Planned Giving

Planned gifts are an impactful way to ensure that C.A.R.E.4Paws can continue our mission long into the future. Legacy gifts can take many forms, depending on your financial situation. Ultimately, all options allow you to make more substantial contributions to support a larger number of animals in need, while at the same time providing you with tax and financial benefits.

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Planned Giving Options

A gift or “bequest” from your Will or Trust: By remembering C.A.R.E.4Paws in your estate plans, you help ensure that we can continue assisting thousands of animals and pet owners in need for years to come. Not only can a bequest help change the future for our four-legged friends, but it gives you an opportunity to be permanently identified with an organization whose work you truly believe in.

Name C.A.R.E.4Paws as a beneficiary of your Retirement Plan (IRA), life insurance policy, bank account or pension. You can make a bequest through a will or trust or by naming C.A.R.E.4Paws as a beneficiary of an IRA account, life insurance policy, bank account, pension or company retirement plan.

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Once you have chosen the method of your bequest, all you have to do is include the below legal language: 

“I hereby donate (X dollar amount or X percent, or the entire residue, of an estate) to C.A.R.E.4Paws, Inc., a California Nonprofit Corporation.

P.O. Box 60524
Santa Barbara, CA 93160-0524

Tax identification number: 27-0207473

Date of incorporation: May 6, 2009″

Each of these gifts allows you to enjoy specific tax advantages, and we recommend that you contact a professional to discuss your personal financial plan. A few important things to consider: 

  • What is your charitable goal?

  • What do you want your legacy to be?

  • How can you make the largest impact with the gifts you make? 

For questions and more information regarding bequests, please contact us.