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641 S St NW Suite 200

1.800.833.6243

admissions@yfu.org

Planned Giving

Youth For Understanding USA Bequest Information

Through effective planned giving, you can balance your personal financial goals and your charitable interests while possibly realizing significant tax benefits. Various types of planned gifts are possible, ranging from bequests to charitable trusts and gift annuities.

A bequest is one of the most meaningful legacies you can provide and will have a lasting impact. Your executors will be able to make sure your gift is fulfilled. To include a bequest to Youth For Understanding USA in your will, we suggest this simple statement:

"I give, devise, and bequeath to Youth For Understanding USA (commonly known as YFU USA), at 641 S Street, NW Washington, DC 20001, ____% of remainder and residuary of my estate (or $ ____ if specific amount, or otherwise describe the gift) for the general purposes and uses of the organization at the discretion of the Board of Trustees."

Please note that our incorporated name is Youth For Understanding USA and is registered in the state of Delaware. Our federal ID number is 02-0557010.

You can remember YFU USA in other financial instruments as well. You can designate YFU USA as a contingent beneficiary of an existing life insurance policy, or you can donate outright a policy you no longer need. Check with your insurance agent to learn how. Or, you can name YFU USA as a beneficiary of retirement, savings, or checking accounts and possibly avoid probate and estate taxes.

NOTE: For more information, contact Charlie Cadigan, YFU USA’s Planned Giving Officer at (202)774-5237.