We believe that all living animals possess an intrinsic value, which is manifested in their creation, and that humans must become responsible stewards of their care.  A planned gift will help to ensure the long-term financial health of WendRover Pet Connection and secure our ability to continue our mission.

By recognizing WendRover Pet Connection in your will, trust, or insurance policy, or by setting up an annuity, you can be certain our organization will be assisting homeless animals for years to come. Along with donating to a great cause, a planned gift can also be a great tax deduction.

To assist you with this important process, we recommend that you contact your attorney.

There are many ways to leave a legacy of your love.

There are many ways to leave a legacy of your love.

After you have made a planned gift naming WendRover Pet Connection as a beneficiary, we hope you will let us know. By leaving a bequest you are leaving a legacy of that love and ensuring that your estate plans reflect your values and who you are.

Will or Trust Gifts

Gifts through Will or Trust

When you make a bequest to WendRover Pet Connection, you will ensure that some or all of your assets will be used to help fund our organization in the future. There are several types of bequests:

  • Specific Bequest – a specified amount, or specific asset, designated in your will or trust as a gift to WendRover Pet Connection
  • Residuary Bequest – designates that a specific percentage of your estate, or all, will be paid to WendRover Pet Connection after payment of all other distributions, including debts, taxes, expenses, and other bequests have been made.
  • Contingent Bequest – specifies that your estate, or a portion of it, will go to WendRover Pet Connection if your other named beneficiary(ies) predeceases you.

Sample Bequest Language:

To ascertain that your charitable intentions are carried out, all wills, living trusts and their codicils or amendments should be prepared by or with the advice of your attorney. You can share with your attorney the following language that can be included in your will or living trust and tailored to address your specific wishes:

I give to WendRover Pet Connection,  Federal I.D. No. 80-0452565, West Wendover, NV,  89883, (the sum of $______) (all or __% of the residue of my estate), to be used for its general purposes.

Retirement Gifts

Gifts of Retirement Plans

A gift to WendRover Pet Connection through a retirement plan (IRA, 401(k), 403(b), Keogh or other qualified retirement plan) is one of the easiest and most tax-effective ways to ensure a strong future for WendRover Pet Connection and the thousands of animals we help each year. Such assets, if given to an individual, will be subject to various kinds of taxes, but if given to a charity, such as WendRover Pet Connection, will not be taxed.

Get Started

To name WendRover Pet Connection as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, simply list it on your plan’s beneficiary designation form. Our legal name, address and taxpayer identification number are:

WendRover Pet Connection
PO Box 4272
West Wendover, NV 89883
Tax ID No.  80-0452565 

Life Insurance Gifts

Gifts through Life Insurance Plans

You can use your life insurance plan to fulfill your goals and meet the needs of the animals helped by WendRover Pet Connection.

All you need to do is to name WendRover Pet Connection as the beneficiary of your plan, using the following information:


WendRover Pet Connection
PO Box 4272
West Wendover, NV 89883
Tax ID No. 80-0452565


You can also donate your policy to WendRover Pet Connection and get a charitable deduction during the year of the gift.

Transfer Gifts

Transfer on Death Bank or Brokerage Account

An easy way to make a gift to WendRover Pet Connection is to name us as the beneficiary of your bank or brokerage account. You retain full control of the account during your lifetime, and on your death, any assets remaining will be transferred to Wendrover Pet Connection.  To get started all you need to do is obtain a beneficiary designation form from your banker or broker and fill it out with the name, address, and taxpayer ID number shown below:


WendRover Pet Connection
PO Box 4272
West Wendover, NV 89883
Tax ID No.  80-0452565 

Other Ways to Give

When one’s beloved pet crosses over the Rainbow Bridge, the parents and children who have been with their pet for many years may want to do something special. A monetary memorial gift to WendRover Pet Connection is a great way to help future generations of animals in your pet’s name.

In Lieu of Flowers
Sometimes when a loved one or special person in your life passes away, you may see a request to make a donation to that person’s favorite charity instead of sending flowers to the family. A donation to WendRover Pet Connection is especially meaningful.

WendRover Pet Connection

Located in the rural community of West Wendover, Nevada, and founded in 2018, WendRover Pet Connection is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit caring for and transporting dogs and cats who have found their way into West Wendover Animal Control, and have no other option at a second chance of life. The focus is to provide adoption services, critical transportation efforts, educational resources, and medical assistance for homeless pets as well as owned pets.