Grateful for the lifesaving care their daughter Jenny received to repair a heart defect, Tom and Sue McLean have left a gift in their Will to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Read the family’s story and why they feel compelled to give back.
Here—in one single place—you can keep a pulse on the latest that’s happening to advance children’s health care. You’ll see how fundraising dollars are being spent and learn about some of our most recent strides.
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Your Will is an essential document, but how can it help you prepare for your loved ones’ futures and make an impact in the lives of others? Joyce Lee, Q.C. shares her top tips.
Growing up, the Kronier family’s four sisters—Lorraine, Linda, Carolyn and Kim—always saw generosity modeled by their mother, Betty Kronier. She was the one who had juice and cookies ready for the kids on their block, who helped create a Halloween costume for a neighbour’s child who didn’t have one, and who regularly invited guests to join their dinner table at home.
Your legacy—it’s your chance to create lasting impact with generations to come, and to give them the best possible future. But choosing where, how and to whom to give is an important decision that requires careful thought. You want to provide your best to your family—but you are also inspired to help kids who need the best health care possible. With legacy giving, you don’t have to choose.
Jennifer Leung is a professional tax planner and a member of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Chinese-Canadian Planned Gift Committee. We sat down with her to get her insights on how families can best use legacy giving to increase impact for future generations.
Experts at BC Children’s Hospital go beyond caring for kids when they’re sick and hurt—they also prevent them from visiting a hospital in the first place. One of the reasons why the hospital has become so successful at that is because of the work of Dr. David Scheifele.
Long-time donor, Selwyn Wong designated BC Children’s Hospital Foundation as a beneficiary in his Will to elevate care for BC’s children for years to come.