Designate Your Gift

You have the option to direct your donation to support an increasing need for our programs and services, or to build a residential hospice. 

Memorial Giving – You can make a memoriam donation in someone’s memory or name Hospice Kingston as a charity at the time of funeral arrangements. Help us help others by paying it forward to the next family.

Gifts That Invest In the Future – The decision to make a charitable gift contribution comes from the heart. With a planned gift to Hospice Kingston, you can arrange your philanthropic giving to meet your own personal values while minimizing the after-tax costs.

Planned Giving and Legacy Gifts

Ways to Give

  • Bequest in a Will
  • Life Insurance
  • RRSPs and RRIFs
  • Gifts of Securities

Interested in more information? Contact Donna Dwyre, Communications and Development Officer at 613-542-5013 ext. 8 or by email.

Bequest

One of the most tax effective ways to leave a legacy is by naming Hospice Kingston as a partial or full beneficiary of your RRSP or RRIF.

A charitable tax receipt can be applied up to 100% of net income in the year of death and the preceding tax year.

Life Insurance Policy

Hospice Kingston can be named as the beneficiary or owner of a life insurance policy, whether the policy is fully paid up or premium payments still remain. Making a gift of life insurance enables you to make a large future gift to Hospice Kingston without financial impact during your lifetime. Various charitable tax deductions may also apply to gifts of this type.

RRSPs and RRIFs

One of the most tax effective ways to leave a legacy is by naming Hospice Kingston as a partial or full beneficiary of your RRSP or RRIF.

A charitable tax receipt can be applied up to 100% of net income in the year of death and the preceding tax year.

Gift of Securities

Donate appreciated stocks, bonds, mutual funds, flow-through shares or stock options and take advantage of tax benefits.

A gift of securities is a cost-effective opportunity to transform an asset into immediate and significant support for Hospice Kingston.

By donating publicly traded securities, you eliminate the capital gains tax that becomes payable if you were to sell the appreciated securities on the market. Hospice Kingston’s policy is to sell the publically traded shares immediately. A tax receipt will be issued for the market value on the date of transfer.

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If you are interested in gifting securities to Hospice Kingston, please contact Donna Dwyre, Manager, Resource Development & Communications  at 613-542-5013 ext. 8 or by email, or JoseeTheriault, Portfolio Manager & Wealth Advisor, RBC Wealth Management, RBC Dominion Securities Inc. at 613-549-6177 or by email.