Gift Planning

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Estate Planning

Please consider Breathe New Hampshire in your will or trust as a thoughtful and meaningful way to help ensure that we continue our critical mission of eliminating lung disease. Leaving a legacy through a bequest or another gift planning method may reduce your estate taxes, as well as provide you with other benefits, including:

  • Your assets remain in your control during your lifetime.
  • You can modify your bequest, IRA or life insurance policy at any time if your circumstances change.
  • You can make a lasting impact.
  • You can quickly and easily include Breathe New Hampshire in your plans.
  • You will become a member of the Dr. Robert B. Kerr Legacy Society.

Bequests (gifts by will or living trust):  You can provide for your family first and then your charitable interests by leaving a specific amount, percentage of, or remaining balance of your will or trust to Breathe New Hampshire. 

Here is some suggested wording to bring to your attorney: 

After fulfilling all other provisions, I give, bequeath and devise __% of the remainder (or $___ if a specific amount) to Breathe New Hampshire, a New Hampshire charitable organization with offices at 145 Hollis Street, Manchester, NH 03101

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs): You can name Breathe New Hampshire as a beneficiary of all or part of your retirement fund. Contact your plan administrator to request a change of beneficiary form.

Insurance Policies: You can name Breathe New Hampshire as a beneficiary or transfer ownership of the policy directly to the organization. Contact your plan administrator.

Learn More: If you would like to consider Breathe New Hampshire in your estate planning, please contact Breathe New Hampshire at 603.669.2411 or email As always, please remember to consult your attorney or financial advisor when making any changes to your plans. 

Please consider letting us know if you have included Breathe New Hampshire in your plans, so we can ensure your wishes are honored and include you in the Dr. Robert B. Kerr Legacy Society. As a member, you may elect to keep your membership anonymous, or be included in the promotion of the Society. Our public acknowledgement allows us to recognize you and it provides a unique opportunity for your leadership to inspire others to learn more about how they too can make a difference.

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