The Cold Water Ranch Lodge offers children and adults living with a disability the opportunity to enjoy a few days away from it all with their loved ones. It is much-needed time for families to rest, recharge, and reconnect. The lodge was designed as a break from the physical, financial, social, and emotional barriers that families face every day. If you believe, like we do, that people living with a disability and their families deserve access to vacation opportunities and to the great Canadian wilderness, please make a donation to support the Cold Water Ranch Lodge. Your support helps us maintain and operate the lodge and build accessible recreational facilities for our guests.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss life insurance as a gift planning tool with you. To speak to someone personally and confidentially, please contact Meredith Holmes by email or call 604-854-1720.
You have the option of transferring an existing whole life policy. This is an excellent option if you have a fully-paid policy that is no longer required to meet your family`s financial needs. You would transfer ownership to Abilitas Foundation and name Abilitas Foundation as the beneficiary of the policy. You would then be issued a donation receipt for the cash surrender value of the policy immediately, just as if you made a cash donation. Alternatively, you can transfer ownership of a partially-paid policy and name Abilitas Foundation as the beneficiary. You would receive a tax receipt for the case surrender value of the policy and for your payment of the annual premiums.
You also have the option of purchasing a new policy and making Abilitas Foundation the owner and the beneficiary of the policy. You would then be entitled to a tax receipt for the payment of the annual premiums. If you choose to make Abilitas Foundation the beneficiary of your insurance policy without transferring ownership, the proceeds of the policy will be paid to Abilitas Foundation immediately upon your death and your estate will receive a charitable tax deduction for the amount of the insurance policy.
To find out how to proceed, contact Meredith Holmes or call 604-854-1720.