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Ceaselessly Requested Questions: Legacy Giving with the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society


    November is “Make a Will” month and a time we frequently obtain inquiries from kind-hearted animal lovers who need to know extra about how they will make a distinction within the lives of animals, even after they’re gone.  

     In case you are contemplating making a legacy present to the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, now we have compiled solutions to ceaselessly requested inquiries to information you. Listed here are some issues you might need to take into account if you’re planning on leaving a legacy present in your will to assist animals in want. 

    How do I am going about leaving a present in my will? 

    First, it’s a good suggestion to speak to your executor so they’re conscious of your intention to depart a legacy present. When making ready your will, be certain that you embody the kind of present you propose to depart (certain quantity or residue portion of your property) to the Ontario SPCA. Embrace our identify, charitable donation quantity, and any particular directions (packages, areas of curiosity, and so on.) you want to go away.  

    For extra details about legacy giving, learn right here. 

    What does my donation assist? 

    Your beneficiant present will assist quite a lot of totally different life-changing initiatives, together with pressing medical look after animals, day-to-day care and enrichment whereas animals wait for his or her without end households and spay/neuter packages to assist cut back pet overpopulation. It should additionally help caretakers in managing feral cat colonies, permit us to move animals who want properties to areas of the province the place households are ready to undertake, and it’ll be certain that our teaching programs proceed to create a brighter future for animals.  

    Whereas now we have quite a few packages designed to assist and look after animals in want, your charitable bequest might be directed to a selected to a program you wish to assist. 

    Click on right here for extra details about our packages and the assist we provide to animals. 

    What’s the Ontario SPCA’s authorized identify?

    Our authorized identify is the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and/or Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. When leaving a present for the animals in your will, please guarantee to incorporate our identify in your written directions.  

    What’s the Ontario SPCA’s charitable donation quantity? 

    Our charitable donation quantity is: 88969-1044-RR0002. It is very important embody this quantity in your will, as it’s distinctive to our charity and ensures that your present involves the suitable place. 

    What sort of present can I go away? 

    You possibly can go away presents in any quantity to the Ontario SPCA to assist assist animals in want. Items in wills, in any other case often called a charitable bequest, can create a long-lasting change that can enhance animal welfare for generations of animals. It may be a certain quantity or a portion of the residue of your property.  

    As you permit your mark on the welfare and care of animals, you can too select the precise location in your present. This fashion you possibly can select to assist a selected animal centre. We’ve 12 animal centre areas throughout Ontario.  

    The place can I get extra info? 

    Go to for extra info on go away a present in your will.