Remembering NCCS in Your Will
Creating a will does not have to be difficult or time-consuming. The following steps can help you get started.
- Document your Assets & Liabilities
This includes your home, investments, savings and insurance as well as mortgages, loans and credit card debt.
- Consult Professionals
Accountants, financial advisors and estate planning attorneys can help you create an estate plan that has a positive effect on your family and the world you leave behind.
- Plan to Leave a Legacy
Make a list of beneficiaries and what you want each to receive. If you decide to include NCCS in your beneficiary list, please let us know so we can properly acknowledge your gift.
Charitable bequests are an easy component of any estate plan and offer tremendous flexibility. You can continue to enjoy your assets during your lifetime and no immediate donation is required.
Following are a few of the most common kinds of charitable bequests with suggested language for naming NCCS as a beneficiary. Please feel free to adapt this language to fit your individual situation and/or contact us for assistance.
- Fixed Dollar Amount Bequest
I bequeath the sum of $____ to The National Children’s Cancer Society, a Missouri Corporation.
- Percentage Bequest
I bequeath to The National Children’s Cancer Society, a Missouri Corporation, an amount equal to _____percent of the net value of my estate.
- Residual Bequest
I bequeath the residue of my estate, after the satisfaction of all specific bequests and payment of all taxes and other costs attending my death to The National Children’s Cancer Society, a Missouri Corporation.
Inquiries regarding contributions through planned giving (wills, stocks and property) as well as through charitable remainder trusts should be directed to Mark Stolze, President, at mstolze@theNCCS.org or 314-446-5240.