Gifts that bring hope for the future

Gifts that bring hope for the future

Lois Toll, 88, is a very busy lady. She heads up the group that makes meat pies at her church, goes to the YMCA regularly, ushers at the Grand Theatre in London, ON, and goes out with her friends most afternoons.

She and her husband, Bruce, had many wonderful years together before he passed away in 1992 from a brain tumour. Bruce had always been a thoughtful man and Lois wanted to do something to remember his memory in a special way that would help many others.

Lois decided that a gift of life insurance would be the best way to ensure there would be hope for brain tumour patients for years to come. With only a small monthly payment, Lois will become a major donor in a cost effective way and make a significant contribution to brain tumour research as a tribute to the considerate nature of her late husband.

Another family in Ontario, Shelly Thierman and her daughter, Brianne, shared the journey with her husband, Bob, and his brain tumour. During that difficult time, Shelly found the support they received through Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada was invaluable, so much so that she volunteered to start a new support group in Ajax, Ontario, which she led for four years.

On the tenth anniversary of Bob’s death, Shelly wanted to do something special so she included Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada in her will. Through her generous bequest, Shelly and Brianne will help to ensure that caring and support will be available in the future for brain tumour patients and their families.

Learn more about how you can make a gift to create a lasting legacy that will make a difference:

Suzanne Fratschko Elliott
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755, ext. 227 


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