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

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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Nov 18, 2019

HEALTHY LIVING: Deciding when it's time for hospice

November is Home Care and Hospice month and it’s a good time to discuss hospice care and when it is appropriate. People often wonder when or if they should call hospice for help with a loved one.

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Nov 14, 2019

Bristol firefighters find another way to save lives through fundraiser

BRISTOL - As if saving people from burning buildings wasn’t enough, local firefighters have found another way to save lives in the community.

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Nov 08, 2019

Newest medical director at Bristol Hospital brings experience, veteran savvy

Bristol Hospital’s newest medical director brings with him over 25 years of experience in the healthcare field and 11 years in the Army Special Forces.

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Nov 07, 2019

Bristol Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety For The Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Bristol Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Bristol Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.

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