A bequest in your will or other planned gift to The Anti-Cruelty Society helps provide support for our life-saving programs and services. Annuities and trusts can provide you with income during your lifetime while also providing for the animals. Gifts of whole life insurance, IRAs and real estate are other popular ways of giving.
We would be happy to provide you, your attorney or financial planner with the proper language for your will or other estate planning documents. With so many new animal organizations asking for your support, it is important that you provide the correct information when including The Anti-Cruelty Society in your plans; our proper name is The Anti-Cruelty Society also knows as the SPCA of Illinois, 157 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60654, (312) 644-8338, Tax I.D. Number: 36-2179814.
The Virginia Butts Berger Cat Clinic was constructed through a generous bequest to the Society. Virginia Butts Berger left a legacy that will help save the lives of 900 cats every year for years to come. Your bequest to the animals through The Anti-Cruelty Society will help ensure our life-saving programs and services will be here to help any animal in need well into our next century of caring and beyond.
The Rose Fay Thomas Society
Once you have made the important decision to provide a bequest or planned gift to The Anti-Cruelty Society, we invite you to become a member of The Rose Fay Thomas Society. Named after our founder, the Society recognizes the generosity of caring individuals who will make a difference in the lives of animals and the community well into the future. As a member, you will receive the following benefits:
- Recognition on the Rose Fay Thomas Society plaque in the Adoption Center lobby
- Listing in our Magazine and Annual Report
- Priority invitations to The Anti-Cruelty Society benefits and parties
- Discount at The Anti-Cruelty Society retail store and dog training classes
- The reward of knowing that you are part of a community of caring
For information about The Rose Fay Society contact:
The Anti-Cruelty Society
157 W. Grand Avenue
Chicago IL 60654