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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.

Check out our monthly feature articles



Roll Over!
Would you like to make a gift that benefits you and the Animal Humane Society during this year-end giving season? You can! There is a special opportunity for donors who are 70½ and older, and it can offer you important tax benefits for the 2013 tax year. What is this unique gift? More

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
A few years ago, a stray cat arrived at our Woodbury location. She had been abused and was in terrible shape. Her face was wounded and she had an open gash in her leg. A medical examination revealed a broken tooth with an exposed nerve; a crushed nasal duct; and infections in her sinuses, chest, eyes, and ears. More

Why Is Now the Time to Give?
Donating before Dec. 31 can ensure that you will receive your entitled tax benefits this year. But when is a gift considered complete? More

Leave More for Your Loved Ones
If you are passionate about supporting the Animal Humane Society after your lifetime, there are many options that will make a big difference to those we serve. But our supporters often worry that the more they give to charitable causes, the less their children will receive. We have good news: With a tax-smart gift of retirement plan assets, you can make a significant impact and leave more for your heirs. More

End Your Year on a Generous Note
For most of us, 2014 was a year of financial ups and downs. So you may feel a bit unsure about the possibility of making a year-end gift to the Animal Humane Society. Fear not—we've assembled a group of gifts that can work for anyone. Whatever your charitable goals or priorities, you have options to support the Animal Humane Society today and into the future. More

3 Cases: Planning Rewards and Planning Wrecks
You've probably heard it said many times that it is vitally important to have your estate plans in order, but perhaps you are still not convinced. Here are three stories that highlight the benefits an estate plan can offer as well as the pitfalls that can result from poor plans. More