Information for Lawyers

Hope and Healing International
1600 16th Avenue, Unit 1, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 4N6
Toll Free: 1.800.567.2264
P. (905) 640.6464
F. (905) 640.4332

Legal name:
Hope and Healing International

Charitable Registration Number:
10691 8329 RR0001

Information for Executors and Estate Trustees

Hope and Healing International’s Estate Administration Policy

Legal name: Hope and Healing International
Operating as:
Hope and Healing International

The following is information Hope and Healing International requires from the Executor(s) in order to demonstrate to third-parties, such as its external auditor, that the full wishes of the deceased have been carried out according to their Last Will and Testament.

For a Specific Bequest:

  1. A copy of the Notice of Application for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will or Letters Probate.
  2. A copy of the pertinent portion of the Will where Hope and Healing International is listed to receive the specific bequest.

For a Residual Bequest:

  1. A copy of the Notice of Application for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will or Letters Probate.
  2. A copy of the entire Will.
  3. A copy of the List of Assets and their value at date of death.
  4. A copy of Executor’s interim and final accounting of receipts and disbursements for revenue accounts and capital accounts.

Hope and Healing International’s Process for Handling Requests by Excecutor(s) to Vary the Will:

  1. Hope and Healing International will ask for the request to vary the Will to be submitted by the Executor(s) in writing along with a copy of any background documentation that the Executor(s) may have.
  2. Hope and Healing International will forward the estate file to Hope and Healing International’s legal counsel who will review the file and advise Hope and Healing International on next steps.
  3. Hope and Healing International’s lawyer will communicate either directly to the Executor(s) or to the legal counsel for the estate.

Download PDF files

  1. Hope and Healing International’s Estate Administration Policy
  2. Responsibilities and Duties of the Estate Trustee

Legacy of Love

Legacy Stories

Inspired by Supporters Who Are Building a Legacy

Every year, a number of faithful Hope and Healing International supporters tell us that they are including a gift in their Will to Hope and Healing International. They are building a legacy that will make an impact for future generations.
We thank God for Hope and Healing International supporters who have taken that step. Several of them have given permission to share their story.

Janice Boneham

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Donald and Laurie Wardley

Colette

Colette Brodie

Laurie Smith

Laurie Smith

James Schuelke

Ann Marie Davison

Ed Epp

Ed Epp

Steve and Marg Wiebe

Will you consider leaving a legacy gift in your Will to Hope and Healing International? Your future gift could make an incredible difference in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable kids.

Caroline Banadar is Hope and Healing’s Planned Giving Specialist, and she is available to answer any of your questions and concerns about legacy giving. Caroline has a wealth of experience helping people make legacy gifts that work best for them. She’s passionate about her faith, serving kids and building strong, meaningful relationships with donors. You can reach Caroline at cbanadar@hopeandhealing.org or 416.451.1093 (toll free 1.800.567.2264).

You can also fill out our “Request for Information” form.

Suggested legal wording for leaving a gift to Hope and Healing International* in your will
I give and bequeath to Hope and Healing International 1600 16th Ave, Unit 1, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 4N6, ____% of the residue of my estate (or the sum of $ ________) for its general purposes. I direct that the receipt of the Treasurer for the time being of Hope and Healing International shall be a sufficient discharge to my Executor(s) for the payment of the said bequest.

*For supporters who have planned gift agreements, estates and Wills with us under the name Christian Blind Mission International, Christian Blind Mission or cbm Canada, there is no need to change the name on these documents. Legal counsel has assured us that we are able to honour all of these past agreements, estates and Wills under our former name. Charitable Registration # 10691 8329 RR0001.
Legal Name: Hope and Healing International