2017 Endowment Bursary Recipients

Congratulations to our 2017 Endowment Bursary recipients! 

Tyson Fitzherbert  
$1,500  
Currently enrolled at UNBSJ  Entering 4th year

Kyu Bin (Samuel) Jang  
$1,000  
Graduating from KVHS/Entering University of Toronto

Damin Kim  
$1,000  
Graduating from KVHS/Entering McGill University

Julie Aune                          
$1,000
Graduating from St. Mac’s /Entering UNB

Taylor Ann Gullison        
$1,000                  
Graduating from St. Stephen HS /Entering UPEI

LEGACY GIVING INCLUDES:

GIFTS OF CASH

You can make cash, credit card payment, cheque or money order payable to the YMCA of Greater Saint John. Post-dated cheques are accepted and credit card payments may be made through authorization of monthly amounts. 

BEQUEST IN WILL

You can designate your gift in your will to the YMCA of Greater Saint John. 

Here is Bequest Terminology that you may use in your Will:

“I give and bequeath to the YMCA of Greater Saint John Endowment Fund the sum of xxxxx for uses and purposes of the YMCA as its Board of Directors may determine.”

To ensure the usefulness of your bequest you might want to add:

“In the event that unforeseen circumstances makes the specified use of this bequest no longer practical or desirable, the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater Saint John is hereby authorized to make changes in its use in keeping as far as possible with the spirit and general intent of the bequest.”

GIFTS OF LIFE INSURANCE

When you make YMCA of Greater Saint John the owner and beneficiary of your life insurance policy, the YMCA can issue a tax receipt for the full value of your policy premiums. When you make the YMCA of Greater Saint John the beneficiary, but retain ownership of the policy, a tax receipt for the value of the benefit will be issued your estate.

RRSPS AND RRIFS

You can designate the YMCA of Greater Saint John as the beneficiary of your Registered Retirement Saving Plan (RRSP) or Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF).

GIFTS OF SECURITIES OR OTHER ASSETS

The YMCA of Greater Saint John can accept publicly traded securities. The value of the gift of securities is the market value on the end of the  day the gift is accepted.

ENDOWMENT FUNDS

With a gift of $25,000 or greater, you may establish a named endowment in honour of a loved one or in honour of your family.Arrangements can be made with YMCA staff for both current or deferred gifts. Named endowments allow friends and family members to make tribute gifts, in memoriam gifts, and special occasion gifts as well (birthdays and anniversaries).

For more information on giving to the Endowment Fund, please contact:
Cindy Floyd, CFRE
VP of Philanthropy and Communications

506.634.4927
c.floyd@saintjohnY.com