This is a wonderful giving opportunity, which will have a profound and lasting impact for the animals. It is a meaningful way to carry forward your values of compassion and care and ensure that you continue to create extraordinary change for the animals as part of your legacy.
Planned giving takes many forms and, in some cases, can provide you with additional income and/or reduce the amount of taxes you would regularly pay or your estate taxes. These options include:
By remembering Big Hands Little Paws in your estate planning, you will become a member of Little Paws Guardian Angel Society, a legacy society which recognizes and thanks donors during their lifetimes. You will receive a framed certificate of membership, choice of Big Hands Little Paws merchandise, complimentary admission for a friend to the Big Hands Little Paws annual event, recognition, in quarterly newsletter, website and social media forums (all, none or some – your decision) and the opportunity to share your story on our website about why helping animals is a passion of yours.
Your financial situation is unique. The information above is intended to provide general information on gift giving and should not be used as specific legal, tax or investment advice. Be sure to consult your financial advisory or retain tax and legal counsel to determine which planned giving opportunities are right for you. We will be pleased to provide more information to you and/or your advisors.
If you or your financial advisor would like more information about how you can include Big Hands Little Paws in your estate planning, please contact Pamela Goldsmith at Pamela@bighandslittlepaws.org or call her at 212 203 1892. We hope you will consider becoming a member of Little Paws Guardian Angel Society.