BEQUESTS

A gift in your will (a bequest) is the most traditional way to provide significant help to carry out the mission of The Christ Child Society of South Bend, Indiana. It will provide layettes and clothing each year for thousands of needy children in our community.

Your gift in your will can be a specific dollar amount, a percentage or a part of your residuary estate. A gift can be made to the Endowment Fund or to the General Fund. For example:

Specific Bequest: “I give to The Christ Child Society, Inc. of South Bend, Indiana, Endowment Fund the sum of _____ dollars.” (or) “I give to The Christ Child Society, Inc. of South Bend, Indiana, General Fund the sum of _____ dollars.”

Percentage Bequest: “I give to The Christ Child Society, Inc. of South Bend, Indiana, Endowment Fund _____% of my estate.” (or) “I give to The Christ Child Society, Inc. of South Bend, Indiana, GeneralFund _____% of my estate.”

Residuary Bequest: “I give all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to The Christ Child Society, Inc. of South Bend, Indiana, Endowment Fund.” (or) “I give all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to The Christ Child Society, Inc. of South Bend, IN, General Fund.”