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A gift in your will

Gift in wills imageWhen it comes to your Will, it’s important to look after those who are close to you. Once your loved ones are taken care of, a provision in your Will to ensure the health and well-being of fellow Australians is also important and extremely admirable.

Whether you have a personal connection to the Leukaemia Foundation or simply appreciate the services available for those in need, your support is greatly appreciated. A gift in your Will (also known as a bequest) means essential services such as accommodation for patients and their families, financial support and counselling can continue to be provided for people with all types of blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

Your lasting gift will benefit countless others for many years to come as we increase our commitment to research innovations.

The consideration of a gift in your Will is an honourable act of kindness. Please know that every gift, no matter how large or small, is an important step towards our goal of zero lives lost to blood cancer by 2035.

Use our Will planning checklist to get started!

Leaving a gift in will

To learn more about leaving a gift in your Will, please contact our Gift in Wills Manager, Emma Dwyer, on 08 8169 6051 or email [email protected], or fill out the form below.

What is the correct wording to use for leaving a gift in my Will?

If you are interested in leaving a lasting gift to the Leukaemia Foundation in your Will, click here to see suggested wording

The suggested wording below ensures your gift will be able to be used as you intended.

“I give and bequeath free of all duties (here state the amount/percentage or share/residue or assets to be gifted) to THE LEUKAEMIA FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA LIMITED ABN: 57 057 493 017 absolutely for the general charitable purposes of the said Foundation and I direct that a receipt of the proper officer for the time being of The Leukaemia Foundation of Australia Limited shall be a good and sufficient discharge to my trustee/s.”

We also suggest including the below optional clause:

“The reason I am making this gift to the Leukaemia Foundation is:
To honour my loved one and the way they boldly fought blood cancer…”
To support families who have to relocate for life-saving treatment…”
(please identify your connection with the Leukaemia Foundation).

Your Will planning checklist

Six of the most important things to keep in mind when you write or update your Will

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