Looking to the Future


Your planned gift to Paws With A Cause will strengthen our ability to serve more clients and communities in the future. The decision to make such a commitment to PAWS is an extension of your belief in our mission. We wish to provide you with the resources you need to make the process as straightforward as possible.

If you wish to name Paws With A Cause in your will or estate plan, we should be named as:

Paws With A Cause, a nonprofit corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the State of Michigan, with principal business address of 4646 Division St., Wayland, MI 49348-9727.

Federal Tax Identification Number: 38-2370342

Date of Incorporation: March 10, 1981

Paws With A Cause is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.   

Beneficiary Designations: If you are not ready to commit to making a gift in your will or estate, a simple and flexible way to remember Paws With A Cause in your planning is to make us a beneficiary of funds such as retirement plans, life insurance policies, and bank/brokerage accounts.

It only takes a few steps to make this possible:

  1. Contact the fund administrator to request a change-of-beneficiary form or download one from the provider’s website.
  2. Decide what percentage (1 to 100) you would like us to receive and list us on the form.
  3. Return the completed form to your plan administrator, company, or financial institution.

Please visit our https://www.pawswithacause.org/donate to learn about a variety of other vehicles for giving.

Start a Conversation

For support in thinking through how to begin the process of leaving a charitable legacy to strengthen PAWS’ work, please contact:

Teresa A. Newmarch
Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving
616-877-7297 x246

Let Us Know Your Plans

Paws With A Cause would like to recognize you as a member of our Legacy Society for the long-term commitment you have made. Please reach out to Teresa using the above contact information. She looks forward to thanking you personally and learning about what inspired your generous commitment to PAWS.