Planned Giving

Your consideration of Five Acres Animal Shelter as you make plans for your estate are sincerely appreciated. Your gift will have a lasting impact on the lives of animals in our care. It is because of your support that we can continue to further our mission.

Your Will or Living Trust

Planned giving can allow you to donate more and make a difference that has a significant and lasting impact on the lives of animals. If you already have a will or trust, you should be able to add an amendment that fulfills your charitable wishes. There are additional tax benefits to these gifts and we recommend you discuss them with your legal advisor.

Some Options for Planned Giving Incude:

  • A gift of a specific dollar amount or piece of property to Five Acres Animal Shelter
  • Designate a percentage of your overall estate
  • Name Five Acres Animal Shelter as a contingent beneficiary

Sample Language for Your Bequest

  • Donate a Percentage of Your Estate:
    • I give and bequeath ____% of my estate to Five Acres Animal Shelter, a Missouri corporation currently located at 1099 Pralle Lane, St. Charles, MO.
  • Make a Specific Dollar Bequest
    • I give and bequeath the sum of $____ to Five Acres Animal Shelter, a Missouri corporation currently located at 1099 Pralle Lane, St. Charles, MO.
  • Make a Specific Gift of Property
    • I give and bequeath my home located at _________________ to Five Acres Animal Shelter, a Missouri corporation currently located at 1099 Pralle Lane, St. Charles, MO.
  • Contingent Gift
    • If (name of beneficiary) does not survive me, I give the remainder of my estate to Five Acres Animal Shelter, a Missouri corporation currently located at 1099 Pralle Lane, St. Charles, MO.

Other Options:

  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Retirement Plans – You can name Five Acres Animal Shelter as the primary or secondary beneficiary on your life insurance policy.
  • Transfer on Death Account (TOD) – You can name Five Acres Animal Shelter as the primary or secondary beneficiary on your IRA, 401(k),or 403(b). You can name Five Acres Animal Shelter as the beneficiary of a checking, savings, or other TOD account!

Legacy Circle:

Please let us know if you name Five Acres Animal Shelter as a beneficiary in your estate plan. We want to add you to our Legacy Circle so we can thank you and recognize you now for your future support.

 

Basic Information for your Legal Advisor:

Legal Name: Five Acres Animal Shelter

Address: 1099 Pralle Lane, St. Charles, MO 63303

Federal Tax ID: 01-0756138