The policy of the American Lung Association is to put all bequests to work in the state where the donor resides, unless the donor specifies otherwise by giving to the National organization to be used where needed and/or for research.
To make a donation to the Lung Association in your state, email gift.planning@LungUSA.org, or call 1-800-701-4009 to obtain the address and federal tax ID number of your local Lung Association. You may also find your local Lung Association listing on the home page of the American Lung Association Web site at www.LungUSA.org.
The American Lung Association National Office federal tax ID # is 13-1632524.
The suggested language to leave a bequest to your local American Lung Association is:
"I, (name), of (city, state ZIP), give, devise, and bequeath to (local American Lung Association name and address) (specific dollar amount or percentage of the estate or description of the property) to be used for its general purposes."
The suggested language to leave a bequest to the American Lung Association National organization is:
"I, (name), of (city, state ZIP), give, devise, and bequeath to the American Lung Association National Office, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20004-1725; (specific dollar amount or percentage of the estate or description of the property) to be used for its general purposes."
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The information in this Web site is not intended as legal advice. For legal advice, please consult an attorney. Figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income tax include federal taxes only. Individual state taxes and/or state law may impact your results.