What you need to know if you wish to leave a gift to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada in your Will.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
Charitable registration number:
11883 1486 RR 0001
Full mailing address:
2110-439 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1Y8
Sample wording for a residual gift in your will:
“I give to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada currently of 2110-439 University Ave., Toronto, ON M5G 1Y8, all (or ______%) of the residue of my estate, to be used at the discretion of the organization.”
Sample wording for a specific gift in your will:
“I give to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada currently of 2110-439 University Ave., Toronto, ON M5G 1Y8, the sum of $______ to be used at the discretion of the organization.”
Making changes to a will by means of a codicil
To avoid the expense of having a new Will drawn up, minor alterations can be made to an existing will by means of a codicil. A codicil is an amending document that changes or deletes an existing provision, or adds an entirely new one. Codicils are signed and witnessed in the same way wills are, and are kept with the will. If your changes are major, then you should seek professional advice to determine whether you should have a new will drawn up.
Sample Codicil to a Will
[Date of Codicil]
This is a codicil to the Last Will and Testament of [Name], of [Address], to my will dated [Date of Will].
I leave to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada currently of 2110-439 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1Y8. [Details of gift: specify whether sum of money, percentage, residual or contingency].
I direct that the receipt of the Treasurer for the time being, or other designated officer of Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, be sufficient discharge for my trustees for the payment of said bequest.
All other terms in my will remain the same.
[Signatures of two witnesses: neither they nor their spouses can take benefit from the will]
The Legacy Giving information on this website is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice and assistance from your lawyer, financial advisor, or tax consultant. We recommend that you discuss your plans with your lawyer and/or financial advisor before proceeding with a legacy gift.
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