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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

Apr 27, 2021

Survive the good times - tips to return to being social

This might sound silly but having fun can be hard, especially when you are learning how to re-socialize after a year of practical isolation. It can be exciting because you are eager to spend time with people.

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Apr 26, 2021

How to enhance your nutrition and wellness in the workplace

Some people find it helpful to choose a day of the week when they are least busy and prepare meals. For example, you can cook chicken in bulk to be used as a topping for a salad or used in a sandwich.

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Apr 23, 2021

Bristol Health lab services on Route 6 moving across the street from current location

Bristol Health on Monday will be moving its Route 6 lab and blood raw services to a location that better fits its growing base of patients.

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Nov 25, 2020

2020 Press Ganey Leading Innovator

Bristol Health has been named a 2020 Leading Innovator by Press Ganey for our overall response to meet our community's needs during the pandemic.

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Sep 16, 2020

Experts Say Routine Medical Care Is Important Amid Pandemic

Andrew Lim, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Bristol Health, discusses on NBC Connecticut how COVID-19 affected hospital emergency departments across the state and why continuing to receive your routine care is important during the pandemic.

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