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Legacy Giving

Legacy giving allows donors to leave a legacy that helps youth transform their lives long into the future. When you include Covenant House in your current and future planning, you’re making a lasting impact on the future of youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk. Thanks to our generous donors, Covenant House is able to help thousands of youth achieve their potential.

Please review the options below to see what aligns with your personal vision and values. These options are informational in nature and are not intended as legal or professional advice. We recommend discussing your options with your family and financial advisor before making any final decision.

There are many ways to give

Gift in your will

A simple and powerful way to make a significant impact while offering financial benefits to you and your family.

Gift of life insurance

Transform affordable premium payments into a substantial future donation.

Gift of securities

Your gift can be in the form of shares, bonds or mutual funds.

Gift of annuities

Combines a charitable gift with an insurance contract to give a dependable and meaningful gift.

Gifts of Registered Retirement Funds (RRSP) & Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIF)

RRSP or RRIF funds is a tax effective way to make a significant impact beyond your lifetime.

Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT)

Differed giving that makes an impact on the future.

Gifts of property

Donating tangible assets.

The White Dove Society

The White Dove Society honours people who have made a legacy gift to Covenant House. By becoming a member, you will have the opportunity to help youth over the longer-term. As a way of honouring legacy gifts, a white dove with your name will be placed on our White Dove Society Wall. It serves as a constant reminder to youth that they are not forgotten.

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Let us know about your legacy gift or if you need more information.

White Dove donors

We would like to thank the members of our White Dove Society who have left a gift in their will for our young people that will ensure we are able to continue providing life-changing care with unconditional love and respect.

White Dove society member Frances Forrester

"I see Covenant House as an interim parent who provides youth with the support, encouragement and knowledge needed to succeed."

Learn why Frances gives

Covenant House donor Adele Archer standing against wall smiling

"I believe we all have a moral obligation to help those who are young and vulnerable."

Learn why Adele gives

Covenant House donor Alfred Taylor sitting on a bench wearing a suit

"My uncle was a gentleman and I believe his gift to Covenant House truly honours his memory."

Learn about Alfred's gift

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Manager, Legacy Giving