Making A Bequest To UnitingCare Ballarat
One method of making a difference is by considering a bequest to UnitingCare Ballarat and thus to the disadvantaged people of Ballarat as part of your will.
A Will can be a method of reflecting on your own life and your own personal achievements. A bequest can leave a meaningful legacy related to your values and beliefs about society and a way of helping future generations growing up and living in Ballarat and district.
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By including a bequest to UnitingCare Ballarat in your Will, you are ensuring that those in need in your local community continue to receive essential servives. UnitingCare Ballarat has a strong 'doing' ethos. We are an integral part of Ballarat and proud of it. When people need help in Ballarat, they think of UnitingCare.
We hope you too, will share in our pride and sense of community by considering a bequest to the agency and that your life will enriched by knowing you will make a significant difference to the people of Ballarat after your death.
Making a will is a reasonably straightforward legal process. Most solicitors will help you in making your will at a reasonable cost. If you would like to include a bequest to UnitingCare Ballarat in your will, the following are examples of how you could word it. If you would like to word it differently, a solicitor will be able to advise you.
To leave/make a bequest to the general purpose of UnitingCare Ballarat:
I give and bequeath (insert specific amount, percentage of estate, residue of estate, particular property or item) to UnitingCare Ballarat of 105 Dana Street, Ballarat, to be applied for general purposes.
To leave/make a bequest for a specific purpose within UnitingCare Ballarat:
I give and bequeath (insert specific amount, percentage of estate, residue of estate, particluar property or item) to UnitingCare Ballarat of 105 Dana Street, for the purpose of (nominate a specific purpose eg. Lifeline Ballarat, Emergency Relief, BreezeWay, Family Ties, Reid's Heritage Maintenance program)
If making a bequest to UnitingCare Ballarat is something you may wish to do, you may like to speak with our CEO Carolyn Barrie regarding where your bequest may best help. Carolyn can be contacted on 5322 4904.
A bequest is a legacy that is never forgotten.