Leaving a donation to Stewart House in your Will is a way of ensuring that thousands of children each year are able to benefit from a stay at Stewart House into the future.
Why leave a Bequest for Stewart House
Bequests are one of our most significant sources of funding and we rely on this income to help us continue our vital programs. We realise that leaving a bequest in your will is an important decisions and will need a lot of consideration. To help you with this decision we would be delighted to send you more information about Stewart House and our work.
In 2011 Stewart House was the sole beneficiary to the late Keith Dowling's estate. The significant donation received from Keith's estate will be fully utilised on completely renovating and waterproofing the multiple rooves and balconies in the upper building located in Batho Road.
Wording for your Will
To include Stewart House, New South Wales in your Will we suggest that you use the following wording:
" I bequeath to Stewart House for its (its general use) or (a specified purpose) my entire estate or (a specified sum), or (the residual of my estate) free of all duties. The receipt of the Secretary or other authorized officer for the time being shall be a complete and sufficient discharge for the executor(s)."
You can use your Will to help improve the lives of thousands of children in NSW and ACT in a variety of ways. You might decide to leave your money for general use, or that it be used specifically to fund:
- Weekend excursions for the children
- The provision of healthy well-balanced meals for the children
- Capital improvements to benefit the children's comfort and safety
We would be happy to speak to you about this. If you have any further questions or would like more information please contact Amanda Bisset on 99383021 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for Solicitors
If you are a solicitor and you have a client who would like to leave a bequest to Stewart House, please pass on our sincere thanks.
We would be happy to speak to you and to your client personally about this. Contact Amanda Bisset on (02) 9938 3021 or email email@example.com.
The wording for their Will should be as follows:
"I bequeath to Stewart House for its (its general use) or (a specified purpose) my entire estate or (a specified sum), or (the residual of my estate) free of all duties. The receipt of the Secretary or other authorized officer for the time being shall be a complete and sufficient discharge for the executor(s)."
We confirm that Stewart House (ABN 97 127 072 100) is a public company limited by guarantee registered in terms of the Corporations Act 2001 and is a charitable institution.