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Make Hospice Peterborough part of your Legacy Story

At Hospice Peterborough, we are here to guide you in leaving your lasting legacy for generations to come. The Hospice Peterborough Future Fund is a meaningful way to ensure that your compassion and values continue to make a difference long into the future. By including a gift to Hospice Peterborough in your will or life insurance policy, you create a lasting impact on the lives of individuals and families in our community for generations to come.

Why Leave a Gift to Hospice Peterborough?

Henna tattoo of tree outline on a palm with a baby's hand resting on itLeaving a legacy gift is more than a financial contribution, it’s a statement of your commitment to compassionate end-of-life and grief care. Your gift to the Future Fund provides a foundation to provide our programs and services, ensuring that future generations receive the same high-quality care that we provide today.

Benefits of the Future Fund:

  • Lasting Impact: Your gift ensures that Hospice Peterborough continues to provide expert and compassionate care to those in need, at no cost to the recipient.
  • Memorialize Your Values: Leaving a legacy gift allows you to preserve your lifelong values of kindness, compassion, and community support.
  • Tax Benefits: Your estate may receive tax benefits for charitable donations, potentially reducing estate taxes.
  • Recognition: You are honoured and recognized for your generosity to the Future Fund in perpetuity.

Get started with our Legacy ‘Future Fund’ Kit here (PDF file).

For more information on how to leave a legacy gift to our Future Fund, please reach out to:
Manager of Development, Hospice Peterborough
705-742-4042
legacy@hospicepeterborough.org

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