Planned Giving

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Your gift to LTWC creates a legacy of care for our wildlife and environment.

Your planned gift ensures that LTWC can continue its mission to raise, rehabilitate and release injured and orphaned wild birds and animals, which not only impacts the animals we care for directly, but future generations as well. Your generosity helps preserve our natural environment, which benefits us all.

We welcome any help we can provide with your planed gift. Please contact us at 530-577-2273 (CARE) or at info@ltwc.org.

Eagle Release

Sample Language for Planned Gifts

Legal Name: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc.

Address: 1485 Cherry Hills Circle, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.

Federal Tax Id: #94-2799765. Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt charitable organization, located at:

Year of Incorporation:  1979

Percentage of Estate:  I give to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., currently of 1485 Cherry Hills Circle, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, ___% of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Fixed Amount: I give to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., currently of 1485 Cherry Hills Circle, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, the sum of $___ to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Residue of Estate (after probate costs and other expenses): I give to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., currently of 1485 Cherry Hills Circle, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, ___% of the rest and residue of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Perpetual Endowment Fund: I request that my gift be maintained as a permanent endowment fund with only the income therefrom to be used in the daily operations of the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care.

Safety Language: Language added whenever a gift is restricted
In the event the purposes of the restriction, in the opinion of the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Board of Directors can no longer be served, the Board may devote any remaining assets exclusively for charitable purposes that: (a) are within the scope of the charitable purposes of charity (b) most nearly approximate the original purpose of the gift; and (c) benefits charity.

For more information:
Please contact Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care at 530-577-2273 (CARE) or info@ltwc.org.

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