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  • RRIFs and RRSPs | Amnesty International Canada
    of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Donate Leave a gift in your will Home Donate Leave a gift in your will Become a Monthly Donor Make a One time Donation Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us RRIFs and RRSPs If we won t ensure the future of the global human rights movement who will David Kelleher A Gift of RRSPs and RRIFs We all know that regular contributions to a registered retirement plan can offer tax savings now and a source of income for the future But did you know that RRSPs and RRIFs can also provide an excellent way to further your charitable interests Naming a charity as the beneficiary of your registered retirement savings plan or retirement income fund is easy to do and can be highly beneficial Simply contact the financial institution managing your retirement plan and sign a declaration known as a beneficiary form naming Amnesty International Canadian Section English Speaking as the beneficiary of the plan You can choose to name Amnesty International as the primary beneficiary or as a secondary beneficiary in the event that your spouse or other primary recipient should pass on before you

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/donate/include-amnesty-in-your-will-other-planned-gifts/rrifs-and-rrsps (2016-02-13)
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  • Life Insurance | Amnesty International Canada
    on priority countries China Illegal Detention and Torture Europe Human Rights Migration Control Bringing the Arms Trade Treaty into Force Strategic Arms Controls Working Against the Death Penalty Treatment of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Donate Leave a gift in your will Home Donate Leave a gift in your will Become a Monthly Donor Make a One time Donation Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us Life Insurance We remembered Amnesty International in our wills because we can think of no better way of ensuring justice and dignity for future generations Margaret and Brian John A Gift of 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 Few other forms of legacy giving provide so much flexibility and so many benefits to the donor Heather Warren our Gift Planner would be happy to send you our detailed information package on making a gift of life insurance to Amnesty International Please click here to request this free

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/donate/include-amnesty-in-your-will-other-planned-gifts/life-insurance (2016-02-13)
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  • Contact our Planned Giving Associate | Amnesty International Canada
    Visible Slideshow Take Action This is what we Demand Art Project Background Resources Donate Contact Mexico Zimbabwe Russia Central African Republic The Rebellion in the Middle East and North Africa Libya Bahrain Yemen Egypt Tunisia Syria Iran Iraq Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Nigeria Ukraine Individuals at Risk Case Updates Huseyin Celil Raif Badawi Good News 2014 in Pictures 2015 in Pictures Projects Syrian refugees Global Campaign to Stop Torture Focus on priority countries China Illegal Detention and Torture Europe Human Rights Migration Control Bringing the Arms Trade Treaty into Force Strategic Arms Controls Working Against the Death Penalty Treatment of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Donate Leave a gift in your will Home Donate Leave a gift in your will Become a Monthly Donor Make a One time Donation Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us Contact our Planned Giving Associate Amnesty Activist since 1982 Member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners since 1999 Contact our Planned Giving Associate If you require any additional information or assistance in making a planned gift to the Canadian Section English Speaking of Amnesty International please feel free to contact us by any convenient means

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/donate/include-amnesty-in-your-will-other-planned-gifts/contact-our-planned-giving-associate (2016-02-13)
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  • Disclaimer | Amnesty International Canada
    Candidates No Giving Up A year of challenges and determination China Colombia Colombia Indigenous Survival Make it Visible Slideshow Take Action This is what we Demand Art Project Background Resources Donate Contact Mexico Zimbabwe Russia Central African Republic The Rebellion in the Middle East and North Africa Libya Bahrain Yemen Egypt Tunisia Syria Iran Iraq Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Nigeria Ukraine Individuals at Risk Case Updates Huseyin Celil Raif Badawi Good News 2014 in Pictures 2015 in Pictures Projects Syrian refugees Global Campaign to Stop Torture Focus on priority countries China Illegal Detention and Torture Europe Human Rights Migration Control Bringing the Arms Trade Treaty into Force Strategic Arms Controls Working Against the Death Penalty Treatment of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Donate Leave a gift in your will Home Donate Leave a gift in your will Become a Monthly Donor Make a One time Donation Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us Disclaimer Disclaimer The Legacy Giving information on this website is provided for general information purposes only It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice and assistance from your lawyer financial advisor or tax consultant We recommend that

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/donate/include-amnesty-in-your-will-other-planned-gifts/disclaimer (2016-02-13)
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  • Gifts of Stocks and Securities | Amnesty International Canada
    Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Donate Home Donate Become a Monthly Donor Make a One time Donation Leave a gift in your will Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us Gifts of Stocks and Securities Why give a gift of stocks Making a gift of publicly listed securities such as stocks or mutual fund units to Amnesty International can offer an attractive investment in a better future for people everywhere There are now significant tax advantages in donating your shares in stocks or options directly to a charity like Amnesty International rather than selling the shares and donating the proceeds A charitable donation of publicly traded securities such as stocks mutual funds bonds or futures results in a tax receipt for 100 of the value of the gift on the day of the transfer By providing a larger potential deduction than an equivalent gift of cash this option allows you to maximize your charitable giving How to make a gift of stocks The most effective way to donate stocks or securities to Amnesty International is to have the shares electronically transferred from your brokerage account to Amnesty International s account The following links will provide you with all the information you will need to give a gift of stocks or securities Gift of Stock donation form Download PDF Transfer information for your broker Download PDF Information sheet on gifts of stocks Download PDF For more information about your donation of stocks please contact Guy Yerama at 416 363 9933 ext 331 or by email at gyerama amnesty ca A gift of appreciated securities is a highly tax effective gift

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/donate/gifts-of-stocks-and-securities (2016-02-13)
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  • Raise Money for Human Rights | Amnesty International Canada
    Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Donate Home Donate Become a Monthly Donor Make a One time Donation Leave a gift in your will Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us Raise Money for Human Rights Raise Money Your Way Raise money for human rights using your time and talents to fundraise and increase awareness Whether it s knitting teddy bears playing music running or baking cupcakes you have it in you to support change in the world through your passions Raising money for human rights doesn t have to mean organising a big event It could be as simple as sharing tea and cupcakes or as ambitious as cycling across Canada It all depends on what you love to do Check out our favorite ideas Hold an AMNESTEA party Turn your next birthday book club office or school event into an AMNESTEA party Whether it s a garden party on a hot day or an indoor gathering in the middle of winter this idea can work any time of the year Join AmnesTEA Run hike or cycle for rights Use your flare for running cycling or hiking as a way to collect donations for human rights work Check out marathons near where you live You might be able to sign up and choose to fundraise for Amnesty Contact Amnesty Take a yoga challenge Love yoga Either take on your own personal challenge or invite a yoga teacher to head a yoga class for Amnesty You would be amazed at how much you can raise from one class Do Yoga Looking for a real challenge Love to travel to

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  • Tips for Raising Money | Amnesty International Canada
    Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Donate Raise Money for Human Rights Home Donate Raise Money for Human Rights Become a Monthly Donor Make a One time Donation Leave a gift in your will Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us Tips for Raising Money General tips on holding a successful event Tell us about your event Once you choose how you d like to raise money for Amnesty make sure you tell us about your event by submitting the application form to specialevents amnesty ca or by faxing it to 613 746 2411 Keep it Fun Simple Remember you need to make sure that both you and your participants enjoy the event so keep it simple and make sure that you add an element of fun whether it s special decoration a tote bag for each guest or a special theme Team support share the load Turn to friends to help share ideas and workload Brainstorming at the beginning may give you some new ideas and help give a unique twist to your event Make sure that you break down the work amongst your team and delegate so that you are not overstretched Again sometimes the simplest ideas are the ones that work the best Your goal is to work towards your ambitious fundraising goal and aim to beat it Plan for the what ifs If you are planning to hold an event outdoors or if you are relying on a local celebrity as a guest of honour make sure you think of a few possible alternatives if it starts raining or if your celebrity doesn t show up This is key to successful event planning Timing is Everything

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/donate/raise-money-for-human-rights/tips-for-raising-money (2016-02-13)
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  • Fundraising Q&As | Amnesty International Canada
    unable to do for my event What general tips do you have on holding a successful event How do I approach local media to promote my event What is a reasonable ratio of expenses to fundraised amount How do I know when a payment is tax deductible and when it isn t Where can I go to ask more questions What does Amnesty International do Amnesty International works to build a world in which each and every person enjoys all their rights as described in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards Nearly 2 million Amnesty members around the world take action to accomplish the following free those who are imprisoned solely for their peaceful expression of their beliefs or for their identity put an end to political killings stop torture abolish the death penalty protect refugees protect and stand in solidarity with courageous human rights defenders expose human rights abuses accurately and quickly and effectively mobilize persistent public pressure on governments armed political groups or companies to prevent and stop these violations strengthen public awareness and understanding of the full range of human rights and work with a global community of organizations to ensure broad support and respect for all human rights How did Amnesty International get started In 1961 a British lawyer named Peter Benenson read a newspaper story about two Portuguese students who were imprisoned for raising their glasses in a toast to freedom Enraged he published a newspaper article calling on people to protest the imprisonment of men and women around the world for their political and religious beliefs Thousands responded from around the world and Amnesty International was born Why should I raise money for Amnesty International By raising money for Amnesty International you are supporting the courageous work of human rights defenders everywhere you are strengthening the voices of individuals suffering from human rights abuses wherever they occur you are stopping the torturer s hand you are acting to make a difference Amnesty International is a registered charity that does not seek or accept government funding It relies entirely on its membership and donors to make its work possible By generating more financial support for Amnesty you are helping to maintain the organisation s independence How can Amnesty International support me in my fundraising efforts P rovide you with the online tool to create your own fundraising page invite others to donate and track your progress Offer some advice on the planning of your event Advertise your event on our online event calendar Provide a limited quantity of support materials that may be available at the time such as stickers action postcards and posters to help make your event visually appealing Acknowledge your direct contribution to Amnesty International Approve the use of the Amnesty International logo Please note you must complete and return the event proposal form and Terms and Conditions in order to use the Amnesty International logo Provide advice and guidance for event sponsorship Please contact Amnesty

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