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The Legacy Circle consists of Seattle Audubon members who have chosen to make a lasting commitment to birds and nature by naming Seattle Audubon as a beneficiary in their will. The Legacy Circle is a way for us to acknowledge those individuals who have chosen to make this special type of gift. 

We are grateful to our Legacy Circle members for making our work possible and for helping to create the next generation of environmental stewards.  Over the years, bequests and planned gifts have provided vital support and helped to ensure that our education, conservation, and many different enjoyment opportunities are available to as many people as possible. You can help continue this tradition by designating Seattle Audubon in your estate plans.  

When you join The Legacy Circle, you play an integral role in making our mission and vision a reality for future generations. And, the expression of your individual values will provide hope, inspire others and have a real and lasting impact on Earth’s natural places.

Legacy Circle Benefits

  • A personalized membership certificate;
  • Seattle Audubon's EarthCare Northwest, our quarterly newsletter;
  • Personal invitation to Seattle Audubon's annual Rare Birds event;
  • Invitations to experience our work in the classroom and field, first-hand;
  • Invitations to special events; and
  • Knowing you've made a difference for generations to come.

Many passionate birders and conservationists have stepped forward and expressed their most cherished values by making a deeply meaningful gift to Seattle Audubon in their estate plans.

We invite you to join this special group of Seattle Audubon supporters who have made connecting people with birds and nature their personal legacy.

Whatever your stage of life, and whatever your family and financial situation, there is a planned giving option that is right for you.

 

Ready to take the next step? Contact Development Director Claire Catania at (206) 523-8243 ext. 105 or clairec@seattleaudubon.org

Already made arrangements? Download our Legacy Circle committment form to let us know of your plans. 



"One of the most important lessons my
parents taught me is that it is important to give time and money to charitable organizations. I have been impressed
with Seattle Audubon from the beginning of my involvement with the dedication and
knowledge of the staff. This is why I see my gift to Seattle Audubon's Legacy Club as so important - the education of our future birders and stewards of our environment.

Seattle Audubon - with its solid science, dedicated volunteers and staff, and love for the planet will help save it for the people we leave behind - and if I can help in a small way, that helps make my life worthwhile."


-Rebecca Evans, Legacy Circle Member

 

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