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Bequests

A Bequest to Support the Work of United Way of Pickens County

One way for you to support the mission and work of United Way of Pickens County upon your death is to leave a bequest. A bequest is an excellent way to donate cash, stock, real estate or even your car to a charitable organization in your will.
 
There are a number of ways you can make a bequest to United Way of Pickens County. Among those are:
 
Specific Bequest: A specific bequest involves making a gift of a specific asset such as real estate, a car, or a gift for a specific dollar amount upon your death. For example, you may wish to leave a gift of $10,000 to United Way of Pickens County.
 
Percentage Bequest: Another kind of bequest involves leaving a specific percentage of your overall estate. For example, you may wish to leave 10% of your estate to United Way of Pickens County.
 
Residual Bequest: A common bequest involves leaving a percentage of the residue (or remainder) of the estate to a charity. For example, you may wish to leave 10% of the residue of your estate to United Way of Pickens County.
 
In order to make a bequest, you should speak with your attorney or financial advisor. Your attorney can help you include a bequest to United Way of Pickens County in your estate plan. We have provided some basic bequest language to assist you and your attorney.

Recommended Language

If you are considering making a bequest to United Way of Pickens County, we recommend the following language:
 
Bequest of a Specific Dollar Amount:
 
I hereby give, devise and bequeath  $________ and No/100 dollars to United Way of Pickens County, a nonprofit organization located at 201 S. 5th Street, Easley, SC  29640, Federal Tax ID #57-0476249, to be used for the following purpose(s):______________________________________.
 
Bequest of Specific Personal Property:
 
I hereby give, devise and bequeath _______________________________ (DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY) to United Way of Pickens County, a nonprofit organization located at 201 S. 5th Street, Easley, SC  29640, Federal Tax ID #57-0476249, to be used for the following purpose(s):_________.
 
Bequest of Specific Real Estate:
 
I hereby give, devise and bequeath all of the right, title and interest in and to the real estate located at  (ADDRESS OR DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY) to United Way of Pickens County, a nonprofit organization located at 201 S. 5th Street, Easley, SC  29640, Federal Tax ID #57-0476249, to be used for the following purpose(s):_____________________________________.
 
Percentage Bequest:
 
I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____% of my total estate, determined at the date of my death, to United Way of Pickens County, a nonprofit organization located at 201 S. 5th Street, Easley, SC  29640, Federal Tax ID #57-0476249, to be used for the following purpose(s):________________.
 
Residual Bequest:
 
I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____% of the risidual of my estate to United Way of Pickens County, a nonprofit organization located at 201 S. 5th Street, Easley, SC  29640, Federal Tax ID #57-0476249, to be used for the following purpose(s):__________________________.
 
Contingent Bequest:
 
If my primary beneficiaries (spouse/children) do not survive me, then I hereby give, devise and bequeath _____% of my total estate determined at the date of my death to United Way of Pickens County, a nonprofit organization located at 201 S. 5th Street, Easley, SC  29640, Federal Tax ID #57-0476249, to be used for the following purpose(s)________________.

Contact Us

Please contact Mark Eisengrein at 864-850-7094, x108 if you have any questions about how to make a bequest, or to request any additional information that might be helpful to you and your attorney as you consider making a bequest to United Way of Pickens County.
 
If you have included a bequest in your estate plan, please contact us to let us know. We would like to thank you, and appropriately recognize your commitment to United Way of Pickens County.