Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.

“I give ___ (residue, percentage, or specific amount) to American Humane Association, having its principal offices at 1400 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, to be used for its general support.”

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*If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by American Humane.

Please note: The policies of American Humane do not allow American Humane or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.


Legal name: American Humane Association
Address: 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036
Federal Tax ID number: 84-0432950

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