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Sample Bequest Language

Specific Amount


I, ___________________, hereby give, devise, and bequeath to the trustees of Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, New Jersey 07940, the sum of $__________ for its unrestricted use and purpose.

Percentage Amount


I, _______________________, hereby give, devise, and bequeath to the trustees of Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, New Jersey 07940, _______percent of my estate, for its unrestricted use and purpose.

Residual Amount


I, _______________________, hereby give, devise, and bequeath to the trustees of Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940 all (or ____ percent) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, for its unrestricted use and purpose.



Please note that "unrestricted" bequest language indicated above can also be replaced with more restricted language indicating support for scholarships or other areas of interest, such as Drew's College of Liberal Arts, Theological School, Casperson School of Graduate Studies, Athletics or a specific department or program. Please consult the Office of Planned Giving to discuss your intention.

Drew University highly recommends that prospective
donors consult with their personal attorney and/or estate planner.


Office of Planned Giving
University Advancement
Drew University
advancement@drew.edu
Telephone: 973-408-3226
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