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Legacy Circle

By including Animal Humane Society in your estate plans, you are creating your legacy – a legacy that will help find homes for animals in need, educate the community about responsible pet ownership, and investigate animal cruelty.

Planned gifts come in all sizes and are typically made through your will or by naming AHS as a beneficiary. By joining our Legacy Circle, you will ensure Animal Humane Society is always here for the animals who need us. That’s quite a legacy.

If you've included us in your estate plans, please let us know by filling out the Legacy Circle membership form.

Loved for Life

As a benefit of joining the Legacy Circle, members can enroll their pets in the Loved for Life program. Click here to read more


Squeaker's Loved for Life story

When Squeaker's owner could no longer care for him, he knew he could count on AHS to find him a new home. Click here to read their story.

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Roll Over!
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You're Invited to Our Upcoming Webinar
You're invited to a webinar!
Tax-Advantaged Giving: Cut Your Tax Bill While Helping Animals
Wednesday, November 20th, 7 pm or Thursday, November 21, noon
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Rescued Cat Repays Her Owner
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No Kids? You Still Need a Plan
Estate planning is for everyone, regardless of your marital status, income or age. Your life circumstances, however, will affect your plan. For example, estate planning for people without children has a different focus than planning for those with kids. More

Can't Help Right Now? Consider a Gift in Your Will or Trust
If you believe in our mission but don't want to part with money today, a gift in your will or living trust may be the donation option you've been looking for. More

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