Planned Giving - Donate via a Will or Trust

Making a gift to Purrington Animal Rescue through your will or revocable living trust is a fast, flexible, alternative way to help us save homeless pets in the future.

If or when you name Purrington in your will or trust, please let us know your plans so that we can make the appropriate notations on our end. And, of course, we would like to extend our thanks to you for helping us continue on our mission!

There are a variety of ways you can donate through your will or trust:

Specific Gift

Using this method, you describe exactly what kind of gift you want to leave to Purrington, along with the source of that gift. If you want to leave a specific dollar amount from a specific source or a particular item, this is the type of bequest you would use. Here are two examples:

Jean states in her will: "I leave my stamp collection to my grandson, Greg. I leave my beach house to my daughter, Maria. I leave my securities to Purrington Animal Rescue."

Mary states in her will: "I leave $50,000 to my nephew, Stephen. I leave $20,000 to Purrington Animal Rescue."

Residuary Gift

This type of bequest is honored after all other bequests have been made, and all debts, expenses, and taxes have been paid. Here's an example:

Elizabeth states in her will: "I give all the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to Purrington Animal Rescue."

Contingent Gift

This type of bequest is fulfilled if certain conditions are met. For instance, if your primary beneficiary does not survive you, you can indicate your next choice through a contingent bequest. Here's an example:

Robert states in his will: "I give all the rest, residue and remainder of my real and personal estate to my wife, Susan, if she survives me; if not, then 50 percent in equal shares to my children who survive me and 50 percent to Purrington Animal Rescue."

Thank you again for considering us as part of your legacy. Remember to let us know what your plans are so we can make sure your gift is used as intended.