Ways to Give:

Leave a Legacy

  • Support life-saving diagnosis & care for the next generation
  • Tax benefits for you or your estate
  • Variety of giving methods to suit any situation
  • Learn about ways to leave a legacy

Keep Your Legacy Close to Home

A legacy gift is one you plan now that will benefit hospital patients in the future. The three most common options are a gift in your Will, a gift of life insurance, or a gift of retirement funds (RRSPs and RRIFs).  You might be surprised to learn how little it costs to leave a legacy of compassionate, expert hospital care for family, friends and neighbours throughout Grey Bruce.  Check out our Bequest Infographic and discover how it could work for you.

A Gift in Your Will

A gift in your Will (bequest) enables you to support life-saving diagnosis and care for patients in the years to come without affecting your current income or standard of living. Tax savings are available for your Estate.

Download more information and sample language for Will gifts

A Gift of Life Insurance

A gift of life insurance can be an excellent way to use a policy you may no longer need to make a gift that will make a significant difference for patients. There are tax savings for you during your lifetime – or for your Estate, depending on how your gift is arranged.

Learn more about giving with life insurance.

A Gift of Retirement Funds

Designating us as beneficiary, alternate or partial beneficiary of your RRSP or RRIF plan is one of the simplest and most private ways to make a legacy gift to the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation. There are significant tax advantages for your Estate.Download more information on RRSP/RRIF giving.

Thank you!

Our Caring for Tomorrow Society recognizes those who plan legacy gifts. You are under no obligation to tell us about your gift, but we would like to acknowledge your thoughtfulness and welcome you into this group of committed and passionate supporters. If you prefer, your gift can also remain anonymous.

If you plan to leave a gift in your Will or other legacy – or if you would like additional information, please complete our quick reply form. To mail us your Legacy Gift Reply Form, click here for a printable version. You can also contact:

Willard VanderPloeg 
Charitable Giving Advisor
519.376.2121 ext 2736

What is Your Will Power?

Brightshores Health System Owen Sound Foundation and its sister foundations are proud partners in the national Will Power movement.  Learn more about the impact your Will can have for patient care at your regional hospital in Owen Sound.  Visit: http://www.willpower.ca

GBHS Foundations gratefully acknowledge the support of Bayshore Broadcasting for the Will Power campaign throughout Grey Bruce.


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