Bequests

Benefits of creating a charitable bequest include:

  • Knowing that you are strengthening the future of Lighthouse Guild and helping those who have, or are at risk for, vision loss
  • Creating a lasting gift while maintaining control of your assets during your lifetime
  • Having the ability to change your designated beneficiaries at any time

The different kinds of bequests include:

Specific Bequest
I give and bequeath to Lighthouse Guild, a not-for-profit corporation located in New York NY, Tax ID number 46-4215298, the sum of $________ for its general purposes.

Residuary Bequest
I give and bequeath to Lighthouse Guild, a not-for-profit corporation located in New York NY, Tax ID number 46-4215298, ________ % of my residuary estate for its general purposes.

Contingent Bequest
If [name of beneficiary] does not survive me [or other condition], I give and bequeath to Lighthouse Guild, a not-for-profit corporation located in New York NY, Tax ID number 46-4215298, the sum of $________ for its general purposes.