How can I leave Avaaz a gift in my will?

Details you'll need 

If you already have a will... 

You can amend it to leave a gift for Avaaz, but you should consult with the lawyer who helped you make it. Most people choose to create a new will and destroy the old one, to avoid any possible confusion. Below you will find the information you'll want to give your lawyer or your bank in order to name Avaaz properly, and the precise language to use if you're in the US or the UK. If you're outside the US or the UK, you can use the language below as a draft, but you'll want to consult your lawyer to make sure the language you use ensures an effective gift. 

If you're making a will for the first time... 

You can use the language below to get started, if you're in the US or the UK. If you're outside the US or the UK, you can use the language below as a draft, but you'll want to consult your lawyer to make sure the language you use ensures your gift is effective.

"I give to the Avaaz Foundation a Delaware nonprofit corporation {deletion} with its principal offices at 27 Union Square W #500, New York, New York, or, in the event that Avaaz Foundation has lawfully transferred substantially all of its undertaking to another organisation, I give to such other organisation, [all (or ____ percent) of my residuary estate] or [the sum of [USD/GBP_______ ] to be used for its general purposes." 

It's important to note that each country has its own rules about how to create a valid legacy and its tax implications and we are not able to offer any advice here on those issues. As the laws and regulations concerning such gifts vary so widely, we recommend that you use the language above as a starting point, but consult with your legal and financial advisors to learn how a gift would work in your circumstances in your country. 

You might also need: 

Avaaz Tax ID: 20-5050267 

Avaaz legal address: 

27 Union Square W #500 

New York, NY 10003 

Contact Us 

If you have questions at any stage of the process or about any of the information on this page, 

Please do email legacy@avaaz.org and someone from our team will quickly get in touch.