• Leaving a Legacy: 8 things your favourite charity wants you to know before you go

    May 26, 2014

    State Your Wishes As many as 70% of Canadians do not have a will. In the next two decades 3.5 million Canadians are expected to die, leaving an estimated $1.5 trillion to their families and community. With only 30% of Canadians having a will, it means about 2 million Canadians will end life without a […]

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  • What is “Leave A Legacy”?

    May 9, 2014

    May is Leave A Legacy month. But what does that mean?* Almost everyone has a favourite charity. The reasons why a charity is close to your heart are as varied as the charities themselves. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a public awareness campaign that promotes the benefits of leaving a bequest in your Will to help […]

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  • Workshop for Leave A Legacy Month

    May 6, 2014

    The Aberdeen Health Foundation is pleased to be partnering to bring this special learning opportunity to our community. This presentation is geared toward staff, volunteers, and Board members of registered charities. A great opportunity to learn how to harness the power of conversation and make planned giving a valuable part of your fund development strategy. […]

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  • Making a Difference in the Lives that Follow

    May 1, 2014

    Bob Porter was a man who enjoyed helping others, and although he supported many causes and charities, he often didn’t want recognition for his good deeds. “Bob was the type of person that if he saw anybody who needed anything, he would for sure give it without even thinking about it,” says Linda Fraser, a […]

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