If you would like to extend your support of Committee on the Shelterless to make a lasting impact, there are several gift arrangements to choose from. We recommend seeking the advice of trusted legal council specializing in planned gifts.

FAQ about Legacy Giving at COTS

Legal name: Committee on the Shelterless
Federal tax ID number: 68-0176855
Address: COTS, P.O. Box 2744, Petaluma, CA 94953

The foregoing sample language is intended only as a general guide for those preparing wills or trusts. COTS encourages individuals to retain competent counsel to assist in the development of an estate plan.

“I give (describe dollar amount, property to be given or proportion of residuary estate) to the Committee on the Shelterless, a nonprofit California organization with its principal offices in Petaluma, California, in the County of Sonoma, to be used for the benefit of the organization in such a manner as the Board of Directors may elect.”

Donors can fill out this brief form via Docusign, which signifies your intent to make a bequest or to make COTS the beneficiary of your estate in another way. Once submitted, the form is emailed to our Development Office. Jamieson Bunn, Director of Development, will then contact you to discuss your intentions and membership in our Legacy Society. Please contact Jamieson with any questions at jbunn@cots.org or (707) 789-6380.

By indicating your intent to make a planned gift to COTS, you have joined the COTS Legacy Society. This special society emphasizes the vital importance of planned gifts which secure the future of COTS.

Thank you for considering COTS in making your plans for your legacy. Please contact Jamieson Bunn, Director of Development, with any questions: (707) 789-6380 or jbunn@cots.org.