Greatest Gift

Your Lasting Gift of Hope

Your greatest gift is their best hope
Please consider a donation in your Will

A donation to effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) in your Will is simply thinking ahead to give a gift at a later date – a gift that may not be possible during your lifetime. The advantage is that while you have arranged your donation, your current assets are not affected. In other words, you can feel great about reaching out to leprosy affected people now, but actually make your contribution later.

Many of our donors, after providing for their loved ones in their Wills, have decided to donate a specific amount or a percentage of their Estate to effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) in their Wills. In either case, a tax receipt will be issued for use in your final tax return reducing the amount of tax to be paid.

Your legacy gift will be joined with those of other caring individuals resulting in improved health and prosperity for people affected by leprosy. The transformation of these lives from sorrow and isolation to a future of hope will be your lasting legacy.

Suggested wording for leaving a gift to The Leprosy Mission Canada (effect:hope) in your Will:

I give and bequeath to effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada), 90 Allstate Parkway, Suite 200, Markham, Ontario, L3R 6H3, the sum of $_____ or _____% of the residue of my Estate for its general purposes.

Contact information:

200-90 Allstate Parkway
Markham, Ontario L3R 6H3
1-888-537-7679 (toll free)

If you would like to discuss the possibility of including effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) in your Will, please contact Steve Price, Senior Manager - Planned Giving, at, or call him at 905-886-2885 ext 2040 or 1-888-537-7679 (toll free).

Other useful information:

Charitable Registration Number: 11924 1990 RR0001

For more information about including effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) in your Will, you can download these brochures as PDFs:

For other ways to give a planned gift, please download these documents:

effect:hope, formerly The Leprosy Mission Canada, is a Christian international development organization focused on growing healthy, inclusive communities. With partners in 11 developing countries, effect:hope builds stronger health-care systems and champions new research initiatives that will make positive, lasting changes in the lives of millions facing stigma and impoverishment due to leprosy and other diseases of poverty.

More information about donations

Do you have any questions? Contact effect:hope at 1-888-537-7679 or email

If the area of need you have designated your gift to becomes fully funded, your gift will be used where it is needed most.

All donations from qualified Canadian donors will receive a tax creditable receipt.

effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) is a member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities. Go to the CCCC website for more information about the standards that we adhere to.

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