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The Lancaster General Health Foundation Legacy Society is a visionary group of individuals who have made a provision for Lancaster General Health, Women & Babies Hospital, the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, the Lancaster Heart & Vascular Institute, The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences and other LG Health-affiliated entities through a variety of estate planning tools such as a bequest gift, a charitable gift annuity or a trust. New members are inducted in to this Society annually at the Lancaster General Health's Recognition Dinner in October.
 

There are currently 92 Legacy Society members who, through deferred giving, have demonstrated their commitment to the mission of Lancaster General Health and have helped to ensure a lasting legacy of good will and giving that endures for future generations.
 

The Lancaster General Health Foundation serves as the overall fundraising organization for the LG Health system, The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences and other LG Health-affiliated entities. If you have made a provision for LG Health Foundation in your estate plans or for more information about becoming a member of the Legacy Society and providing a legacy gift to an area that is important to you, please contact the Lancaster General Health Foundation at (717) 544-5956 or email Crystal Mills at cmills3@lghealth.org.
 

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Making A Legacy Gift

Thank you for considering Lancaster General Health Foundation and its affiliates in your estate planning. We encourage you to share the following suggested bequest language with your attorney as you prepare or revise your will.

 

Unrestricted Bequest

"I give and bequeath to Lancaster General Health Foundation (or name of LG Health-affiliate), in Lancaster, PA the sum of xxx dollars. This gift shall be used to further the mission of Lancaster General Health (or name of LG Health-affiliate) in such a manner as the Board of Trustees may direct."


You might choose to replace "the sum of xxx dollars" with one of the following:
 

"xx percent of my adjusted gross estate"

"all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate"

"xx percent of my residuary estate"
 

Codicil to Last Will and Testament

If your estate planning documents are up to date, you can simply draft a short codicil or amendment to the existing documents, using this or similar language:
 

"I, Sharon Smith, hereby amend my Last Will and Testament, executed on the 10th day of November in the year 2002. I direct that all provisions of that Will remain in effect but in addition direct that Lancaster General Health Foundation (or name of LG Health affiliate), in Lancaster, PA, shall receive the sum of xxx dollars to be used to further the mission of the Foundation in such a manner as the Board of Trustees may direct."
 

We appreciate notification of your intention of a Legacy Gift so that we can work with you on the designation of your gift. A LG Health Foundation staff member would be happy to talk with you and/or your advisor about particular language for wills and trusts. Please contact:
 

Crystal Mills, Major Gift Manager
Lancaster General Health Foundation
609 N. Cherry Street
P.O. Box 3555
Lancaster, PA, 17604-3555
(717) 544-5956
cmills3@lghealth.org

 




 

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