railroad Blvd., Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Since there are several animal welfare organizations with somewhat similar names, this will ensure your exact wishes are carried out.
Sample Bequest Language:
“I give, devise, and bequeath to Funny Farm Rescue & Sanctuary a New Jersey 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation (EIN 27-4541946) located at 6908 Railroad Blvd., Mays Landing, NJ 08330 the sum of [all or a percentage] of the residue of my estate to be used for its general use and purpose.”
This is merely a suggestion as to content and should be written or adapted by legal counsel to fit your individual situation.
*Residue is defined as that which remains after debts and expenses of administration, legacies and all other devises have been satisfied.