Planned Giving

Bequest Language

How to include the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation in your will or trust:

Please feel free to change the numbers or percentages as you desire in the bequest language samples provided:

  • Bequest of Cash
    “I give and bequeath to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation,the sum of $10,000 to be used for the general purposes of the Foundation.”
  • Bequest of a percent of the estate
    “I give and bequeath to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, 20% of my estate to be used for the general purposes of the Foundation.”
  • Contingent Bequest
    “In the event that any of the above named beneficiaries shall not survive me,or shall die during the administration of my estate, within ninety (90) days from the date of my death,or as a result of a common disaster, then I give and bequeath that beneficiary’s share of my estate to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, to be used for the general purposes of the Foundation.”
  • Residuary Bequest
    “I give and bequeath to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, the rest,residue and remainder of my estate to be used for the general purposes of the Foundation.”
  • Restricted Bequest
    Bequests may be restricted for specific areas of our work such as research and programs. Please contact us for assistance in determining how to best make this bequest.