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Bequests and Planned Giving

Remembering the South Suburban Humane Society in your will, trust or other estate plans allows us to help hundreds of thousands of animals through our progressive programs and services. These gifts are so special because they truly ensure the future of the South Suburban Humane Society and thousands of animals in need.

We appreciate your support of us through your own estate and planned giving as it recognizes our work to support pets and the people who love them.

There are many ways to benefit SSHS as you make final giving plans:

  • Name the South Suburban Humane Society as a beneficiary in a will or living trust

  • Create a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust and name the South Suburban Humane Society as the beneficiary

  • Name the South Suburban Humane Society as the beneficiary of a paid life insurance policy or a retirement account

  • Transfer gifts of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds

To include the South Suburban Humane Society in your plans, you need the information that follows:

Legal Name: South Suburban Humane Society
Legal Address: 1103 West End Ave Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Federal Tax ID: 23-7165004
Type of Organization: Illinois Not-For-Profit Corporation, 501(c)(3) exempt entity