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Sample Bequest Wording

If you would like to know how to leave Covenant House Toronto in your will, please refer to the sample wording below.

Common Types of Bequests

1.   Specific bequest – your gift is to be a specific amount of money or specific asset.

"I give the sum of $5,000 to Covenant House Toronto for its general purposes."

"I give 300 shares of (Company Name) to Covenant House Toronto for its general purposes."

2.   Residue of estate – an identified percentage of what is left in your estate after taxes, debts and other bequests are paid.

"I give five percent (5%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to Covenant House Toronto for its general purposes."

3.   Contingent gift – a gift received after certain conditions are met

"In the event that my sister does not survive me, I give Covenant House Toronto …… for its general purposes."

 

The proper legal name of our organization is:

Covenant House Toronto
20 Gerrard St. E.
Toronto, ON M5B 2P3

Charitable Registration Number 10699 0195 RR0001