Morbihan: a benefactress bequeaths more than a million euros to an association for the defense of animals

Already committed during her lifetime, she leaves a beautiful gift to the animals upon her death. A benefactress from Morbihan has bequeathed assets worth more than one million euros to the Stéphane Lamart association, committed to the defense and protection of animal rights, the organization announced in a press release on Thursday.

Based in Boissy-Saint-Léger (Val-de-Marne) and working at the national level, the association was bequeathed the property, two life insurance policies and the bank accounts of Joëlle Poisson, a resident of Guidel, in Morbihan. , who died on May 5.

During her lifetime, Joëlle Poisson had already opened her 3.5 ha property to the association to house a dozen donkeys seized for mistreatment. The legs of the benefactress should allow Stéphane Lamart to continue the work of protecting these animals.

A property intended for animals

“It was indeed the wish of Joëlle Poisson and her husband Bernard to continue by our side and to work beyond their lifetime to participate in animal protection”, reacts Stéphane Lamart, founder of the association to his name. The house bequeathed to his organization should be able to accommodate many other animals.

“It is a beautiful farmhouse of 230 m² with lots of space, as well as a pond for geese and ducks, but our association will also be able to accommodate farm animals, cats, dogs… place is a real godsend for the association. Of course, we intend to honor the wish and the memory of Joëlle Poisson, our late benefactress and friend”, testifies the president of the organization.

The association also specifies that Joëlle Poisson made a bequest of 140,000 euros to the “Little sisters of the poor”, an association helping the elderly with few resources, in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine).

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