Leave a gift in your Will

"Making a Bequest to Lotta's Legacy Fund" superimposed on a picture of a woman sitting in front of a bookcase.

For 70 years, USC Canada has been working with partners overseas to make the world “a better, kinder place for all.”

Leaving a gift to USC Canada in your will proclaims your enduring belief in a better future. It honours those who have inspired you and ensures that those values continue on for future generations.

It’s easy to do.

If you already have a will, you can attach a piece of paper called a codicil stating your wishes. We’ve included some sample wording to help guide you below.

If you are making a new will, your lawyer can also use the wording below.

Here is some suggested language for the two most common types of gifts you can leave in your will:

Suggested wording if you would like to leave a residual gift in your will

Leaving a residual gift in your will means that the person or charity named will receive a specific percentage of whatever is left of your property after your estate has covered all its expenses and paid out any gifts you have left to friends and family.

Suggested wording if you would like to leave a specific gift in your will

For more information Frequently Asked Questions

USC Canada in your will

If you have made a gift to USC Canada in your will, we thank you for your generosity. We invite you to let us know about your plans and share with us your vision for a kinder, gentler future. (click here for the confidential confirmation form)

If you would like more information about making a gift to USC Canada in your will, please contact Brian McFarlane 1-800-565-6872, ext 249, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or print and send the form found here ( confidential confirmation downloadable form here )

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LottaHitschmanova tbnWhat's in a Name?

We’re called USC Canada because we started out way back in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee, founded by the energetic Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova. We’re still planting the seeds that Lotta sowed. Find out more about our founder, Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.



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