Planned Giving

Your bequest, a gift truly from the heart, guarantees that our life-saving work continues.  Planned gifts are an important source of support in building a sound future for Prairie Paws Animal Shelter.


Although bequests are the simplest and most popular form of planned gifts, your gift can consist of almost anything — money, bank accounts, life insurance policies, securities, works of art or real estate.


Suggested Language For Wills


This language creates an unrestricted gift, which is especially valued since it is difficult today to anticipate the future needs of Prairie Paws Animal Shelter.  If you have a particular use in mind for your gift, we welcome the opportunity to work with you and your attorney on specific language to assure your gift will be used as you intend.  If you would like to remember Prairie Paws Animal Shelter in your will, you can do so by using the following language:


I hereby give, devise and bequeath unto Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, 3173 HWY K 68, Ottawa, KS 66067, a non profit organization, (the sum of $________________) or (____% of my estate) or (the following stock and bonds_________) or (specific items of property) or (the rest, residue and remainder of my estate).  This gift may be used to further the mission objectives of Prairie Paws Animal Shelter as the Board of Directors of Prairie Paws Animal Shelter may direct.


Prairie Paws Animal Shelter
3173 HWY K 68
Ottawa, KS 66067

(Contact the Executive Director for the Federal Tax ID #)


As with any important financial decision, you should contact your accountant or attorney for complete information and tax implications.