Create Your Legacy

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Thank you for your interest in Defenders of Wildlife’s planned giving program. We are honored that you would consider a legacy gift for wildlife. Because of generous, forward thinking supporters like you, Defenders will continue to fight for vulnerable wildlife and their habitats far into the future.

To request a FREE brochure on how to include Defenders in your will or other estate plans (or to let us know that you already have!) please use the form to the rightbelow.

And, please browse our website to discover the many ways you can contribute to the future of America’s wildlife and wild places, starting here.

If you are ready to include Defenders in your will or trust or by beneficiary designation, please use the below language:

“I give, devise and bequeath _____% of my estate/the remainder [of $_____] of my estate to Defenders of Wildlife, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) [Tax ID #53-0183181] located in Washington, DC.”

For additional questions or to speak with a member of the Planned Giving team directly, please contact us:

Jim Luerssen, Director of Planned Giving
Arielle Retrosi, Planned Giving Manager

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Bequests left to Defenders are crucial to our ability to protect imperiled species and their habitats for generations to come. Have you included Defenders in your will or other estate plans?