Change someone’s world with a donation

Let a world with No Waste, No Hunger be your legacy.

By choosing Second Harvest as your charity of choice in your will or estate plan, you are empowering us to reduce the avoidable impact of food waste, relieving hunger today and preventing it tomorrow. Your gift will make a significant impact on the millions of Canadians who struggle with food insecurity while protecting the environment that sustains us for generations to come.

Our Promise to You

Whether you choose to leave a percentage of your estate or a specific bequest amount in your will, Second Harvest promises to be accountable, respect your privacy and honour any decision pertaining to your gift.

Beneficiary Designation

It’s as easy as contacting the firm or bank that holds your assets and asking them for a beneficiary form to fill out. Beneficiary designations can be applied to the following type of accounts:

• Life Insurance
• Retirement Funds
• Tax-Free Savings Accounts
• Donor Advised Funds

Informing Second Harvest of your intentions helps ensure that we will be able to accept and use your gift according to your wishes.

Your generosity will change the lives of many Canadians facing hunger while protecting the earth that nourishes us all.

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Contact Us:

Natasha Bowes
Senior Manager, Philanthropy
Tel: (647) 612-6597

Corey Smith
Vice President, Philanthropy
Tel: (416) 420-5510 

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Information for Donors:

This information is general in nature, does not constitute legal or financial advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional advice. We strongly encourage you to seek professional legal, estate planning and/or financial advice before deciding on your course of action.