A gift in your will to Plan International Canada may be the biggest gift of your lifetime, and has the power to make real and lasting change in the lives of girls and boys all over the world.

What is the impact of a legacy gift?

A gift in your will transforms the lives of children, families and communities, making the world a better place for all. Whether it’s promoting access to education and clean water, or advancing girls’ rights, you can leave your own legacy for future generations. Together, we can unleash their potential.

What you need to know:

  • Our legal name is Plan International Canada Inc.
  • Our charitable registration number is 11892 8993 RR0001
  • Our address is 245 Eglinton Ave East, Suite 300, Toronto, ON, M4P 0B3
  • Our sample wording for your will can be found here
  • You cannot name a sponsored child in your will. However, you can have your gift support Child Sponsorship in general.

The Benefits:

  • You can make a larger gift than you ever thought possible
  • A gift in a will doesn’t cost you anything now
  • A gift in a will doesn’t have to take away from what you plan to leave for loved ones
  • You reduce the tax burden on your estate
  • You can choose to make changes to your will at any time

Donor Spotlight: Shirley Bates

Shirley, a long-time supporter of Plan International Canada, is a child sponsor, a legacy donor and volunteer. She has been a donor since 1968, sponsoring girls all around the world. To ensure her passion and commitment to building a world of gender equality continues, Shirley has kindly left a gift in her will to Plan International Canada.

If you have any questions or require any assistance, please reach out to Catherine Starling at or call 416-920-1654 or 1-800-387-1418.