Those two simple words mean even more when your generosity today makes healthcare for life here better now and for an entire generation to come.
Ways To Give
There are as many ways to support your local hospital as there are reasons to give. Find the idea or the event that works best for you and join us in supporting healthcare for life here - every year.
There are many unique ways to donate to Huntsville Hospital Foundation that also have tax advantages. Giving the gift of securities is a good example.
There are a many ways to support your hospital. Here are just a few ideas.
A donation of Securities is a cost-effective opportunity to make a difference for Huntsville Hospital.
STEP 1 To transfer securities electronically, complete the Charitable Donations Securities form
STEP 2 Deliver to your broker
STEP 3 Notify the Foundation your transaction has been initiated. We will notify you as soon as we are in receipt.
Employer & Business Giving
Ask us about Business Cares Program that unites all local business owners in support of The Huntsville Hospital Foundation. Or ask your employer about setting up Payroll Deduction and Matching Programs that also support healthcare for life here. Talk to your co-workers today and call us for details.
Trillium Memorial, Baby Wall, Garden of Honour
Express personal gratitude, remember loved ones, celebrate new arrivals and memorialize contributions to local healthcare in a meaningful way for years to come. Visit the Huntsville Hospital Chapel to see the Trillium Wall, the OB area on the 2nd floor for the Baby Wall or the Garden of Honour nestled beside the Foundation office.
Gifts In Kind
Donate property or goods instead of cash. Your Foundation issues tax receipts for the fair market value of Gifts-In-Kind (services not eligible).
Expressing your thanks in the form of a donation to your hospital hero or heroes says you're ready to do your part for local healthcare. When you thank a hospital hero, you send a message of compassion and gratitude.
Give the Gift of Gratitude
Every day, your Huntsville Hospital team goes above and beyond to help patients like you and your loved ones. There are times, especially now, when that amazing care is almost too much to expect. Yet they always come through. Your gratitude in the form of a donation to your hospital hero or heroes says you're ready to do your part. When you thank a hospital hero, you send a message of compassion in return. And that's what keeps everyone smiling.
Who are your Huntsville Hospital Heroes?
It's a fact that patients who show their gratitude to their hospital care teams and heroes in the form of a donation are happier and even healthier for the experience. The Huntsville Hospital Grateful Patient Program is our way to make the gift of gratitude as easy as saying thank you.
Here are four good reasons to give:
- Your donation helps us acquire the technology not covered by your taxes. It keeps us all up to date.
- Your gift helps Huntsville Hospital attract and keep the best teams of healthcare professionals.
- Your donation helps our amazing team practice medicine at a high level so they can be at their best when you need them most.
- Huntsville Hospital (as part of MAHC) is recognized as one of Ontario's leading community hospitals. Your donation helps us maintain and build on excellence.
Say thank you by completing the online form and making a donation on behalf of your Hospital Hero today.
We all celebrate anniversary moments like weddings, birthdays and even the passing of a loved one. mark your special moments with an annual gift.
Donating in celebration of a wedding, birthday, anniversary or festive occasion is a wonderful way to add meaning to a special day. This type of charity donation is limited only by your imagination! With in-celebration charity donations guests can make a charity donation in lieu of gifts, or the gift-giver can replace a traditional gift, such as such as wedding favour, birthday or Christmas presents, with a charity donation.
Let us help you plan your gift
You can register for automatic monthly giving just the way you save automatically. Only with this choice, you may also save lives.
You can help make a difference in healthcare all year long by being a monthly donor. It's easy! No matter how much, it adds up to a big change. Monthly gifts, by credit card or post-dated cheques. Tax receipts are issued annually. If you have any questions or want to become a Monthly Donor, please contact Natasha Nieder, Development Associate email@example.com or 705-789-4756
Look into all the ways you can become a Friend of Tomorrow by including a gift to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation in your Will, your Estate or through any one of many other strategies and tax plans that you can explore with our experts.
Befriend Tomorrow with your Bequest Today.
What does it mean to 'befriend tomorrow' in a healthcare philanthropy context? Using a variety of legal tools and sound planning, it means you guarantee future funding for your local hospital here in Huntsville. It means you promise your children and their children the same access to advanced healthcare that you enjoy. It means you look beyond today to inspire others with your commitment to a bright tomorrow.
Legacy Giving and a gift of assets in your estate declares you as part of Huntsville Hospital Foundation's Legacy Circle. And that means the world to everyone who lives and visits here. If the Huntsville Hospital Foundation is in your will, we would love to celebrate you. Please click here to complete your Legacy Circle Letter of Intent. If you would like to learn more about legacy giving at Huntsville Hospital Foundation, please enjoy our most recent newsletter.
Legacy Giving Flexibility
There are many ways to leave a Legacy Gift to Huntsville Hospital Foundation. Discuss what works best for you with your lawyer and your Foundation team will provide support when and where required.
To explore the tax implications of your gift, try out our TAX SAVINGS TOOL below.
Gifts Through a Will
Bequeath a donation of property, assets and/or cash and a tax receipt will be issued to your estate for the market value of the bequest. Bequests can be specified amounts, percentages of an estate, or the residue after other commitments have been met.
Gifts of Life Insurance
There are three ways to give through Life Insurance: 1. Donate an existing policy; The Foundation is made owner of the policy. 2. Purchase a new policy and transfer ownership; a tax receipt is issued annually to the donor for payments of premium. 3. Donate the proceeds of a policy; the donor retains ownership of policy and designates charity to receive some or all of the insurance proceeds. A tax receipt is issued to the estate for the proceeds paid to the charity upon the death of the donor. Proceeds are not subject to probate fees.
Gifts of Securities
A donation of securities is a cost-effective opportunity to make a difference for Huntsville Hospital. Donating publicly- traded securities eliminates the capital gains tax that becomes payable when selling securities on the market and in turn the proceeds are donated to Huntsville Hospital Foundation during your lifetime or as part of a legacy gift.
To transfer securities electronically, please complete this form, Charitable Donations Securities form and deliver to your broker and to the Foundation as well with your complete information for tax receipting. Click here for a sample Securities tax savings chart.
Gifts of Charitable Life Annuities
Transfer cash or marketable securities in exchange for a current income tax deduction and lifelong income. This donation method allows for an immediate gift to the Foundation, and the Foundation will in turn make fixed annual payments to you for life from the remaining funds. A minimum of $10,000 is required for a gift annuity.
Gifts of Charitable Remainder Trusts
Donate all or portions of your remaining trust assets to ensure that your gift is not subject to probate, estate taxes or possible challenges to your will. Entering into a trust agreement with the Foundation today provides income to you or your beneficiaries now and until the termination of the trust, and provides an immediate tax benefit.
Gifts of Real Estate
You can make a gift of real estate to the Foundation, either outright or as part of your estate, and receive a charitable tax receipt for the fair market value of the property. If the gift is a principal residence no capital gains will be triggered. The Gift of Residual Interest is another way of making a gift of property. You can donate the asset, which the Foundation will eventually receive as part of your estate, but still live in and enjoy it throughout your lifetime.
Gifts of RRSP or RRIF Accumulations
One key advantage of planned giving is that you can defer your gift. This gives you the opportunity of providing larger gifts, without impacting your existing finances or lifestyle. Naming the Foundation as the beneficiary for RRSPs (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) or RRIFs (Registered Retirement Income Funds) usually eliminates the tax on this investment. Upon death, the proceeds go to the Foundation and the Estate receives the tax credit.
Gifts of Endowment Funds
Establish an endowment fund to recognize an individual or group and create a living legacy to which your family and friends can also contribute. Donations to the endowment are invested, and the interest generated from this capital provides an ongoing source of income for the charity of your choice. Endowing funds is a popular way of memorializing or paying tribute to individuals. It also allows a donor to perpetuate their support after death to an area that was important to them.
Name A Room
The hundreds of patients who use each hospital room each year appreciate the comfort and care made possible in an updated room. Add your name with your gift.
Name A Room
When you choose to name a patient room at Huntsville Hospital, you're sending a message to all who stay there or visit. You're telling them you care. For years to come.
Discuss room naming rights and other philanthropic ideas with your Foundation Team and we'll help you deliver a message of caring.
Let's discuss a room with your name on it
Over 50 local business owners and leaders have committed to the Business Cares multi-year donation program raising over $1,200,000 to date. Are you in?
Fifty-two (52) local business owners and leaders are supporters of a program we call Business Cares. What that means is they've each committed to five years of giving $5,000 per year. That's $25,000 each over five years. For our size of community, we think that's a brilliant achievement. Click here for the Business Cares donor report.
Message from the Chair - Pat Dubé
In 2016, Business Cares was just a simple idea based on discussions between a few local business leaders and the Huntsville Hospital Foundation team. I'm proud to say I was part of those early discussions, primarily because the results are so inspiring. In three short years, Business Cares, thanks to the efforts of our local business community, has generated 51 five-year commitments of $25,000 each totalling $1,275,000 in support of our hospital here in Huntsville. I think that sends a powerful message:
To other business owners: you're in good company when you commit to healthcare for life, here. Over 50 of your peers belong to Business Cares.
To our hospital leaders and professionals: we have your back, and the business community of Huntsville will continue to support your efforts to ensure an outstanding, well-equipped hospital remains central to our way of life.
To the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care: the business community of Huntsville has voluntarily demonstrated deep local support for its hospital. We have walked the talk. And we'll continue to do so.
To our neighbours and customers: when you support local businesses, you help us strengthen this community. Your business leaders have demonstrated the will to give - we do that knowing you support us in turn.
The ability of a community to invest in its own health and future for our neighbours, our families and everyone who visits here is evident in the support of local business leaders. I'm sure you share my profound gratitude to them all. We're great when we work together - that's Business Cares.Business Cares Committee Chair Pat Dube
Thanks to our Current Business Cares Supporters!
506674 Ontario Ltd. & Family Place Restaurant
All Ontario Recycling
Barriston Law LLP
Campbell Bus Lines Ltd.
Capstone Vantures/Petro Canada
CCV Insurance & Pipefusion Inc.
Cedar Grove Lodge
Coldwell Banker Thompson Real Estate
Dairy Lane Dental/Muskoka Family Dentistry
Edmonds Chevrolet Buick GMC
Greystone Project Management
Hidden Valley Resort & Watersedge Custom Builders
Huntsville Forester/Star Metroland Media
Hunt House Fine Jewellery
Hutcheson Sand & Gravel
Jason Armstrong's Huntsville Honda
Jason Armstrong's Hyundai of Muskoka
Kawartha Credit Union
Kimberly Clark Inc.
Main Street Dental
McLeish Orlando LLP
Muskoka Rock Company
Northern Disposal & Sanitation
On The Docks Pub
Peter Smith Construction
Port Sydney Investments
RBC Royal Bank
Rolston's Home Building Centre
Rotary Club of Huntsville
Shoppers Drug Mart Huntsville
SML Contracting Ltd.
Sunrise Centre Dental
Tasso Lake Heating Solutions
TD Canada Trust
The Bay 88.7 FM
The Sargeant Co.
Titanium Transportation Group
Withey Insurance Brokers
Our Cottage Cares
Talk with your family about supporting Huntsville Hospital Foundation and commit your cottage to the multi-year Our Cottage Cares program of annual donations.
Our Cottage Cares
Does Your Cottage Care?
Help Huntsville Hospital care for your cottage family!
Every Summer, the number of visits to Huntsville Hospital's Emergency Department doubles compared to other seasons. Cottagers and tourists drive the upswing. So now we need your help to create an upswing in cottager donations to Huntsville Hospital.
Register Your Cottage for 3 Years of Caring Today!
Commit your cottage to three years of giving at a level that fits your budget. We're counting on you - and thank you for caring about Huntsville Hospital just as we will keep caring for you, your family and your guests.
Annual Bigwin Golf
Pack your golf bag, invite your foursome and join this annual prestige event on one of Canada's great courses. See pictures of last year's event and get ready for 2020!
Annual Bigwin Golf
Huntsville Signature Charity Golf Tournament Scores Again!
Huntsville Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament tallies up best score yet!
On behalf of the Huntsville Hospital Board of Directors, the Golf Tournament Committee, the staff and the physicians, we would like to thank the golfers, the event sponsors, and our wonderful volunteers for their incredible support of Huntsville Hospital Foundation!
This tournament raised over $250,000 this and in the past six years we have raised close to $1 million! THANK YOU!
Check out facebook for the full 2019 Bigwin Golf photo gallery.
Save the date: June 25, 2020
Host An Event
Every year, compassionate residents and cottagers alike create their own fund-raising events and deliver the proceeds to Huntsville Hospital.
Host An Event
Want to rally friends, family and coworkers to support your passion? We’ve made it simple for you to host your own event to benefit Huntsville Hospital. A Third Party event is a great way to raise funds to support great healthcare. The event possibilities are endless. Perhaps you have your own event ideas to raise funds and awareness. Just let us know and your event will be posted on our website and Facebook page!
Let us know how we can support your event to help you succeed and to receive our Community Cares Toolkit!
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare has submitted their recommendation for a two-site hospital of the future in Huntsville and Bracebridge. Follow the story.
Huntsville Hospital Future
Every gift to Huntsville Hospital Foundation has a future impact. Tomorrow, someone will receive better diagnosis or treatment thanks to your generosity. Next year, someone will live because they had access to the best emergency care. And ten years from now, the gift you give today will still be making better care possible.
But what about further out? What is the Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) plan for the future? Is helping that future come to life here of interest to you? Learn more and follow the story on your own by visiting mahc.ca.
Let’s discuss your hospital’s technology and future needs.
Providing healthcare that is equal to any major urban centre depends on keeping our technology up to date and attracting the best medical teams. Your generous donation makes both objectives very possible. Talk to us today about how your gift ensures the healthcare here you expect and deserve.