Seattle Humane’s Legacy Challenge

For over 125 years, Seattle Humane has helped pets in need in our community. To support our lifesaving work today and for the next 125 years, please join Seattle Humane’s Legacy Challenge and help us unlock $750,000 in challenge funds!

By sharing your planned gift intention with us, you can help pets in our community and be part of our mission of saving lives and completing families — without costing you anything in your lifetime.

Each time that we are notified that a donor has named Seattle Humane as a beneficiary of a will, trust, or financial account, a gift to help pets will immediately be unlocked, equal to 20% of the value of that bequest, up to $50,000.

Planned gifts of any size are eligible

  
       Planned gift intention amountChallenge gift unlocked immediately
       $1,000$200
       $5,000$1,000
       $100,000$20,000
       $1,000,000$50,000 (maximum matching available)
       Undisclosed amount$1,000
  

Join the Legacy Challenge Today 

  • Include Seattle Humane as a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement or other financial account. 
  • Notify us that you have done so by completing this online form. You may also download, print and mail it to Seattle Humane, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005.
  • Your notification will unlock an immediate challenge gift to support pets in need. 

If you have ever considered creating a bequest or other legacy gift for Seattle Humane, now is the time.

We hope the Legacy Challenge encourages you to update your existing estate plan, or put something in place for the very first time. Your planned gift helps ensure that Seattle Humane continues its mission of saving lives and completing families for generations to come. Thank you!

Since matching funds are limited, please make your estate plan soon.

For more information about Seattle Humane’s Legacy Challenge, please contact:

Hailey Cassell, J.D.
Senior Major Gifts & Planned Giving Officer
(425) 373-5387  •  [email protected]

Please note that Seattle Humane employees may not give legal or tax advice, nor serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness. 


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