Humane Legacy Society

Learn how to become a member

We hope you will consider joining the Humane Legacy Society. The members are a group of dedicated supporters who have made a future financial commitment to provide a voice for animals for generations to come.

Membership is easy. No immediate donation is necessary. You simply need to name the Humane Society of the United States as a beneficiary in your will, trust, insurance policy, donor advised fund, or foundation. You can make your gift anonymous or, with your permission, we can publicly acknowledge your commitment.

We hope you will consider including the Humane Society of the United States as part of your legacy. Your foresight will help create lasting solutions that celebrate animals and end suffering today and for the future.

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Join fellow the HSUS supporters on Giving Docs, a safe, secure and free-for-life suite of estate plan essentials. If you choose to include the HSUS in your estate plans, you'll be eligible for legacy society benefits!

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Membership benefits

A subscription to All Animals magazine and our annual report

Customized updates on your programs of interest

Invitations to events in your area

Updates from Kitty Block and program staff

An opportunity to share your story with others who care about animals as much as you do


To enroll, please complete the Humane Legacy online.

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