Mbailassem is a young gorilla who was rescued from the illegal wildlife trade. After his parents were killed for meat, Mbailassem was sold to a zoo, where he languished in a cage all alone. Happily, he was rescued by a PASA member sanctuary where he received round-the-clock care and began to recover from his trauma. Now that he is strong enough, Mbailassem is learning how to play and interact with others.
Let your money help great apes and monkeys like Mbailassem when you no longer need it. Writing a will is the only way you can be sure that your assets will be distributed as you want, benefiting the people and causes dear to you.
Updating my will to include PASA only took a few minutes. Now I know that my money will protect great apes from extinction when I don’t need it anymore. I hope you’ll join me by remembering Africa’s primates in your will. — Gregg Tully
Join PASA’s Legacy Circle
PASA’s Legacy Circle is a group of supporters who have included PASA in their wills, protecting endangered gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys far into the future. A legacy gift is your opportunity to communicate your values and save endangered species for future generations.
How Will Your Legacy Gift Make a Difference?
Whether your gift is large or small, including PASA in your will or estate planning makes an extraordinary and lasting difference for the primates of Africa. You will provide long-term funding to rescue apes and monkeys from horrific situations and protect our closest relatives from extinction.
Your contribution supports a future where Africa’s great apes and monkeys can once again flourish in the wild. Legacy gifts are crucial to ensuring this vital work will continue.
How PASA Honors Your Legacy Gift
The Legacy Circle honors donors like you who envision a promising future for great apes and monkeys. When you join PASA’s Legacy Circle, you will receive special invitations to behind-the-scenes events, quarterly newsletters, our Annual Report, and special recognition on our website.
If you have already mentioned PASA in your will, please let us know so we can thank you personally and include you in our treasured Legacy Circle.
Benefits to You
Your legacy gift will rescue and care for animals in need well into the future, and it may also offer benefits today, such as:
- Cost little or nothing now
- Bypass capital gains tax and/or income tax
- Reduce estate tax
- Provide income to you
- Benefit your family
How Can I Make a Legacy Gift?
Below are several common options for you to include PASA in your planned giving. We encourage you to consult an attorney and financial advisor to best plan your gift. Certain options may provide greater financial flexibility and significant tax benefits.
You are welcome to contact us to discuss how a legacy gift can help you achieve your philanthropic and personal goals for you and your loved ones. All conversations are confidential and at a pace that is comfortable for you. Please email PASA’s Development and Digital Fundraising Specialist, Alexandra Reddy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will: Many of our supporters have included PASA in their will. By choosing this option, you will enjoy a comforting certainty that your assets will be utilized to their fullest potential to benefit future victims of the illegal wildlife trade in need of a sanctuary home to recover and thrive. You can write your will to ensure your heirs are provided for and leave the remainder to charity. If you already have a will in place, it’s surprisingly easy to add PASA – only a simple amendment or codicil is needed.
Click here to download samples of language to add PASA to your will.
Charitable Gift Annuity: Receive a tax deduction today and make a gift that pays you income for life.
Memorial Gift: Honor a friend or family member who shares your passion for protecting primates.
Other Ways to Make a Gift (all with tax advantages)
- Beneficiary Designations
- Appreciated Securities
- Retirement Plan Assets
- Life Insurance
- Real Estate
- Tangible Personal Property
Contact us today to discuss how you might choose to make a gift that saves lives for many years to come.