Deferred Giving

A gift to marine search and rescue funding in a loved one's name is the perfect way to keep their memory alive. Your support means they will live on through the tireless work of our lifeboat crews to save lives at sea.

RCMSAR Station 14 (Gibsons), Station 12 (Half Moon Bay), and Station 61 (Pender Harbour) have partnered together with the Sunshine Coast Foundation to form a segregated fund, called the Marine Rescue Agency Fund. This fund is open for gift donations in the form of a charitable bequest (a gift in your will), donations of publicly traded securities, or donations as a beneficiary of an RRSP or RRIF. The SCF also has an option for American donors that can be applied to American tax filings.

The funds stay with the Sunshine Coast Foundation, who invest and manage them on behalf of the three Sunshine Coast Marine Search and Rescue Stations. These Stations benefit from the investment income generated within the fund.

A gift to the Marine Rescue Agency Fund in a loved one's name or making room in your will for a legacy to the Marine Rescue Stations on the Sunshine Coast means that it will help bring our crew and your friends, family, and loved ones safely home in the event of marine emergencies. Your special gift will be used wisely and effectively.

As a donor, you can specify if you wish the funds to go to a specific Station, or used for a designated purpose in an area that is special to you (such as purchase of first aid equipment or crew gear).

For information on how to proceed with this lasting gift, please click here to be taken to the SCF website giving page.

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