How to Remember MAI in Your Will or Living Trust
Remembering Media Associates International (MAI) in your will or living trust allows you to make a significant gift to MAI and the advance of the Gospel through Christian publishing, while having full flexibility and control of your assets during your life. Once you have provided for the needs of your loved ones, a bequest allows you to give freely to what is closest to your heart.
Sample bequest language
Bequest language is simple. The bequest can indicate a fixed dollar amount, a percentage of the total estate or a percentage of the residual estate. We share the sample bequest language below with friends who wish to remember MAI in their wills or living trusts.
Gift of specific dollar amount
"I hereby give to Media Associates International (MAI), located in Carol Stream, Illinois, with FEIN tax ID 363360187, the sum of $_____"
Gift of specific percentage of estate
"I hereby give ___% of my estate [or, 'my Trust assets' if using a Living Trust] to Media Associates International (MAI), located in Carol Stream, Illinois,
with FEIN tax ID 363360187."
MAI as contingent beneficiary
"In the event any of my above-mentioned beneficiaries have not survived me, I hereby direct their shares to be distributed to Media Associates International (MAI), located in Carol Stream, Illinois, with FEIN tax ID 363360187."
Let us know your decision
If you remember Media Associates International in your will or living trust, please let us know. Although your plans are subject to change, we want to thank you properly for your significant and meaningful gift. Also, you may want to tell us about the MAI programs that mean the most to you and possibly designate your bequest to a specific project or area of MAI's work.
To tell MAI about your bequest or if you have any questions, please contact MAI President John Maust by phone, 630-260-9063, or email, firstname.lastname@example.org
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