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Sample Bequest Language

The following provides sample language for making a bequest, conveyed through your will, in support of UNC Lineberger.

Endowment Funds

“I give, devise and bequeath___________percent (___%) of my residuary estate [or, the sum of _________dollars ($____)] to The Medical Foundation of North Carolina, Inc. (the “Foundation”), located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. UNC Lineberger shall treat this bequest as part of its endowment, and the income paid out of the Fund shall be used for the benefit of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in any matter in which the Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center deems appropriate.”

Expendable Funds

“I give, devise and bequeath___________percent (___%) of my residuary estate [or, the sum of _________dollars ($____)] to The Medical Foundation of North Carolina, Inc. (the “Foundation”), located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. These funds shall be expended for the benefit of the UNC Linebeger Comprehensive Cancer Center in any matter in which the Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center deems appropriate.”

Restrictions

If you wish to restrict the use of these funds, we encourage you to contact Debbie Dibbert or Eli Jordfald at (919) 966-5905 for assistance. Also, we request that you include the following paragraph:

“If, in the opinion of the Board of Directors of the Foundation, all or part of the gift cannot appropriately be used in the manner herein described, the Board many use the gift for other purposes as nearly aligned to my original intent as the Board deems appropriate under the circumstances.”

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Questions? 
Call (919) 966-5905 to speak with a member of our staff or email us.

Donate by mail:
Print this form, enclose your donation and send to:
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
External Affairs Office
UNC-CH CB# 7295 
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295