How you can leave a Gift in your Will

By leaving a Gift in your Will, you’re ensuring your legacy lives on – bringing hope to those who desperately need to believe in a brighter future.

Planning an estate is a deeply personal process and a time to reflect on what matters most.

Speak with family members

Let your loved ones know your wishes so they understand your intentions to leave a gift in your Will to Uniting Vic.Tas. While it’s a personal decision to leave a gift to charity, it is important that your loved ones understand your reasons to support people most in need.

Seek legal advice

You may wish to consult a qualified legal advisor to assist you match your intentions with a gift in your Will and ensure your Will is valid. Let your solicitor know about our suggested wording for your Will, which is shown below.

Get in touch

If you are considering including Uniting Vic. Tas in your Will, it would be a privilege to hear your story, learn about the intentions behind your gift and to thank you personally for your generosity. Contact our Gifts in Wills Lead, Melissa Carrozza, on 1800 668 426 or melissa.carrozza@vt.uniting.org for a confidential discussion.

Suggested wording for your Will

The next time you’re updating or changing your Will, you can ask your solicitor or trustee company to insert a few simple words. Our suggested wording for including a Gift to Uniting Vic.Tas is outlined below.

Contact us

We would love to hear from you. For more information please contact our Gift In Wills lead, Melissa Carrozza on 1800 668 426 or contact us below 

The legacy of a life well lived

Having moved from Scotland to Australia when she was 10, Margaret “Hazel” Bowie understood the sense of social isolation that comes with starting again in a new land.

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way

Prahran resident, John Potter, has decided to leave a gift in his Will to Uniting after seeing the positive impact our work made in his friend Robert’s life.

Our services provide more than just food

Maidie Graham manages the Uniting Crisis and Homelessness Services in Ringwood and Footscray. She says a parcel of food can go a long way in helping individuals and families in crisis.