Planned Giving

Create a Lasting Legacy with a future gift

When you leave Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in your will or estate plan, you know that your gift will save the lives of homeless and neglected animals, provide them with crucial healthcare, and find them loving homes for many years to come. On behalf of the thousands of animals the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society assists every year, thank you for your interest in supporting our work. 

There are almost as many variations to make a donation as there are needs to be met. Explore this section to discover new ways to make a gift that also takes into consideration your personal circumstances and the needs of your heirs.

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has partnered with FreeWill, a trusted estate planning tool that can help you complete your plans for free and in under 20 minutes. It's an easy way to protect your loved ones while establishing your legacy alongside MHHS. Start your free plan today >>

For more information on any of these options, please contact us at 518.434.8128 ext 204 or via email >>


Your Legacy Gift
Will & Estate Plans

You want to leave a gift to Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in your will or estate plan. You also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change. 

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Pet Guardianship

You may designate through your will or estate plan that your pets be entrusted to the care of family, friends, or Mohawk Hudson Humane Society.

Pet Guardianship >>

Beneficiary Designation

Naming Mohawk Hudson Humane Society as a beneficiary of one of your assets, such as your retirement plan, IRA or life insurance policy, is a convenient way to support our mission. It only takes a few minutes and a simple form. 

Beneficiary Designation >>

Stocks or Securities

To learn more about how to make gifts of appreciated stocks, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has partnered with a free stock-giving tool that walks you through the process of making a gift in under 5 minutes.

Make your stock gift today >>

Gifts from your IRA

Supporters 70.5 or older with a traditional IRA are eligible to make a potential tax-free donation to Mohawk Hudson Humane Society. These gifts are tax-free, regardless of whether or not you itemize deductions on your tax return. If you are 73 years old or older (or were subject to RMD's before), these gifts can even count towards fulfilling your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) for the calendar year.

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The Cluny Society

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society's Planned Giving Society

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