Leaving a legacy donation in your will or trust is a powerful way to personally make a lasting impact on the wildlife of El Dorado County. By including a charitable gift to Sierra Wildlife Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in your estate plan, you can ensure that your values and beliefs continue to be supported even after you are gone. Legacy gifts can take many forms, such as a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or even a specific asset, such as land or a vehicle. Not only will these legacy gifts help support our wildlife, but they can also provide tax benefits for your estate. By leaving a legacy donation in your will or trust, you can leave a lasting impact and ensure a better future for the wildlife in our area for generations to come.
Example of a language you can use in your estate planning: My [Executor (or) Trustee] shall distribute [the sum of $______ (or) ______% of the residue of my estate] outright to Sierra Wildlife Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Tax I.D. #68-0259827, current address P.O. Box 2127, Placerville, CA 95667. The intent of this gift is to be used, in the discretion of the organization, to further its general purposes.
**This is not intended to constitute legal advice and potential donors are strongly advised to seek independent professional advice.