Will wording

Your Will is your last gift

Please see below our suggested wording for your nominated solicitor. If you need a solicitor please ask our bequest team how you can access our free solicitor service on 07 3010 1076 or email bequests@svdpqld.org.au

Suggested Will wording

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.

How you can give

After you have provided for your loved ones, there are four main ways you can include a gift in your will to St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland.

Percentage
Leave a portion of your estate.

Residual
The remainder of your estate after specific gifts have been distributed.

Pecuniary
Specific gift of cash.

Asset
Specific items such property or shares, bonds or other items of value.

The best type of gift you can leave is a percentage or residual as these keep their value over time.

Thank you!

It is through the foresight of people like yourself, that we will be able to offer “a hand up” to the most vulnerable members of our community in need well into the future.

If you would like to let us know you have left a gift for the Society in your Will please contact us.The information collected regarding your future gift to the society will not be shared or disclosed to any third party and kept strictly confidential. Please click here for our privacy statement.

Some people may prefer to remain anonymous, and we respect this decision.

Contact Us

We are here to help. For further information regarding Will wording, please contact Carol Guinane today:

    07 3010 1076
   bequests@svdpqld.org.au
   PO Box 3351, South Brisbane QLD 4101

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