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Gift In Your Will or Living Trusts / Bequests

You can include Pacific Battleship Center in your will as a way of investing in our plans to expand restoration efforts, improve and increase exhibits, and provide quality educational programs without having to give up crucial assets needed during your lifetime.

A charitable bequest to Pacific Battleship Center made in your will can take many forms. You can make a bequest to Pacific Battleship Center by designating a specific sum of money, a percentage of your estate, or the remainder of your estate after other beneficiaries receive the portion you designate.

Through a contingent bequest, you can make Pacific Battleship Center the beneficiary of your estate if your spouse or other beneficiary passes away before you. You can also create a charitable trust through your will that will benefit individuals you choose during their lifetimes with the remainder after they die passing to Pacific Battleship Center.

While you receive no immediate tax benefits from a bequest to Pacific Battleship Center, every dollar contributed is deductible for estate tax purposes, relieving your spouse and loved ones of added estate tax burdens.

To make a bequest to Pacific Battleship Center you will need to use the correct language in your will: “I hereby give and bequeath [cash amount or percentage amount you are giving] to Pacific Battleship Center, Los Angeles, California, for its general purposes.” To ensure that your wishes are followed exactly, we suggest include Pacific Battleship Center full name and address in your will:

Pacific Battleship Center
250 S. Harbor Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90731
501(C)(3) Tax ID Number 26-3934742



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Pacific Battleship Center
250 S. Harbor Blvd.
San Pedro, CA  90731
Phone:  877-446-9261
Contact:  Jonathan Williams, President & CEO
501c3 Non-Profit Tax ID:  26-3934742

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Kyle Aube

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Phone: 877-446-9261 ext. 747

* The content found on this site is general in nature and intended to be used for informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon as legal, tax, accounting or other professional advice. To determine how a gift or estate planning decision might affect your particular circumstances, it is expressly recommended that you consult an attorney, financial advisor or other qualified professional.

** Exclusive wall certificate, wallet card, and challenge coins are planned to be available in late 2022 or early 2023. In order to send these special mementos, we need to have a Commitment form on file.

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