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You want to leave money to Baystate Health Foundation in your will. You also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change. You can do both.
In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift. This type of donation to Baystate Health in your will or living trust, helps ensure that we continue our mission for years to come.
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When Pat and Tracy had children, they put together a will to protect their future and capture their values—a strong belief in the value of good health and the importance of giving back. Since Baystate Health’s Heart and Vascular Care Team had saved the life of Tracy’s grandmother Edith, they decided to honor Edith by including a tribute gift of $75,000 to us in their will.
Years later, as Pat and Tracy got ready for retirement, they decided to revise their gift to allow for the unexpected. They called their attorney and simply revised the will language so that their gift to Baystate Health was now a percentage of their estate instead of a specific amount. Pat and Tracy’s hope is that their gift in Edith’s honor is far larger than they originally planned. They also now rest easy knowing that if their financial conditions should change, their estate plans meet the needs for their family while still ensuring a future gift remembering Edith and Baystate Health.
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- Contact Kylie Johnson at 413-794-7789 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on making a gift in your will or trust or to talk about the different options for including Baystate Health in your estate plan.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- When you include Baystate Health in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Baystate Health Foundation, Inc.
Legal Address: 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199
Mailing Address: 280 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199
Federal Tax ID Number: 04-3549011
If you are interested in supporting a specific project, program or area of research, connecting with Kylie Johnson before you complete your gift can ensure we understand what you hope to support and can follow your wishes.
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.