The United Nations Women recently warned that alongside the Covid-19 pandemic, women around the world have suffered a “shadow pandemic” of domestic violence. This is no surprise to Abundance Canada client Christine Kampen, whose early career experience counselling women at a sexual assault centre in Saskatoon and at a transition house for battered women in Abbotsford brought her face…

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As David and Anna settled into the rhythm of retired life, their thoughts turned to the future. They had always prioritized two things – family and charity. They knew there must be a way to support both with their estate but were not sure of the best options. They contacted Abundance Canada for help.  David and…

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The Benefits of a Gift of Life Insurance

A gift of life insurance can be an effective way to support charity. If you need the charitable receipt in your estate and not during your lifetime, you might choose to retain ownership of the life insurance policy and name a charity as the beneficiary.  Naming a Charity as the Beneficiary of a Life Insurance Policy  When you name a charity as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy, you remain the policy owner. …

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Gift of Life Insurance

Thanksgiving is often the time of year when we consider the abundance we have and reflect on the needs of others. Some of us extend our generosity as part of our Thanksgiving traditions; researching opportunities to give and then writing a cheque, participating in a food collection drive, or spending some time volunteering. As wonderful as giving back like this can be, we are sometimes…

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I love my job. In my time at Abundance Canada, I’ve had a front row seat to Canadians’ charitable giving for over twenty years. It is a joy to work with people who generously donate their time and money to make the world a better place. The good accomplished through Canada’s 170,000 charitable and not-for-profit…

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