Bequests

Create a lasting memorial for your beloved four-legged family member.

There is no doubt that animals enrich your life and cause happiness and well being. As animal lovers, whether you had a rescue animal or not, you have been touched by an animal and the unconditional love they give whether you owned the animal, it was a family members or friends, or whether you just met an animal that left a lasting impression.

No matter the circumstances you can honor the animal for this love by leaving a lasting memory in the form of a support in the animal’s name that will help save another animal’s life.

You can accomplish this through a donation or through your will or trust. Following please find some language for your use.

BEQUESTS

Specific Bequest

I give, devise, and bequeath to Contra Costa Humane Society , a non-profit charitable organization Tax ID

#68-0281428 with offices in Pleasant Hill, CA, the sum of $         (then write out dollar amount) or (describe any real or personal property) to be used for its general purpose.

Residuary Bequest

I give, devise, and bequeath to Contra Costa Humane Society , a non-profit charitable organization Tax ID

#68-0281428 with offices in Pleasant Hill, CA, the all (or %) of the rest, residue or remainder of my estate, to be used for its general purpose.

A Contingent Bequest

If any of the above-named beneficiaries should predecease me, I hereby bequeath his or her share to Contra Costa Humane Society, a non-profit charitable organization Tax ID # with offices in Pleasant Hill, CA, to be used for its general purpose.

WILL

I hereby leave (amount spelled out)(amount in number form) to the non-profit organization known as the Contra Costa Humane Society (Tax ID #68-0281428) currently located in Pleasant Hill, CA, to be used for its ongoing programs and general purpose.

PLEASE NOTE: Contra Costa Humane Society provides the above language as guidance for your use. All language and terms noted in a legal document should be reviewed by an attorney.

For more information please contact:
Contra Costa Humane Society
171 Mayhew Way, Suite 101
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
phone: (925) 279-2247 x 306
email: cnickerson@cchumane.org