Enhance Your Legacy - Help Others Breathe with Ease

How will you be remembered?  Leave a mark on the world that goes beyond your lifetime.  Naming The Lung Association, Manitoba in your Will is a significant way for you to make a difference.  Your gift will help other Manitobans who are struggling with lung health concerns by funding important programs and cutting-edge research for years to come.

How to Make a Legacy Gift:

  • Engage the advice of professionals, i.e. your lawyer, financial adviser, or an accountant. These people will ensure that your Will truly reflects your wishes, is accurate, and legally binding. 
    • Need a Will?  We can you help with that!  We will cover the fees for a lawyer to create or update your Will.  Click here for details.
  • Choose an Executor of your Will – someone you trust and rely on to carry out your wishes.
  • Decide how you would like to divide your assets. Consider your family first; charity second.
  • Decide on the type of gifts you would like to leave.

We would love to talk to you about your legacy planning. We would welcome sharing what we do at The Lung Association, Manitoba, what opportunities are available and how your gift will change the course of lung disease in Manitoba. 

Getting the wording correct is important.  

If you choose to leave a specific amount in your will to The Lung Association, Manitoba, here is the wording:

“I direct my Trustees to pay or transfer the sum of $_____ to The Lung Association, Manitoba (a division of the Sanatorium Board of Manitoba) to be used for The Lung Association, Manitoba’s general purposes as its directors see fit.  The charitable registration number for The Lung Association, Manitoba  is 107952798 RR0001.”

Another option is...

If you would like to leave a portion of your estate to The Lung Association, Manitoba after all debts and specific bequests to loved ones are made, here is the wording:

“I direct my Trustees to pay or transfer all (or a stated percentage) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate The Lung Association, Manitoba (a division of the Sanatorium Board of Manitoba) to be used for The Lung Association, Manitoba’s general purposes as its directors see fit.  The charitable registration number for The Lung Association, Manitoba is 107952798 RR0001.”

For more information or assistance, please contact Marissa Trinidad, our Donor and Development Coordinator, at 204.774.5501 ext.230 or send her an email.

Thank you so much.  We are deeply honoured you choose us to partner with us: your gift will truly make a difference!

Please let us know that you have added us to your Will.  We would like to personally thank you and potentially arrange your public acknowledgment or to make sure your support remains private - it is totally up to you.  

Please contact Kyle Mason, Director of Development, at 204-774-5501 ext. 229 or send him an email.

 

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