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Invest in a Better World for Local Animals with a Gift of Securities

Did you know there may be benefits to donating securities to the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County?  Gifts of appreciated stock, bonds, and mutual funds to charitable organizations such as the Humane Society can render significant tax advantages to donors as compared to cash contributions. Why give investments? It’s a simple process.  All you need to do is call your financial advisor with the details listed below. You do not have to pay capital gains taxes on long-term investments you donate to charitable organizations such as the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County.* You can deduct the full fair-market value of the asset(s) that you donate from your income taxes (for investments you have owned for more than twelve months).* Proceeds from the sale of your donated investments will be used to save animal lives and improve animal welfare in our community. *Subject to IRS guidelines and limitations. Information for donors who are interested in making a gift of appreciated stock or bonds: Inform your broker that you would like to donate publicly traded securities to the Humane... Read More

Don’t judge a book by its cover: Adopt a less-adoptable animal!

At the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County, we think that all of our animals are equally adoptable and... Read More
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Combating animal homelessness across multiple fronts

Like many challenges facing communities, combating animal homelessness does not have a simple, one-step solution. Across the world, animal homelessness... Read More

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