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Bristol Hospital Foundation

Planned Giving

Your planned gift makes a difference to the future health of all those in our community.

Help us Light Up the Path in the
Journey Toward Better Health

Over the years you’ve nurtured your investments with great care. As you review your estate plans you find yourself with many choices. Many factors influence these choices, such as retirement, capital gains, and taxes.

Did you know you can help yourself while helping Bristol Hospital?
Contact us today regarding any of the below Planned Giving options, and find the one that works best for your needs. 860-585-3365

Join the Legacy Society

The Legacy Society is a distinguished group of individuals whose outstanding generosity demonstrates a commitment to the tradition of yesterday and the vision of tomorrow. Members area recognized for naming Bristol Hospital in their estate plans.
If you have already recognized Bristol Hospital in your will, or plan to make a Bequest, please contact the Foundation so we may invite you to be recognized in our annual Legacy Society luncheon as well as in other special naming opportunities.

Charitable Gift Annuities

A Charitable Gift Annuity is an agreement between Bristol Hospital and you with mutual benefits. You transfer an asset to Bristol Hospital and in return Bristol Hospital returns lifetime payments to you.


Charitable Remainder Trusts

For maximum flexibility and effectiveness in your giving, consider a Charitable Remainder Trust, including the Unit Trust and Annuity Trust options.


Stocks and Securities

You’ll reap excellent tax benefits by making a gift of Appreciated Securities to Bristol Hospital, You simply transfer your stock gift to the hospital, the hospital sells it and everyone wins, especially the patients.

Real Estate

There are many ways to make a gift of Real Estate, through Charitable Bargain Sales and Retained Life Estates. Find the option that works best for you.

Gifts of Insurance

You transfer ownership of a paid-up life insurance plan to Bristol Hospital and receive gift credit and an immediate federal income tax deduction, while the hospital cashes in the policy or receives the death benefit later.

News, Advice & Stories

Feb 04, 2020

HEALTHY LIVING: Learn the signs of heart disease

February is American Heart Month and there is no better time to discuss and raise awareness about heart disease.

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Jan 21, 2020

Healthy Living: Set some health goals you can stick to for 2020

Every year millions around the world see the New Year as a fresh start and an opportunity to accomplish big goals in the upcoming year. Many of us have started previous years with the resolve to lose 20 pounds, run a 5K, meditate more or eat less sugar, only to be exhausted and frustrated by February. So how do we create a plan for 2020 (and beyond) that we can actually stick to?

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Dec 16, 2019

Bristol Health to move its Southington location, expand its services

SOUTHINGTON – Bristol Health Medical Group has announced that it will be moving its Southington location into the former Rite-Aid building on Main Street, expanding its services as it aims for a January 2020 opening.

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Dec 04, 2019

Please contribute to the Lights of Love campaign

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and I’m not just talking about the holiday sea-son. It’s the roll out of the Bristol Health Homecare and Hospice’s Annual Lights of Love campaign.

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Nov 20, 2019

HEALTHY LIVING: Tips to have a healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of the holiday season. The holidays are a time of celebrating traditions and reconnecting with family and friends, but they can be an especially challenging few months for anyone trying to improve their diet. The following tips can help you manage your weight and maintain your health while still enjoying your favorite traditions.

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