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Legacy Giving

Do you wish you could make a significant difference for animals’ in-need? Consider making a planned gift, such as a bequest in your will, to help animals without affecting your current income.

Legacy gifts allow us to help animals today, and to plan for tomorrow.

Making a Legacy Gift

A legacy gift is your living monument. Your planned gift can improve the lives of animals long into the future.

You could leave a gift in your will or add Toronto Humane Society as a beneficiary to your life insurance policy, RRSP, RRIF or securities. Whichever gift you chose, you will be supporting animals in-need.

Getting Started

The first step is planning. You may wish to work with a lawyer, financial advisor or both to develop an estate plan that reflects your wishes. If you already have a will, these professionals can work with you to update it to reflect your desire to help animals in-need.

If you aren’t ready to talk to a lawyer or financial advisor, try this online will-making service.

It’s simple and it’s all online!

Planning for Your Pet

Don’t forget your own pet: Where will your pet go if something happens to you?

No one wants to imagine their pet being homeless with no one to care for them. But in life, unexpected events can happen, leaving your pet without a caregiver. Do you have a plan for your pet, should they outlive you? Read our Planning For Your Pet’s Future newsletter to find out how to best prepare your pet for long-term success in your absence.

Contact Us

Contact us at fundraising@torontohumanesociety.com or 416.392.2273, ext. 2162 — we would love to hear from you!

Our legal name: Toronto Humane Society

Charitable registration number: 11925 9513 RR0001

Get started today to make a gift of love for tomorrow!

Plan Your Will

Willfora exists to help raise awareness about the importance of having an up-to-date will so you can protect your family. The service will continue to be free to you. Protect your pets even after you’re gone by leaving a legacy gift to Toronto Humane Society!

Willfora also helps to raise awareness about the massive impact people can make with a small gift in their will to their favourite charitable cause. Gifts in wills, also called legacy gifts, are the most cost-effective way to support a cause that is important to you. Click here to learn more.

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