A Gift in Your Will
After providing for your loved ones, we are grateful to thoughtful supporters who decide to leave a gift in their Will to the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation. A gift like this is one of the most meaningful ways for you to invest in the health and wellbeing of future generations, and throughout our history gifts in Wills have transformed the lives of countless children, mums and families.
Your gift will save lives
By leaving a gift in your Will, you are choosing to make a lasting difference to something you care about deeply. Your gift will play a vital role in providing world-class paediatric medical research, quality facilities and equipment, and support programs and services that make the Hospital journey the very best it can be.
Together, we can ensure a healthier future for women, children and their families.
Important Information for your Solicitor
Our organisation details
Name: Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation Incorporated
ABN: 99 682 331 968
Registered address: 55 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006
Suggested wording for your Will
“I, (your name), give to the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation Incorporated (ABN 99 682 331 968)
the rest and residue of my estate; or
_____ per cent of my Estate; or
_____ per cent of the residue of my Estate; or
the sum of $_______
Free of all duties and testamentary expenses for its general purposes and I direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer or other proper officer of that organisation shall be sufficient discharge to my executor who shall not be bound to see the application of my gift.”
Request a copy of our Gifts in Wills Brochure
Thank you for your interest in leaving a gift to the WCH Foundation in your Will. Our brochure provides inspiration and information about the wonderful difference you can make with a gift in your Will. Enter your email address if you’d like to have a copy emailed to you, or contact us to request a printed version.
Stories of giving
Behind every bequest is a personal story. Discover what inspired some of our most kind-hearted supporters to remember the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation with a gift in their Will and find out more about how these remarkable people are creating a better future for the next generation.
A neighbourly gift
From what started as a ‘hello’ and wave across the fence grew into a much-loved friendship for the Roberts family and their long-time neighbour the late Hazel Glencross. Hazel died in 2019 and left a bequest to the Sam Roberts Family Fund in memory of the boy she called ‘dear little Sam’.
Marjory Norman Edwards OAM
The woman with a heart bigger than the outback
The Roy and Marjory Edwards Bequest remains one of the most generous ever left to charity in South Australia. When Marjory passed in 2004, it was discovered that she and her late husband Roy had left gifts in their Will of more than $37 million to 12 charities, including the WCH Foundation.
Recognising your support
Individuals who remember the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation with a gift in their Will are eligible to become members of our Golden Hearts Bequest Society. An invitation to become a Golden Heart is extended upon your notifying us of your special commitment and providing a copy of the relevant clause used in your Will.
As a member, you will receive special updates and news from the Foundation, as well as invitations to special events including Hospital tours with guest speakers. Members receive a certificate of appreciation and a gold lapel pin in recognition of their support and membership.
We are here to help
We’d love to help you turn your passion today into a gift for the future. If you’re planning to remember the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation with a gift in your Will, or you have already done so, we invite you to tell us so that we can say thank you.
Please contact us for a confidential discussion. We can supply you with recommended wording for your Will, provide information about leaving a gift to a specific area, or discuss the options with you if you are unsure how best to make a difference through your gift.