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Giving the Ultimate Gift

A bequest is a gift that keeps on giving long after you are able to do so personally. It is the ultimate, selfless gift. A gift made in your will to a charitable organisation is called a bequest.

For organisations like Arthritis South Australia, bequests play a vital role in enabling us to take a major step forward in the fight against arthritis.

Bequests are personal matters - and we respect your privacy. Although it is not essential, it would be helpful if we had some knowledge of your plans. Not only will it help us to plan ahead, it will give us the opportunity to thank you personally and discuss how we will put your gift to work. This information will be treated in the strictest confidence.

If you would like to discuss the possibility of leaving a bequest to Arthritis South Australia, or to obtain a copy of our bequest brochure please contact the Bequests Officer on 08 8379 5711.

Research holds the key to more effective treatments of Arthritis. By remembering Arthritis South Australia in your will, you can play a role in finding a cure for these debilitating diseases.

Your will is one of the most important documents you will ever sign. Your intentions today will have a lasting impact on the future and security of your loved ones and any organisation you wish to nominate to benefit from your expression of generosity.

Your solicitor or Trustee Company will explain how to leave a bequest to The Arthritis Foundation of South Australia.

Australian Executor Trustees offers a 10% discount on all estate planning services to all supporteres of The Arthritis Foundation of South Australia Inc. You can call 1800 882 218 to arrange an appointment.

Suggested wording for bequests

Wording you may choose to use to make a bequest in your Will to Arthritis SA is below. Consult your solicitor to ensure your Will represents your wishes precisely.

“I give to the Arthritis Foundation of South Australia Inc. of 111A Welland Ave Welland SA 5007 (ABN: 53 784 654 861) for its general purposes

-         The rest or residue of my Estate or

-         A percentage of my Estate or

-         A percentage of the residue of my Estate or

-         A specific amount

free of all duties and testamentary expenses and I declare that the receipt from an authorised officer shall be sufficient discharge to my Executors”.