Edmonton Food Bank

Will & Estate Planning

Will & Estate Planning

Leave a planned gift to Edmonton’s Food Bank

Edmonton’s Food Bank relies on donations to continue to feed people in our community. By including the Food Bank in your Last Will, you will be leaving behind a legacy that will feed people once you are gone. Your gift can be in the form of a straight donation left in your Last Will and Testament, as part of your estate plans, or it can be directed to our ENDOWMENT FUND with the Edmonton Community Foundation. Both options are available.

What do I need to do this?

To leave a legacy donation to Edmonton’s Food Bank in your Last Will and Testament, you will need the following information:

Our Corporate Name: While we are most commonly known as Edmonton’s Food Bank or The Edmonton Food Bank, our corporate name is the Edmonton Gleaners Association. Be sure to use this name in your estate plans as well as our Charitable Registration Number 129185310 RR0001.

It is not necessary to let us know in advance that you have made these plans.

We encourage you, the donor, to discuss proposed planned/legacy gifts with an independent financial planner, legal advisor and/or tax advisor of your choice and at your expense, to ensure that you receive a full and accurate explanation of all aspects of the proposed charitable gift.

What can I leave to Edmonton’s Food Bank in my Last Will?

Many people use planned giving to leave behind financial donations, you may also donate things like:

-Vehicle
-RRSPs
-Life Insurance
-Securities/Stocks

Edmonton’s Food Bank encourages and solicits contributions by multiples sources that are acceptable to Canada Revenue Agency and the laws of the Province of Alberta.