Legacy Giving Q & A

You may have some questions about leaving a legacy gift. Here are some common questions, along with answers to help you. What happens if I don’t make a Will? Does it all go to the government? Without a Will, decisions about your estate will be made according to the law.  This means some or all […]

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November is Make a Will Month

November is Make a Will Month in Ontario, a month dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of having a will in place. 10 Reasons WHY You Should Have a Will: YOU can choose who of your loved ones will receive your property and/or sentimental belongings after you pass. YOU can decide which charity/charities YOU […]

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Making a Gift in My Will…

Every one of us has important life events connected to our Hospital. My family feels lucky to have Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre as a part of our community. It has always been important to me to support healthcare in our city, not just for my own family, but for my friends, neighbours, and […]

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Thunder Bay Community Foundation Launches 2021 Granting Season

The Thunder Bay Community Foundation is pleased to announce their annual granting season runs from October 18th – November 15th, 2021. With over $400,000 in grants to be disbursed, there are several opportunities for local non-profit organizations to receive funding for projects that will more vibrant, healthy and engaged community. Our grants are made possible […]

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The Legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste Marie

When we leave a legacy we want to know what will be the future impact on our community.  Unfortunately, we rarely see that impact in our lifetime.  St. Joseph’s Foundation of Thunder Bay is fortunate to have carried on  the legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste Marie for the past 40 […]

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Dr. Hugh Robertson Creating a Lasting Legacy for Physicians in the North

Dr. Hugh Robertson’s dazzling career in Radiology took place mostly in American Universities including Johns Hopkins, Louisiana State University, and Tulane. A sought-after lecturer, he had an international speaking career and was a visiting professor in 10 countries. Here in Northern Ontario, though, he will be most remembered for his philanthropy, as when it came […]

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Mr. John Andrews

Leaving a legacy can mean different things to different people.  For some it may be about how you want to be remembered by your family, your community, or perhaps by the world!  A gift designated to a charity and/or charities is one way to leave a legacy.  However, leaving a legacy can also be established […]

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When There’s a Will, There’s a Way

By: Cindy Levanto-Kawahara Glenys Rae Huskie passed away on September 25th, 2020 at the age of 85, but her beautiful smile lives on in photographs and memories. She was predeceased by her husband John William “Jack” Huskie in 2016 and although Glenys and Jack did not have any of their own children, Glenys’ children were […]

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What Will Your Legacy Be?

There are many reasons to consider a legacy gift. It’s a great way to ensure your memory lives on forever. It’s a way of acknowledging a charity that has had an impact on your life or the lives of those important to you, and will help the charity continue their important work. In addition, there […]

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