Bequest Language

Planning for the future and creating the legacy you wish to leave is one of the most effective ways to ensure a lasting impact. Making a gift in your will or living trust, known as a bequest, can guarantee that your legacy endures.

Your gift may be a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate or the remainder after all other provisions are specified. Below is suggested language to take to your attorney for use in drafting your bequest.

Sample Language

I give and bequeath to the Center for Transforming Lives, Tax ID 75-0829389, a Texas nonprofit corporation organized in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas for the purpose of supporting the dual generation work with women and children through housing, education and financial stability.

  1. ____% of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.
  2. The sum of $__________________

If you have named Center for Transforming Lives in your will or trust, please let us know so we can ensure that your gift is used according to your wishes. Notifying us of your plans will enable us to plan for the use of your future gift. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will keep your name and gift in strict confidence.

Please contact Leslie Oliver at 817-484-1546 or loliver@transforminglives.org for more information.