President’s Message – January 2020


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President’s Message – January 2020

The start of a new year – and especially a new decade – is typically full of reflection and personal resolutions. This year, you might place getting your legal affairs in order at the top of your resolutions list. Everyone needs a legal will, but fewer than 30% of people have one because it can seem scary, complicated, or expensive.

Bridgeport Hospital Foundation has partnered with FreeWill, a service that helps you prepare for your future. In less than 25 minutes, you can make a fully valid legal will that can be changed or updated at any time. This is a great option if you have a straightforward estate, and can also help you get started, then find an attorney for more complex needs.

Including a gift in your estate to Bridgeport Hospital Foundation will ensure future generations access to the safest, highest-quality and most innovative medical care available in our region. This tool is free to you, whether you choose to include a gift to the Foundation or not, and will help guide you through planning your will.

Click here to start the simple, stress-free process of writing your will at no cost to you. is a for profit Delaware public benefit corporation that is not affiliated with YNHHS or its affiliates, and YNHHS makes no endorsement of its services. As a public benefit corporation, FreeWill is intended to produce a public benefit or public benefits and to operate in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Please feel free to contact Lyla Steenbergen, Gift Advancement Officer, at (203)384-3522 with any questions. Thank you for your continued support!