Wills, Bequests & Estate Gifts
The Potter League's shelter was built and our endowment created by bequests and other gifts thoughtfully planned by animal lovers and friends of the shelter. Our shelter is the basis of all the Potter League's activities and has been a temporary home for thousands of dogs and cats.
The endowment and its annual revenues are responsible for the Potter League's financial stability. Gifts conveyed to the League under one's will are used to insure our future, provide unwanted animals with the best housing and care possible, and continue to make a humane impact in our community. Bequests enable the Potter League to forever make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them.
Bequests and other types of planned gifts may sound complex and only applicable to the very wealthy. Actually, the concept of giving gifts that are funded by assets rather than current income is not complicated. If you own property, have a pension plan or a life insurance policy, you have assets and you can consider making planned gifts to the Potter League. The advice of your lawyer or accountant prior can also be of great help.
The animals and people at the Potter League are always extremely grateful for donations and gifts of any size. By making a bequest intention to the Potter League for Animals in your will, you join others who have assured that animals will be protected forever and become a member of the Forever Friends Society.
And when you plan a gift to the Potter League in your long-term estate or financial plans, you help ensure that we'll be here, committed to the animals, for many years to come. Use the links below to learn more about estate planning options.
Forever Friends Society Brochure and Form [PDF]
Press Release, February 2016 – RANDAL S. POIRIER, FINANCIAL PLANNER, MAKES DONATION TO HELP ANIMALS