Your lasting wish for Vinnies

Leaving a gift in your will is a simple, yet powerful way to help those in need after you are gone.

St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland (fondly known as Vinnies) has been assisting Australia’s experiencing disadvantage for over 120 years. Much of the good work we do is made possible by the generous people who remember us in their will. We help all people in need, giving them a hand-up when they need it most.

Much of the good work we do is made possible by the generous people who remember us in their will.  Leaving a gift in your will can help us house, feed, clothe, and help people struggling or facing crisis.

Your lasting legacy. Leaving a gift in your will can help us house, feed, clothe and help people struggling or facing crisis.

Your gift will restore hope. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. You don’t need to be wealthy to leave a gift, a minimal percentage of your estate can have a lasting impact.

Your gift will go to those in need. Our volunteer member base of more than 9,000 people keeps administration costs low. This means your funds can be directed where they are needed most.

We are here to help. For further information or to discuss this very personal decision further, please contact our gifts and wills team on 07 3010 1076 or email bequests@svdpqld.org.au.

  • A. Remembering us in your will

    Your legacy today brings hope for a better tomorrow St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland (fondly known as Vinnies) has been assisting Australians experiencing disadvantage for over 120 years. With the support of our...

  • B. With your help we can rebuild lives

    We offer people in crisis a hand up, not just a hand out Take a moment to think about what you would do if you lost everything you have today. What would you do if due to unexpected reasons you became destitute? What if...

  • C. Your gift will restore hope

    With your support we can tackle poverty and disadvantage head-on Your support enables us to provide vital services and programs to address a variety of welfare needs: HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS Homeless shelters,...

  • D. Your stories

    Bec's Story - Together we can help achieve life security At 34 years of age, Bec was at a breaking point. She was six months pregnant with nowhere to live. She was couch surfing with friends and sleeping in the back...

  • E. Your will is important

    Every gift will help us support people in need Your will reflects what is important to you and ensures your personal wishes will be met. Written wisely it can give your loved ones peace of mind. Firstly discuss your...

  • F. Suggested wording

    It’s easy to leave a gift in your will Should you generously decide to leave a gift in your will to St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland, ask your solicitor to insert the following clause: I give, devise and...

  • G. Frederic's Fellowship

    Join a community of like-minded individuals The St Vincent de Paul Society was founded in Paris by a 20 year old student named Frederic Ozanam in 1833 who responded in a practical way to the poverty and hardship he witnessed. Frederics Fellowship,...

  • H. Your questions answered

    Your will is an important part of future planning Q. I’m not wealthy – can I afford to leave a gift in my will? A. Thousands of everyday Australians include gifts in their will to causes they care about. Every gift, great or small makes a...

  • I. Our promise to you

    Our promise to you We will your respect your privacy We will answer any questions honestly and promptly We respect that your loved ones come first We won’t put you under any pressure. We understand that this is your decision and you need to make...

  • J. Request more information

    Private and confidential Thank you for your interest in leaving a legacy in your will to St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland (Vinnies), to support us in our most important work: helping the most vulnerable members of our community. To receive our...