Our Major Gift Donors are vital to LTWC’s lifesaving work.
The generous support of our Major Gift Donors gives us the resources we need to continue our mission of Raising, Rehabilitating, and Releasing wildlife.
Your contribution of $5,000 or more per year can make a tremendous difference. Major Gift Donors ensure that LTWC can help wild animals that have considerable care requirements, such as orphaned bear cubs or those injured in wildfires. They secure LTWC’s future, making our new facility a reality. They allow us to purchase the equipment, medicines and special diets necessary to help diagnose and treat dozens of different wild animal species every year.
By becoming a Major Gift Donor, you will be joining others who are driven by a compassion for wildlife and a love of nature. You will receive invitations to special Major Donors-only events at LTWC.
Your gift to LTWC creates a legacy of care for our wildlife and environment.
Your planned gift ensures that LTWC can continue its mission to raise, rehabilitate, and release injured and orphaned wild birds and animals, which not only benefits the animals we care for, but future generations as well. Your generosity helps preserve our natural environment, which benefits us all.
Sample Language for Planned Gifts
Legal Name: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc.
Mailing Address: PO Box 18530, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
Physical Address: 1551 Al Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Federal Tax Id: #94-2799765. Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization.
Year of Incorporation: 1979
Percentage of Estate: I give to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., currently of 1551 Al Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, ___% of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., shall, in its sole discretion, determine.
Fixed Amount: I give to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., currently of 1551 Al Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, the sum of $___ to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., shall, in its sole discretion, determine.
Residue of Estate (after probate costs and other expenses): I give to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., currently of 1551 Al Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, ___% of the rest and residue of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc., shall, in its sole discretion, determine.
Perpetual Endowment Fund: I request that my gift be maintained as a permanent endowment fund with only the income therefrom to be used in the daily operations of the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care.
Safety Language: Language added whenever a gift is restricted. In the event the purposes of the restriction, in the opinion of the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Board of Directors can no longer be served, the Board may devote any remaining assets exclusively for charitable purposes that: (a) are within the scope of the charitable purposes of charity (b) most nearly approximate the original purpose of the gift; and (c) benefits charity.
Workplace giving is a fantastic way to support LTWC!
If your company offers a workplace giving program, you can sign up to have a regular donation automatically deducted from your pay throughout the year. Many companies offer matching funds, which doubles your contribution!
Below is information that you will most likely need when signing up with your employer’s workplace giving program. If you need more information or have questions, please contact us at 530-577-2273 (CARE) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Tax ID: #94-2799765
Full Name: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc.
Address: PO Box 18530, 1551 Al Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Nonprofit Status: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care is publicly-recognized nonprofit organization in accordance with IRS Section 501(c)3.
Examples of companies with employees who donate to LTWC through workplace giving include Microsoft, Boeing, Pepsi, American Express, Bank of America, AIG and Aetna.
Our future is not possible without you.
We officially broke ground on the site for our new home in Summer 2015 and moved in Fall 2019. But we need your help to reach the finish line!
We are also offering special enclosure sponsorships. Please contact us at 530-577-2273 (CARE) or email@example.com to discuss your gift.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care every time you shop at Amazon, at no cost to you.
Shopping at AmazonSmile is identical to shopping at Amazon, with the added bonus that Amazon donates a portion of the purchase price of eligible items to LTWC!
To start supporting LTWC through AmazonSmile, simply go to smile.amazon.com, and select Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care as your charity.
While you’re at Amazon, be sure to check out LTWC’s wish list. Our wish list includes items that we regularly need to help feed and treat the birds and animals in our care — from food and formula to teaching toys! We happily welcome donations of any of the items on this list.
LTWC’s Amazon.com Wish List: bit.ly/ltwc-wishlist
We often get calls asking if we have a Wish List. Other than monetary donations, which we need for special diets, equipment and medicine, we also regularly update our Wish List on Amazon.com with items we need.
A few items that you’ll find on LTWC’s wish list:
“Squirrels can’t get enough peanuts!”
“This works very well for burns!”
“We use this to teach the bears how to search for food!”