Sample Bequests Language

Bequests offer the opportunity to perpetuate interest in the Junior League of Denver Foundation, Inc., beyond your lifetime. By providing support through a bequest, you leave a legacy of your interest that transcends generations and forms the cornerstone of the financial future of the Junior League of Denver, Inc.

There are three basic types of bequests to the Junior League of Denver Foundation:

Specific Bequest (dollar amount)

“I hereby give $________ to the Junior League of Denver Foundation, Inc. (TIN #84-1201624), a qualified 501(c)(3) organization, currently located at 1140 Delaware Street, Denver, CO 80204.”

Percentage Bequest (percentage of estate)

“I hereby give x% of my estate to the Junior League of Denver Foundation, Inc. (TIN #84-1201624), a qualified 501(c)(3) organization, currently located at 1140 Delaware Street, Denver, CO 80204.”

Residuary Bequest (allows all or part of remaining estate assets to benefit the Junior League of Denver Foundation, Inc., after debts, expenses, and specific bequests have been paid)

“I hereby give X% of the residue of my estate to the Junior League of Denver Foundation, Inc., (TIN #84-1201624), a qualified 501(c)(3) organization, currently located at 1140 Delaware Street, Denver, CO 80204.”

If you have any questions or would like additional information about making a bequest to the Junior League of Denver Foundation, we encourage you to contact us at 303-692-0270 ext. 103. Please note that the Foundation has organized the Helen Daly Peale Society to honor and recognize those who inform the Foundation of the intent to leave a bequest or other planned gift.