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Will Power

You have the power to make the world a better place.

Adding a charity to your will is a powerful way to honour what’s important to you.

After family, many people choose to leave a bequest to a charity that aligns with their personal values and impacts issues they are passionate about.

Best of all, you can make a difference without losing access to your funds or assets during your lifetime.

It’s your vision and your legacy.  Decide how you want to change the world – then make it happen!

Visit the Will Power website for general information on making a bequest or to find a financial professional in your area.


How Your Gift Will Be Used

Our deep roots in our community mean that your legacy gift can help us proactively design and deliver programs that address complex care needs across Halton.

When we saw the need for more dementia care, we decided to build a new dementia care centre.

When we realized families were hurting after the death of a loved one, we introduced a bereavement support program.

Legacy gifts fuel these important and innovative steps forward.


Make It Personal

If you wish, you can personalize your bequest to Acclaim Health.

Here are just some of your options:

  • Make your bequest in honour of or in memory of someone important to you
  • Choose to support a specific Acclaim Health program that has helped you or a loved one
  • Secure care for the future by placing your gift in our endowment fund

Please contact us to discuss your options so that we can ensure your goals and wishes are fulfilled.


How to Make a Bequest

Good news: it’s simple.  You can bequest a fixed amount or a percentage of your estate to Acclaim Health or another registered charity by contacting your lawyer.  Your lawyer can make the necessary changes in your will – just be sure to use the legal name and address of the registered charity.  Your estate will receive a tax receipt for the amount of the donation. Click here to download the Donation of Securities form.

Legal Name and Address of Acclaim Health

Acclaim Health and Community Care Services
2370 Speers Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6L 5M2
Charitable Registration #11928 4602 RR0001

Sample Wording for Bequests

We encourage you to consult with your lawyer and other professional advisors to ensure a bequest is right for you.  These are examples only and are not intended to replace legal advice.

Fixed Amount

I give and bequeath [insert amount] from my estate to Acclaim Health and Community Care Services, currently located at 2370 Speers Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6L 5M2.

Percentage of Estate

I give and bequeath [insert percentage] of my estate to Acclaim Health and Community Care Services, currently located at 2370 Speers Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6L 5M2.



Melissa Cameron
Director, Community Engagement

T: 905-827-8800 ext 2040
E: [email protected]


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