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Create a lasting legacy for South Australian children

Leaving a legacy gift to a charity in your Will is a highly personal decision. By choosing to support Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House with a legacy gift in your Will, it enables us to continue to create bright beginnings for children who are blind or deaf; providing vital services and support to help them live life focused on what they can do.

Thank you for considering leaving a legacy gift to support children living in darkness or silence.

Anyone can leave a legacy gift

People from all walks of life choose to contribute to a better society beyond their lifetime. Legacy gifts can be large or small. Once you have taken care of loved ones, a gift to Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House can make a real difference.

How to leave a legacy gift in your Will

Including a legacy gift in your Will to Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House is straightforward and we are here to help. We understand it is a personal decision and we encourage you to discuss your thoughts with your family and friends before making your Will.

Once you have made the powerful decision to leave a legacy gift in your Will, it is important that your wishes are carried out correctly. There are three main types of gifts you can choose to leave:

  • A residuary bequest - after taking care of family and loved ones, you can leave all or a percentage of the remainder of your estate;
  • A portion of your estate - leave a nominated portion or fixed percentage of your estate;
  • A specific bequest - leave a specific sum of money or shares

Suggested wording:

I GIVE AND BEQUEATH TO Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House Incorporated, of ABN 29 378 746 905, (insert the sum or percentage of your estate or assets to be gifted) to be used for general purposes as directed by the governing Board and I DECLARE that a receipt issued from the Treasurer or other proper Officer of the said charitable institution will be sufficient discharge to my Trustee.