Ways to Give
There are several easy and meaningful ways you can make a donation to Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre. Whether it is giving a gift in memory of a loved one, making Ed’s House a part of your legacy, or joining our monthly giving program, your generosity will ensure hospice care for years to come.
Ways to Donate to Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre
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Every single donation makes a difference! Big or small every dollar raised will go to support Hospice Services in our community.
Cash donations to Ed’s House are welcome as gifts or in the form of a pledge and recognition opportunities are available. VISA, MasterCard and monthly debits are also acceptable ways to give. Cheques can be made payable to Community Care Northumberland, and in the memo please indicate Ed’s House.
Giving a gift in honour or in memory of loved one who has passed is a loving way to recognize their life. Memorial gifts can be made by way of cash, cheques, VISA/MasterCard or online through CanadaHelps.
You can recognize someone for a special occasion and congratulate them through a gift to Ed’s House.
Please remember that if you elect to make your donation by cheque to make the cheque payable to Community Care Northumberland, and in the memo please indicate Ed’s House in memory of, and list the individual’s name.
Donation in Lieu of Gifts
Many families choose to honour a special event like a birthday, anniversary or wedding by suggesting their guests make a donation to Ed’s House in lieu of gifts. Ed’s House will prepare special occasion cards with the included income tax receipt to acknowledge each gift. You will receive notice of all the gifts received.
Ed’s House appreciates gifts of in-kind items. If you would like to donate in-kind gifts to Ed’s House, please give us a call at (905) 885-0466.
Gifts of Securities
You can make a smart investment and reduce your taxes by donating shares to Ed’s House.
Your gift of securities entitles you to a donation receipt for the full market value (resale) of your contribution. Your gift will result in a non-refundable tax credit that will reduce your income taxes. You can use it in the year of your gift or carry it forward for up to five additional years.
You pay no capital gains tax on the appreciated value (increased price) of your securities. Donating securities directly to Ed’s House avoids the tax on capital gains, maximizes the return on your investment and protects the tax credits for use against other taxable income.
Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre is paired with CIBC Wood Gundy, however this does not mean that you are limited to using only this financial wealth management team – you are more than welcome to always work with the financial institution of your choice.
As the name implies legacy giving allows you to plan future support to leave a bequest in your will. Your legacy gift is one of the most thoughtful ways to leave a lasting gift to future generations.
There are many options to consider your support through a bequest, estate plan, annuity, charitable trust, RRSP/RRIFs, real estate and life insurance.
Your legacy can be arranged in the present, through an individual’s lawyer or adviser.
If you would like more information about leaving a legacy gift to Ed’s House please contact us at (905) 885-0466.
Through CanadaHelps.org, you can donate in memory of a loved one or in honour of someone special, become a monthly donor or make a one-time donation, all at no cost to the donor.
If you would like to donate by phone or have any questions about giving to Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre, please phone our Donor Relations and Communications Office at 905-885-0466.