Gifts in Wills
You may choose to make a lasting gift with a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate to Richmond Hospital Foundation. When you are ready to include a charitable gift in your will, we recommend you speak with a lawyer or a notary public about drafting your will or adding a codicil to an existing will.
Samples of Bequest Wording
(A) GIFT WORDING FOR UNRESTRICTED USE:
“I give [$ _____ ] or [ _____ (all or %) of the residue of my estate] to Richmond Hospital Foundation, charitable registration number 11911 8883 RR0001, of 7000 Westminster Highway, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1A2, and I hope this gift will be used in supporting its highest priority needs.”
(B) GIFT WORDING FOR RESTRICTED USE:
“I give [ _____ $ ] or [ _____ (all or %) of the residue of my estate] to Richmond Hospital Foundation, charitable registration number 11911 8883 RR0001, of 7000 Westminster Highway, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1A2, in support of _____. If the Foundation’s Board of Directors decide, in their discretion, that unforeseen circumstances make the specific use of this gift no longer practical or desirable, the Foundation’s Board of Directors is authorized to apply this gift to other purposes that the Foundation’s Board of Directors decides conform as much as possible to the spirit and intent of this gift.”
Disclaimer: The above information is general in nature and should not be construed as legal or tax advice. We encourage you to work with your professional legal and financial advisors to make the best decision for your particular circumstances when making a planned gift.
Our Legal Name and Address
Richmond Hospital Foundation
7000 Westminster Highway,
Richmond BC, Canada V6X 2A1
Registered Charity Number:
11911 8883 RR0001
There are many different ways to make a legacy gift to Richmond Hospital Foundation including: