Leave a Gift in your Will
We appreciate that family and loved ones always come first when it comes to considering your Will. After ensuring that this is the case, you might also consider leaving a gift to Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia as a lasting legacy.
The generosity of the community enables Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia to continue supporting people who have experienced trauma as a result of sexual assault, domestic or family violence, to research better therapeutic treatments and deliver primary prevention initiatives.
Naming Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia in your Will is a powerful act of generosity showing that you care about people affected by sexual assault, domestic or family violence, and the future of the Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia.
How do I leave a bequest to Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia?
If you would like to consider making a gift please find below information and suggested wording.
A hard copy of this information can be downloaded here, or posted to you on request by contacting us via email or by phone on 02 8585 0333.
Types of gifts
Gifts included in wills can take the form of:
- the residue of the estate
- a percentage of the estate
- a specific amount of money
- a life insurance or superannuation policy
- assets such as shares, property, works of art, jewellery
- an investment in perpetuity.
Information for Solicitors
If your client has indicated they would like to leave a bequest to Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia, please pass on our sincere thanks.
Below is suggested wording.
If you have any further questions regarding the most appropriate wording for your client, please contact us contact us via email or by phone on 02 8585 0333.
Suggested wording for your Will
You may find the following useful. However, it is important to see your Will advisor.
"I GIVE, FREE OF ALL DUTIES AND TAXES
the whole of my estate, or
______% of my estate, or
the residue of my estate (or ___% of the residue of my estate), or
the sum of $ _______, or
my units/shares in ___________________ Trust/Ltd, or
my real property situated at [insert street address] having the title reference _________________,
to Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia, ABN 58023656939
PO Box 555, DRUMMOYNE NSW 2047.
The receipt of the treasurer, secretary or public officer for the time being of is an absolute discharge to my executor."