Plan for tomorrow and help us move toward our vision of ensuring that all young people can realize their full potential by remembering Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington in your will or estate plan.

Major life events like having children, learning of an illness or even the COVID-19 pandemic, shifts many of us into thinking about the meaning of own lives and how we can make a difference. Perhaps you have lived your life with purpose and you want to now leave your legacy. A great way to do that is to take care of the loved ones you are leaving behind AND help an impactful local organization like Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington.


To inquire about leaving a gift in your will or if you are an advisor, please read our FAQ section below, or contact:

Victoria Sookram | Development Coordinator
519-787-0106 ext. 221

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
900 Tower St S. Unit 100A
Fergus, ON N1M 3N7

Charitable Registration Number: 13331-8493-RR0001


I would like to continue my legacy through BBBSCW’s Mission in the Future. What do I need to do?

There are three ways to continue your legacy through BBBSO’s work:
• Leave a bequest to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington in your will or life insurance.
• Provide a gift of stocks and securities to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington

How do I leave a gift in my will?

There are a few ways to leave a gift in your will, the most common being a bequest in your will. If you have a professional helping you write your will, like a financial planner, a lawyer, an accountant, or an insurance agent, you can talk to them about leaving a legacy gift.

A professional can also help explain the tax benefits of making a planned gift.

Can I leave a gift in memory of a loved one?

A gift is a wonderful way to recognize someone who has made a difference in your life. You can also create a named fund, a gift that is arranged through your will the same way you would leave a personal gift from your estate. Be clear the gift is given in memory of a particular person and/or for a specific use.

Do I tell BBBSCW I’ve left a gift?

Whether you want to let us know you’ve left BBBSCW a gift is completely up to you! We are happy whenever we hear about your plans to leave a gift of hope.

If you decide to contact us, let us know in advance of your gift, so we can recognize you for your generosity. It also gives us the opportunity to tell you about specific opportunities for giving.