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Remembering D.A. Blodgett - St. John's as a beneficiary in your will or trust can be a simple and impactful way to give, and can be achieved while also planning for your family after your lifetime. A gift through your will or trust is a convenient way to continue to support D.A. Blodgett - St. John's while still maintaining control of your assets during your lifetime. You will ensure that the important work at D.A. Blodgett - St. John's continues for years to come. You can leave a percentage or dollar amount.

Sample Bequest Language
"I give ____ (amount percentage, or specific amount or residue) to D.A. Blodgett - St. John’s, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, for use for any purpose or purposes without restriction."

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An Example of How It Works

Young family with kidsMeet Tom and Martha. When they got married and created a will, they included a $75,000 gift to D.A. Blodgett - St. John's. As the family grew to include three children, Tom and Martha decided to revise their gift to ensure their children's future financial security.

They met with their attorney and revised the gift language so that D.A. Blodgett - St. John's received a percentage of their estate, instead of a specific amount. Tom and Martha now rest easy knowing their plans will provide for the people and charitable work they love.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Kate Frillmann at 616-361-4117 or kfrillmann@dabsj.org for additional information on bequests or to chat more about the different options for including D.A. Blodgett - St. John's in your will or estate plan.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include D.A. Blodgett - St. John's in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: D.A. Blodgett - St. John’s
Address: 805 Leonard Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Federal Tax ID Number: 38-1358163