Will Week is an annual initiative providing free estate planning seminars led by professionals working in Wills and estate-planning.
The Winnipeg Foundation in partnership with the Manitoba Bar Association and the Office of the Public Trustee generously donate their time and expertise to present estate planning information sessions, including information on:
Why you need a valid, updated Will, an enduring Power of Attorney and a Health Care Directive.
How to ensure your last wishes are achievable.
How to support the community with a charitable gift in your Will.
The program is a public service and seminars are for information purposes only.
Will Week 2013
Will Week 2013 has concluded but is held annually during the last full week in April.
Outside Winnipeg Other community foundations across Manitoba may host Will Week sessions. To find the community foundation in your area, visit Endow Manitoba website - List of Manitoba Community Foundations.
If you are Manitoba community foundation that would like to host a Will Week seminar, contact The Winnipeg Foundation for the presentation at 204.944.9474 or toll-free (outside Winnipeg) 1.877.974.3631 or by email.
Will Week Videos
Peter Glowacki, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, answers these questions about wills:
Why is it important to have an up to date will?
Why do most people not have a current will?
How easy is it to make a charitable gift in your will?
Information on Wills & Bequests
The Winnipeg Foundation offers a wide range of information resources and advice for those considering making a charitable gift in their Will. Manitobans are encouraged to help our community flourish by supporting charitable organizations personally meaningful to them.
For more information about wills and charitable gifts, download any of these documents: