Remember CARE in your Will: care for life, care forever
Remember CARE in your Will: care for life, care forever
Create a lasting legacy
Leaving a bequest or gift in your Will to CARE is one of the most valuable gifts you can give.
Your gift will help send girls to school, help families receive life-saving health care, and help whole communities to overcome poverty. A gift that lasts beyond any lifetime, you will help women and girls in poor communities to break the cycle of poverty, forever.
What your gift can do
Fatchima is a grandmother from Niger. As a young girl, the poverty of her family, and her entire village, meant that school was simply not an option. “The children were always sick, always malnourished,” she says. Parents worried constantly. There was never enough food. Disease spread rapidly and there was no getting away from it.
But when Fatchima grew up, she joined a CARE savings group called Women on the Move, and her life began to change. Fatchima’s group was able to save enough money for everyone in the group to invest in a better life – Fatchima started a small business, bought livestock, and eventually was able to send her granddaughter Nana to school. Because of her education, Nana has a real chance to avoid a life of poverty, and does not face the impossible barriers her grandmother had to confront.
Gifts in Wills helped Aboubaca change the story of her family. Let a gift in your Will do the same.
Each and every gift – large or small – makes a big difference
“We were very impressed [by CARE’s work]. CARE has placed more emphasis on the education of women which we applaud. [Addressing poverty and inequality around the world] will be an ongoing challenge for many years to come, so making provisions in both our Wills for bequests to CARE continues to foster the desires we currently have in improving children’s opportunities for a more fulfilling life.”
– Dr Graeme and Mrs Dawn Robson, who have left a gift to CARE in their Will.
A life-changing gift: Chin's story
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Gifts in Wills profile: Dr Graeme Robson and Mrs Dawn Robson
Dr Graeme Robson and his wife Dawn are long-time supporters of CARE Australia. Both have generously left bequests to CARE in their Will. Graeme and Dawn reflect on their journey with CARE and why they decided to make these life-changing gifts.
How to leave a bequest to CARE in your Will
On behalf of those you are helping around the world, thank you for considering remembering CARE in your Will. You may like to bring the below wordings to your lawyer or financial adviser to leave a gift to CARE in your Will:
- Wording for a residuary gift:
“I give my residuary estate/[insert percentage]% of my estate to be paid, free of all duties, to CARE Australia, 243 Northbourne Avenue, Lyneham, Australian Capital Territory for its general purposes and benefits absolutely.
I also declare that the receipt of the bequest by the Chief Executive or the Company Secretary shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my executors/trustees for the transfer or payment of any property, monies under this clause in my Will.”
- Wording for a pecuniary gift:
“I give [insert monetary amount] to be paid, free of all duties, to CARE Australia, 243 Northbourne Avenue, Lyneham, Australian Capital Territory for its general purposes and benefits absolutely.
I also declare that the receipt of the bequest by the Chief Executive or the Company Secretary shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my executors/trustees for the transfer or payment of any property, monies under this clause of my Will.’’
For more information about leaving a gift to CARE in your Will please contact Katherine via the details below or by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.
How to make a gift in memory
If you would like to make a gift to CARE in memory of a loved one, please contact us on the form below or by calling Katherine on 03 9009 7137, and we can supply you with the appropriate forms.
“Remembering CARE Australia in your Will is a gift which will endure beyond your lifetime”
– Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser AC CH
“I have left a gift to CARE in my Will because I believe that a better world is possible, and that we are the generation to make it happen. Everyone deserves a chance to make a better life for themselves, for their children and for their grandchildren. Each and every bequest – large or small – makes a big difference.” – Julia Newton-Howes, former Chief Executive, CARE Australia
Uganda banks on change
CARE Australia’s Katherine Falconer learns how families in Uganda are gaining financial security through community savings groups. I love my job because I get to see the power of people and their desire to create change, how CARE contributes to empowering those people whose children are going to inherit the world and how gifts like…
Katherine sees the power of our supporters in action when she travels to Uganda. She reports back on what she learned.
We’d love to hear from you
If you would like more information or want to let us know about a gift you’ve already made in your Will, please contact me directly. I would love the chance to talk to you. –
Katherine Falconer, part of our gifts in Wills team
Phone: (03) 9009 7137
On behalf of those whose lives you are helping; thank you for making the gift of many lifetimes.