For Professional Advisors

Victoria Hospice is sincerely grateful for the expertise and support of the professional advisor community. The following information is provided to assist you as you guide your clients to achieve their philanthropic goals and objectives. 

Click here for an explanation of our organizational structure in relationship to our two financial entities: Victoria Hospice Society and Victoria Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation. 

Please contact us if you need any additional information.

Legal Name: Victoria Hospice Society

Charitable Registration Number 11928 4230 RR0001

Following are some sample Will Clauses that may suit your clients’ needs:

UNRESTRICTED BEQUESTS:

“To pay or transfer (____% or ____ shares in the residue of my estate or the sum of $____) to Victoria Hospice Society, currently of 4th Floor, 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, to be used in the area of greatest need as determined by the Board of Directors.”

RESTRICTED BEQUESTS:

“To pay or transfer (____% or ____ shares in the residue of my estate or the sum of $____) to Victoria Hospice Society, currently of 4th Floor, 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, to be used for the benefit of [education activities].  In the event that unforeseen circumstances make the specified use of this bequest no longer practical or desirable, the Board of Directors is hereby authorized to make such changes that are in keeping as far as possible with the spirit and general intent of this bequest.”

ENDOWED FUND:

“To pay or transfer (____% or ____ shares in the residue of my estate or the sum of $____) to Victoria Hospice Society, currently of 4th Floor, 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, to establish an endowed fund to be known as the [name of donor] Endowment Fund.  The income is to be used in the area of greatest need as determined by the Board of Directors OR the income is to be used for the specific purpose of [research activities].

For additional information, please contact:

Gina Cuthbert, CFRE 

Senior Development Officer, Major and Legacy Giving

Phone: 250-519-1743

Email: [email protected]
 

Quality end-of-life care for all: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.