Black bully mix nuzzled in the grass gazes up with hope in her eyes

Planned Giving

You can make a lasting difference in the lives of animals!

End of life topics are never an easy subject to breach, but are important for so many reasons. Regardless of how much or how little you have to give, considering a way to leave a gift for the animals of Tucker County is a generous and lasting gesture of kindness. Discuss with your attorney the options to determine what will work best for you and your family. Some ways to give are listed below for your convenience.


Bequest by Will or Living Trust
Percentage of your estate
(Sample language: I give and bequeath____% of my estate to the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter, a 501(c)3 non profit organization whose principle office is currently located at 586 Brooklyn Heights Road Parsons, WV 26287, Tax ID# 46-5219772

Specific dollar amount
(I give and bequeath the sum of $______to the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter...)

Gift of property
(I give my property located at ________to the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter...)

Residuary bequest
(I give and bequeath all (or ____%) of the residue of my estate to the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter...)

Contingent gift
(If (name of beneficiary) does not survive me, I give the residue of my estate to the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter…)


Life Insurance Policies You can name the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter as the primary or secondary beneficiary of all or a portion of your life insurance policy.


Retirement Plan Assets the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter can be designated as the primary or secondary beneficiary of all or part of your unused retirement funds.


Charitable Trusts, Charitable Gift Annuities and More There are many estate planning tools that may provide income and tax benefits to you during your lifetime. We would be happy to work with you and your estate planning professionals to explore these options.


Including the Friends of the Tucker County Animal Shelter in your estate plans will guarantee a legacy of compassion and hope for generations to come. 

Have questions?

We are always happy to answer your questions. Reach out to our director and learn more about how planned giving can positively impact the lives of animals in Tucker County.