Make a Bequest

A bequest is a gift made in your will. By making a Bequest to Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury , you will be helping our work towards a future where anyone can receive care and emotional support when they need it.

Your donations directly help to provide, develop, and promote:

  • Suicide awareness and prevention
  • 13 11 14 – 24 hour telephone crisis support
  • Local face-to-face personal, problem gambling and financial counselling services
  • Community Aid
  • Crisis Support Groups
  • Volunteer training and support

 

More about Bequests

A bequest to us may include either one, or a combination, of the following.

  • Residuary Bequest: A gift of whatever is left of your estate (or a percentage thereof) after all your other gifts have been distributed, and taxes and debts have been fulfilled.
  • Pecuniary Bequest: A gift of a set dollar amount determined by you at the time of drawing up or amending your Will.
  • Specific Bequests: The gift of a nominated asset, such as a house, shares, life insurance.
  • Specified Purpose: You may have a preference for the way your bequest to Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury will be used. For example, you may specify that your Bequest be used for Suicide Prevention, or Telephone Counselling services.

 

Wording your Bequest:

The wording, that you use in your will, is important. The wrong wording could mean that your assets are not treated as you intended. The correct wording will ensure that gifts directed to Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury will come directly to us. If in doubt, it is always best to seek professional advice from a legal advisor or solicitor.

If you would like to make a gift to Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury, we suggest that your will contains the following wording:

 

For a Residuary Bequest:

I give, devise and bequeath to Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Incorporated (ABN 56 766 506 533) of 4 Park Avenue, Gordon, free from all duties, the following _____ percentage OR the remainder of my estate and direct that the receipt of the Treasurer for the time being will be a sufficient discharge to my trustees.

 

For a Pecuniary Bequest:

I give devise and bequeath to Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Incorporated (ABN 56 766 506 533) of 4 Park Avenue, Gordon, free from all duties, the following $ _____ amount and direct that the receipt of the Treasurer for the time being will be a sufficient discharge to my trustees.

 

For a Specific Bequest:

I give, devise and bequeath to Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Incorporated ( ABN 56 766 506 533) of 4 Park Avenue, Gordon, free from all duties, the following ________ item/s and direct that the receipt of the Treasurer for the time being will be a sufficient discharge to my trustees.

If you would like to find out more about Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury (such as annual reports or brochures about our services), before making your decision….

For more information, email us or call (02) 9498 8805