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 bequeath to St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland ABN: 14 211 506 904 presently of 10 Merivale St, South Brisbane, Queensland to be applied for...

Insert either:

  • its general charitable purposes to assist those in need; or
  • the specific purpose that you would like the gift to be used for; or
  • a specific location where the money is to be spent

Then insert details of the gift such as:

  • the residuary estate; or
  • the percentage of the estate; or
  • particulars of the specific item being given; or
  • the sum of money being given.

In relation to that gift, I declare that a general charitable intent applies, a receipt signed by a person authorised by St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland shall constitute a full and sufficient discharge to my Executors and my Executors are not obliged to see or enquire into the application of the subject matter of the gift made by me.