Make a bequest
A lasting legacy
Every bequest, large or modest has the power to change lives. Your legacy will allow real steps to be taken to make the world a better place.
Thank you for wanting safer, fairer, brighter, better.
Recommended wording for a bequest to Uniting:
“I give to the Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) for the benefit of Uniting (NSW.ACT) based in Sydney, NSW, Australia:
the sum of $________ (cash)
and/or ______% of my total estate
and/or the rest and residue of my estate
and/or Life Insurance Policy Number ____________ in _____________ company (insurance company)
and/or a specific item of property _________________
To be used by Uniting (NSW.ACT) for such of its general purposes as the Board of Uniting (NSW.ACT) may decide, and I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other authorised officer of the Property Trust shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors who shall not be obliged to see to the application thereof.”
To leave a bequest for a specific Uniting program or service you may wish amend the last paragraph of the above as follows:
… To be used by Uniting (NSW.ACT) for [insert specific projects, e.g. Newpin, Younger Onset Dementia Central Coast, Dubbo Doorways]. I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other authorised officer of the Property Trust shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors who shall not be obliged to see to the application thereof.”
When preparing a Will, it is advisable to seek qualified legal advice to ensure it reflects your wishes. Solicitors, estate planners or trust companies are best placed to provide advice.
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Call us on 1800 864 846 (1800 UNITING).
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