PAWS SERVICES DURING COVID-19: OUR OLD CITY ADOPTION CENTER IS OPEN! CATS ONLY, APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED. BOTH CLINICS OFFER VISITS FOR SICK PETS, VACCINATIONS, AND SPAY/NEUTER BY APPOINTMENT (CURBSIDE SERVICE); NO WALK-IN SERVICES. WE CONTINUE TO RESCUE ANIMALS! FOSTER PLACEMENTS AND DOG ADOPTION BY APPOINTMENT AT OUR GRAYS FERRY SHELTER.
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Retirement Assets

If you are like most people, you probably will not use all of your retirement funds during your lifetime.

Making a planned gift to PAWS by allocating unused retirement assets from your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension, or other tax-deferred plan is an excellent way to help further our mission.

Typically, retirement plan balances are subject to both income and estate taxes. However, because PAWS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we won’t pay income tax on the distribution, nor will the gift be subject to estate tax. Your retirement assets may be pledged to PAWS by completing a beneficiary designation form provided by your plan custodian. Your estate planner, financial advisor, or accounting professional can advise you on the tax benefits, financial considerations, and savings associated with making a planned gift to PAWS.

Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society’s (PAWS’) Federal Tax ID# is 26-3862631.

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Hanak, Major Gifts Officer, at 267-320-6429 or lauren.hanak@phillypaws.org.

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INCLUDE PAWS IN YOUR WILL OR ESTATE PLAN


With a bequest to PAWS, you’ll join our Legacy Society and ensure we can continue serving the pets who’ll need us most.

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GIVE THROUGH YOUR DONOR ADVISED FUND


Make an impact today by recommending a lifesaving grant to PAWS directly from your DAF.

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DONATE STOCK AND OTHER SECURITIES


It is easy to support PAWS through a gift of appreciated securities while also receiving additional tax benefits.

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