Leave a Legacy at NYGH

Legacy giving, gifts of securities, insurance gifts and will bequests are thoughtful ways for you to play a larger role in helping NYGH provide excellent care in your own backyard.

You have the power to make a lasting impact on our shared community by making a planned gift to NYGH. It’s surprisingly simple and lets you leave a legacy that will serve your community for generations to come.

When you pledge to secure NYGH’s future, you will become a member of the Heritage Circle – a recognition society filled with generous donors who are setting an example for our community.

The generous act you make today will shape the future of NYGH, helping us go beyond care for generations to come. Each legacy gift offers its own tax and financial benefits. We encourage you to speak to your financial advisor, lawyer, or contact us to learn more.

Some of the most common ways to leave a legacy include:

If you are interested in leaving a will bequest to NYGH, bring this sample wording when you meet with your lawyer:

A WILL BEQUEST:
“My estate trustees shall pay the sum of $__(or transfer assets with an equal value) to North York General Hospital Foundation, Toronto, ON, with charitable registration #88875 1245 RR0001 for its own use absolutely.”

A RESIDUAL BEQUEST:
“My estate trustees shall pay the sum of $__ (or transfer assets with an equal value) to North York General Hospital Foundation, Toronto, ON, with charitable registration #88875 1245 RR0001 for its own use absolutely.”

If you are a wealth advisor or lawyer, the Foundation would be happy to partner in your client’s philanthropic giving.  Click here >> for recognition details and sample wording.

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This information does not constitute or substitute legal, accounting or other professional advice. Please consult with your professional advisor to make decisions that suit your unique circumstances and charitable goals.