Legacy Gift Sample Wording

Suggested Wording for Legacy Giving

Bequest in Support of Sponsored SOS Child(ren)
“I give to SOS Children’s Villages Canada ______________________ (state share or percentage of estate or specific amount). I direct this money to be used to support any child(ren) sponsored by me at the time of my death, as long as said child(ren) remain(s) eligible for help under the standards and programs of SOS Children’s Villages Canada. I further direct that once my obligations to any child(ren) sponsored by me at the time of my death have been fulfilled, any funds remaining in this bequest be used to advance the work of SOS Children’s Villages Canada in support of other similar children at risk.”

Specific Bequest to SOS Children's Villages Canada
a) “My Executor / Trustee shall transfer to SOS Children’s Villages Canada the sum of $____to be used for the general purposes of the organization.”
b)“My Executor / Trustee shall transfer to SOS Children’s Villages Canada _____ shares of ______ to be used for the general purposes of the organization.”

Rest and Residue of Estate
“My Executor / Trustee shall transfer to SOS Children’s Villages Canada all [or ___%] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate after paying all debts, taxes, expenses and specific bequests. I ask that this gift be used for the general purposes of the organization.”

Legal Name
SOS Children’s Villages Canada

Canadian Charity Number
13824 7259 RR0001