Information for Lawyers

cbm Canada
3844 Stouffville Road,
PO Box 800
Stouffville ON L4A 7Z9
Toll Free: 1.800.567.2264
P. (905) 640.6464
F. (905) 640.4332

Legal name:
Christian Blind Mission International

Charitable Registration Number:
10691 8329 RR0001

cbm Contact:
Grace Soukup, Manager, Planned Giving
T. 905-640-6464 x288
1-800-567-2264 x288

Information for Executors and Estate Trustees

cbm Canada’s Estate Administration Policy

Legal name: Christian Blind Mission International
Operating as: cbm
Canada

The following is information cbm Canada requires from the Executor(s) in order to demonstrate to third-parties, such as its external auditor, that the full wishes of the deceased have been carried out according to their Last Will and Testament.

For a Specific Bequest:

  1. A copy of the Notice of Application for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will or Letters Probate.
  2. A copy of the pertinent portion of the Will where cbm Canada is listed to receive the specific bequest.

For a Residual Bequest:

  1. A copy of the Notice of Application for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will or Letters Probate.
  2. A copy of the entire Will.
  3. A copy of the List of Assets and their value at date of death.
  4. A copy of Executor’s interim and final accounting of receipts and disbursements for revenue accounts and capital accounts.

cbm Canada’s Process for Handling Requests by Excecutor(s) to Vary the Will:

  1. cbm Canada will ask for the request to vary the Will to be submitted by the Executor(s) in writing along with a copy of any background documentation that the Executor(s) may have.
  2. cbm Canada will forward the estate file to cbm Canada’s legal counsel who will review the file and advise cbm Canada on next steps.
  3. cbm Canada’s lawyer will communicate either directly to the Executor(s) or to the legal counsel for the estate.

Download PDF files

  1. cbm Canada’s Estate Administration Policy
  2. Responsibilities and Duties of the Estate Trustee

Legacy of Love
Tips for Preparing your Will

Legacy Stories

Inspired by Supporters Who Are Building a Legacy

Every year, a number of faithful cbm supporters tell us that they are including a gift in their Will to cbm. They are building a legacy that will make an impact for future generations.
We thank God for cbm supporters who have taken that step. Several of them have given permission to share their story.

Grace Biehn

Grace Biehn

Laurie Smith

Laurie Smith

Glen Jackson

Glen Jackson

Anne Neufeld

Anne Neufeld

Charles Melanson

Charles Melanson

Lorna Dueck

Lorna Dueck

Wilma Abriel

Wilma Abriel

Lynn Jeffs

Lynn Jeffs

Margaret Nikkle

Margaret Nikkel

Betty Tiemstra

Betty Tiemstra

Lona Westberg

Lona Westberg

Jane Boomer

Jane Boomer

Theodore Clarke

Theodore Clarke

For more information about leaving a legacy to cbm, please feel free to call 1-800-567-2264 x288 or fill out our “Request for Information” form.

Suggested legal wording for leaving a gift to cbm* in your will
I give and bequeath to Christian Blind Mission International, 3844 Stouffville Road, PO Box 800, Stouffville, Ontario, L4A 7Z9, _____% of the residue of my estate (or the sum of $ ________) for its general purposes. I direct that the receipt of the Treasurer for the time being of Christian Blind Mission International shall be a sufficient discharge to my Executor(s) for the payment of the said bequest.

*Note: cbm’s legal name is Christian Blind Mission International.