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The Heritage Society

The Heritage Society is a group of donors who have made a gift to Family & Children’s Place in their will or estate plans.
Including the Family & Children’s Place in your will or trust is a meaningful way to help us continue to serve animals in need. Many of our programs and services have benefitted from individuals who had the foresight to include the F&CP in their estate plans.

Ways to make your legacy last

  • Include Family & Children’s Place with a gift in your will or trust

    Download sample bequest language.

  • A gift or assignment of qualified retirement plan assets

    A gift or assignment of qualified retirement plan assets, such as an IRS, 401(k) or 403(b) – Retirement funds paid to your children at your passing can get hit with income and estate taxes, but are tax-free to Family & Children’s Place.

  • Life-income gift

    A life-income gift that names Family & Children’s Place as a remainder beneficiary, such as a charitable remainder trust, or charitable gift annuity

  • A gift of life insurance

    Donate a policy and deduct future premium payments, or just name Family & Children’s Place as the policy beneficiary.

  • As a beneficiary of a bank account.

Heritage Society benefits

In addition to knowing the impact of your donation will support the Family & Children’s Place services or years to come, members receive the following:

  • Bi-annual Family & Children’s Place Newsletter
  • An opportunity to be a part of our “Heritage Highlights,” stories how and why other dedicated donors have decided to join the Heritage Society
  • An opportunity to include your name as a Heritage Society member in our annual report
  • Invitation to a personal tour of the Family & Children’s Place Child Advocacy Center

Interested in exploring how your legacy will make an impact, now and in the future, please contact our Leah Walker, Senior Vice President of External Affairs, at (502) 855-6075 or

Please consult your legal counsel, estate planner, or financial or tax advisor before committing to any Legacy Gift.

If you are ready to make your legacy gift now, click here. Please print and complete the form and return to

Family & Children’s Place
C/O Leah Walker
525 Zane St.
Louisville, Ky. 40203

All inquiries and information concerning your gift are treated with full confidentiality and strictly protected by Family & Children’s Place unless you specifically authorize otherwise by your signature.