Planned Giving


Planned-givingThere are several ways you can name the SCHS as a beneficiary in your will or trust.
You may choose to give:

• Specific assets
• A portion of your estate
• Your residual estate after payment of other bequests
•You can state how you would like your gift to be used:
• For a specific purpose or program
• “Wherever the need is greatest,” allowing SCHS to choose how best to use your gift to fulfill our mission
• Our general operating fund
• Our endowment fund

Sample Bequest Language for Wills

  1. Residual estate (after other bequests or designations are named)

    “I give to the Sheboygan County Humane Society, Inc., located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the rest and residue of my estate to be used by the Sheboygan County Humane Society wherever the need is greatest.”
  2. Portion of the estate

    “I give to the Sheboygan County Humane Society, Inc., located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, _________% of my estate to be used by the Sheboygan County Humane Society wherever the need is greatest.”
  3. Specific amount

    “I give to the Sheboygan County Humane Society, Inc., located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the sum of $_________ to be used by the Sheboygan County Humane Society wherever the need is greatest.”
  4. Specific property

    “I give to the Sheboygan County Humane Society, Inc., located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, all of my right, title and interest in the following described real estate (insert legal description of property) to be used by the Sheboygan County Humane Society, Inc. wherever the need is greatest.”

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