Wills & Bequests

Your Will to help tomorrow’s heart kids 

How can you help ensure that HeartKids NSW can be there for all of tomorrow’s many beautiful heart children and their families, to help them safely through the array of difficulties which CHD presents? The answer lies in your Will.

What is a bequest? 

A bequest is a gift left in a person’s Will. For more detailed information, click the following link to download the informative booklet,

Bequests Booklet

How to make a bequest

Making a bequest is straightforward process that involves adding your preferred charity, HeartKids NSW, as a beneficiary to your Will. For more information about how to make or update your Will, please download our complimentary booklet ‘A Guide to Making & Updating Your Will

What your heartfelt gift will provide

  • Hope for children living with Childhood Heart Disease
  • Reassurance to the family members who love them
  • Financial support to alleviate the economic pressures that come with caring for a seriously ill child
  • Emotional and psychological support to help heart families cope well with their challenges
  • Investment in research to find breakthrough cures and treatments

Options for making a bequest

There are a number of different ways to make a bequest. The option that is right for you will depend upon your own unique preferences and circumstances.

Bequest options include:

  • A specific dollar amount
  • A percentage of your total estate
  • The residue of your estate (i.e. What remains of your estate after your loved ones have been provided for)
  • A percentage of the residue of your estate
  • Items of value (such as shares or real estate)

Suggested wording for a bequest

“I [insert name] bequeath, free of all duties and taxes, [insert dollar amount/items of value/% of my residuary estate] to HeartKids NSW ABN 41 660 178 267. The receipt of the Secretary or other authorised officer for the time being shall be a complete and sufficient discharge for the executor(s).”

Please let us know your intentions

When you notify us of your intention to leave a bequest to HeartKids NSW in your Will, we shall demonstrate our gratitude by granting you special inclusion into the Gracious Hearts club.

To discuss making a bequest or for more information, please contact our CEO on 9631 2600


 

New South Wales