Friends Foundation

 

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The Friends have provided funding for a multitude of projects and purchases to assist the Residence to fulfill their mission of providing compassionate care, including

  • Voice features for the Nurse call system,
  • Pressure-relieving mattresses that help a dying resident to remain comfortable,
  • Hearing devices that enable residents who are especially hard of hearing to engage more fully in religious and recreational programs,
  • Transportation for Recreational outings,
  • Improvements to the landscaping of the Residence’s grounds.

WAYS TO GIVE

Please consider donating to the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence.  Your generosity would make a difference beyond measure in the lives of many!

Many supporters of St. Joseph’s Residence are investing in our future by including the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence when planning their estate.  If you believe in our mission of providing compassionate care to the elderly, you can help support our efforts in a number of ways.  If you acknowledge how important it is to have high quality programs and services for the elderly, you can show that you care by remembering   St. Joseph’s Residence in a significant way that will make a lasting difference.

You can show your support by:

  • Including the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence in your Will,
  • Naming the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or gifting a life insurance policy to the Friends,
  • Creating a Charitable Remainder Trust or Charitable Annuity.  This would pay you income, earn you tax receipts, and benefit St. Joseph’s Residence in the future,
  • Supporting our Fundraising Campaigns,
  • Making a donation in person or online (at canadahelps.org)

For more information on planned giving, please feel free to contact us. When you include the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence as a beneficiary in your Will, your estate is issued a tax credit that can be used towards your terminal income tax return to reduce your taxes owing in the year of your passing and the preceding year.  Including the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence in your will is easy to do.  They can be included as a beneficiary by either amending your current Will with a Codocil naming the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence or by creating a new Will.  You may choose to give the assets that remain after specifying bequests to your loved ones to the Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence.  Your lawyer or financial advisor is able to help you through this process.  If you do not have a valid Will, your estate will be dealt with in accordance with provincial laws.  In Manitoba, the laws are such that none of your estate would go to charity if you have no Will.