We understand that family and friends come first when planning for the future, especially when making a Will, but did you know that you can also support charitable organizations that are close to your heart by leaving them a gift in your Will?
A gift in your Will (or bequest) to Bruce Peninsula Hospice will make a real difference to the individuals and families who will need our support and companionship in the future at the most challenging time in their lives. With the support and generosity of the local community, our visiting hospice and bereavement support services are provided free of charge. BPH does not receive government funding and bequests make up a substantial part of our income.
Gifts in wills and bequests quite simply allow us to provide our services for the community and support and educate our volunteers who provide our compassionate care.
How to include Bruce Peninsula Hospice in your will
Naming Bruce Peninsula Hospice as a beneficiary in your Will is one of the simplest ways to support Bruce Peninsula Hospice.
To name Bruce Peninsula Hospice as a beneficiary in your Will, please note our legal name is: Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc. and include our address: 369 Mary Street, Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0 and Charitable Registration Number: 82244 9526 RR0001.
This very thoughtful gift will ensure our services continue to be available in our local community for years to come.
Sample Clauses (Please speak to your legal advisor about drafting or revising your Will.)
1. Specific Bequest (a gift of a specific amount or asset)
I give to Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc. currently located at 369 Mary Street, Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0, the sum of ___________ Dollars $__________ to be used for its general purposes.
2. Residual Bequest (a share of the remainder of your estate after other needs are met)
I give to Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc. currently located at 369 Mary Street, Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0, ___________% of the residue of my estate to be used for its general purposes.
What if I already have a Will?
If you have an existing Will, but would like to include a gift to Bruce Peninsula Hospice, you can make a codicil, which is supplementary to your Will and can make simple changes or additions to it. We recommend that you see your lawyer/legal advisor when making a codicil, so they can advise you about the process and draft the codicil correctly.
Benefits of Making a Gift in your Will to Bruce Peninsula Hospice
Your assets remain in your control during your lifetime.
You can change your gift in your Will if your circumstances change.
Your gift can be made for any amount.
A gift in your Will is an effective way to reduce estate taxes. There is no upper limit on
the estate tax deductions that can be taken for charitable bequests.
Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc. will issue an official receipt for the full value of the
You know that your gift will greatly benefit the individuals and families Bruce Peninsula
Hospice will assist in the future.
The information provided here is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal or
financial planning advice. BPH encourages all donors who are planning a bequest gift to consult with loved ones and seek independent legal and/or financial planning advice.
Have you already made a gift in your Will to BPH? If so, and you feel comfortable doing so,
please let us know so we can thank you and, if it be your wish, stay in touch with you about our services and activities.