Leave a Legacy for Freedom and Justice

Your Legacy for Freedom and Justice

After you have provided for your loved ones, please include Amnesty International in your will.

Together we can create a legacy of freedom and justice that will transform the lives of future generations.

To find out more about the impact of your legacy gift, view our legacy giving booklet

“I recognize how effective Amnesty’s work is, and want it to continue. I can think of no better way of ensuring justice and dignity for future generations.”
Margaret John (Amnesty International member since 1975)

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Will you share you thoughts on how Amnesty's human rights work can be a part of your personal legacy?

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If you require any assistance in making a planned gift to Amnesty International or would like to request additional information, Heather would be very happy to assist you.

Heather Warren,
Gift Planner Amnesty International
312 Laurier Ave East,
Ottawa, Ontario,
K1N 1H9

Tel.: (613) 744-7667 Ext. 239
1-800-AMNESTY (1-800-266-3789)


Ways to leave a legacy gift

Whatever form of legacy gift is most appropriate for your own circumstances, each gift will guarantee that Amnesty will always be there to speak out for the silenced and the defenceless.


A bequest to Amnesty International in your will is one of the most popular and simple ways of ensuring that your values and beliefs live on to benefit future generations.

Find out more and view sample bequest language

Life insurance

For many people, naming Amnesty International as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy provides an optimum combination of immediate and long-term tax benefits, affordability, and the satisfaction of leaving a significant sum of money to perpetuate the work we all believe in.

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RRSP’s and RRIF’s

Naming Amnesty International as the beneficiary of your registered retirement savings plan or retirement income fund is easy to do and can be highly beneficial.

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Stocks and Securities

A gift of appreciated securities is a highly tax-effective gift option, whether given today or in the future through a bequest in your will.

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Legal Information

When remembering Amnesty International in your will please be sure to quote our organization's correct legal name:
Amnesty International -- Canadian Section (English Speaking)

Charitable Registration number:  11878 5914 RR0001

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