Bequests - if you would like a brochure and video, we would be pleased to send you one.
Create a personal and lasting legacy for wildlife
It is apparent that Parksville and Qualicum Beach are among the top dozen fastest growing municipalities in British Columbia. These high rates of local population and industrial expansion guarantee that the demand on our facility will increase proportionately. That is why your suppport is needed more than ever. Our major projects have involved substantial capital costs at the outset. Seed money for unique and ambitious undertakings such as the Eagle Flight Cage, the Museum of Nature, and the Vancouver Island Bear Rehabilitation Program has come from charitable bequests from donors wishing to continue their support in perpetuity. Bequests are a form of planned giving. Such gifts are mutually rewarding for the donor and beneficiary alike. They allow us to initiate projects otherwise beyond our reach, and they provide our donors with immediate and long-term tax advantages of benefit to them and their families. Planned Giving bears witness to deep commitment and creates a lasting legacy for generations of wildlife. Planned giving involves very personal and individual priorities and choices. We strongly encourage donors to consult their own trusted legal and financial advisors when considering which options are most beneficial.
A charitable bequest is a deferred, or future gift, described in the donor's will. You can designate an organization to receive a fixed amount, a percentage or a residual interest in your estate.
A donor can name an organization as either the owner or the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
Annuities: Remainder Trusts
These are gifts which can be made during a donor's lifetime, which generate immediate income and tax relief for the donor, and designate an organization as the capital beneficiary.
In Memorial Donations
When a loved one dies, family and friends can continue the work of a life well lived by donating to an organization in memory of the deceased.
When it comes to giving some people stop at "nothing"
So we say, Do your giving while you're living, then you'll be knowing where it's going!" Rick Warren
Friends forever remembered:
|Margaret Nehl 1989 (Eagle Flight Cage)|
|Eileen May McGee 1991||Margaret Hall 1993|
|Arthur Knowles 1993 (Musuem of Nature )|
|Rosina Charlton l996||Kathleen Dickieson l998|
|Ruth Haldorson l999||Jane Foskett
|Merle Allingham 2004|
|May Neish 2001 (Learning Centre)|
|Margaret Kent 2005||Barbara Bull 2006|
|William Scuton 2008||Marjorie Mabee 2008|
|Edna Quinney 2009||Howard Axtell 2009|
Albert Harold Fraser
| Joanne Bernice Brown
| Janet Ileen Arnold
|Richard EM Parker 2012|
Because of the caring of these individuals NIWRA has developed and grown into a world class wildlife rehabilitation centre. Please consider naming the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre in your will.