Suggested Language for a Bequest:

When including the WCU Foundation in your Will, please use our legal name - The West Chester University Foundation.

The following bequest language will serve for unrestricted purposes:

I hereby devise and bequeath (a percentage of, or dollar amount) of my estate to The West Chester University Foundation, P.O. Box 541, West Chester, PA 19381.

Since gift plans are the single best source to support and increase the University’s vital endowment, we encourage our generous donors to consider leaving bequests to “unrestricted use for the benefit of West Chester University.”

However, if you wish to designate your bequest to benefit a specific purpose, please contact Meredith Sossman, the Chief Development Officer of the Foundation to discuss your intent and the best way to phrase your gift in order to meet your intentions. Phone:  610-430-4192 or

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