Estate planning is important regardless of the size of your estate. It will help you achieve your philanthropic objectives, preserve assets so they will be used according to 
your wishes, and provide security for your loved ones.

Your will is the cornerstone of your estate planning efforts-your most important legal
 document. With a little planning, you can ensure that your desires will be fulfilled.
 Charitable bequests can take various forms:

Specific bequest – designates JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL to receive a specific piece of property.

Example: “I give, devise and bequeath to JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL  all of my shares in XYZ Mutual Fund to support JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc. to be used as its board of directors shall determine in its sole discretion”.

General bequest – designates JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL to receive a specified dollar amount.

Example: “I bequeath to JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL the sum of $50,000 to assist epilepsy and seizure disorder patients to be used as its board of directors shall determine in its sole discretion”.

Residual bequest – designates all or a portion of whatever remains after all debts, 
taxes, expenses, and other bequests have been paid.

Example: “I give, devise and bequeath to the JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL fifty percent (50%) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to support the JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL to be used as its board of directors shall determine in its sole discretion”.

Contingent bequest – takes effect only if the primary intention cannot be met. This
 ensures that property will pass to the JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL than unintended beneficiaries-including the government.

Example: “If (Name of Primary Beneficiary) does not survive me, then I give, devise and bequeath to
 the JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL , all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to support the JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL to be used as its board of directors shall determine in its sole discretion”.

If you have remembered the JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc., of Sarasota, FL in your will, trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy, please let us know.

By doing so, you will qualify for membership in our Circle of Providers Giving Program.

We can consult with you and assist you, in confidence, in your planning of your will and/or trust. You should
 also consult with your attorney, who can assist you in drafting your will provision based on your specific needs and desires.

For more information, please contact:

JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc.
ATTN:  Bruce P. Chapnick
Executive Director
5428 Sundew Drive Sarasota, FL 34238
bruce@joshprovides.org
(800) 706-2740

JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc. is a Florida not-for-profit corporation. The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has determined that the Foundation is exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is a public charity under Section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation’s Federal Tax Identification Number is 46-2322505. An acknowledgement will be sent to the person or family you choose. Your gift will help people living with epilepsy and seizure disorders.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION NO. CH39093.

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