Legacy Giving

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A legacy gift is the best gift of all.

Every dollar has a lasting impact on the way we do our research, the way we deliver our services and best of all, the way in which we save lives. Most of research breakthroughs come directly from gifts from our many generous donors like you. Not only are you securing the University of Ottawa Heart Institute's future, but every dollar can potentially lower the mortality rate from heart disease.

Make a Planned Gift

There are a number of simple ways to leave a legacy to the Heart Institute that will also provide a tax credit for your estate.  You can make a significant impact by naming the Heart Institute as beneficiary of one of the following:

Or use one of the following forms of gifts to accrue immediate tax relief while guaranteeing life-saving resources to the Heart Institute:

Donors who leave a Legacy Gift become part of the Wilbert J. Keon Legacy Society.

The Wilbert J. Keon Legacy Society honours generous individuals who have made pledges of estate and other deferred gifts. A wall located in the lobby of the Heart Institute recognizes the Society's generosity.

For more information or to have a confidential discussion, please contact:

Selva Trebert-Sharman
Manager, Legacy Gifts

You've placed your heart in our hands - we're placing our future in yours 
Plan your legacy today