Gifts in Wills and in Honour
A gift in your Will is a gift that lives on.
Most people would like to leave the world a little better off,
knowing they have made a difference to a cause they really care
By leaving a gift to Diabetes Queensland in your Will you can help
to change and save lives into the future. As part of your legacy
you will be helping to deliver a range of programs that provide
ongoing education, support and advice to improve the health of
people living with, or at risk of diabetes.
Your lasting gift will help to provide life-changing support and
services to children, teenagers and adults living with diabetes,
and support crucial research into better treatments and future a
Help create a better future for people living with this
How to include a gift in your
Below you will find some suggested wording which your
solicitor can include in your Will. If you would like more
information or a printed booklet about leaving a gift in your Will,
please contact our Donor Relations Manager on 07 3506 0920, email
email@example.com or send a letter to:
Donor Relations Manager
PO Box 9824
Brisbane QLD 4001
Please inform us of your
If you have made the wonderful decision to leave a gift to
Diabetes Queensland in your Will, we would really like to know so
we can thank you personally. Informing us allows us to better plan
for the future and to keep you up to date about our work.
Please be assured your information will be held in strict
confidence. If you prefer to remain anonymous, we will respect your
Solicitors and Executors
If you are a solicitor and have a client who chooses to leave a
bequest to Diabetes Queensland, we have provided some suggested
Will wording below.
If you are an Executor of a Will that includes Diabetes
Queensland, please contact us for any information you need.
Suggested wording for a gift in your Will
l, ………………………………………………………………………………….., give and bequeath to
Diabetes Queensland of 29 Finchley Street Brisbane QLD 4064 (ABN
18 009 790 327)
- a) The residue (or ________% of the residue) of my estate
- b) _______ % of my estate
- c) A sum of $ ___________
To be used for the fulfilment of its charitable purposes through
its awareness, research, education and advocacy programs, free of
all death and estate duties. I declare that the receipt of such
gift by its Chief Executive, Treasurer or other authorised officer
shall be sufficient discharge of my Executors.
For a Contingent Bequest:
If any of the abovenamed beneficiaries should predecease me, I
hereby bequeath his or her share to: Diabetes Queensland of
29 Finchley Street Brisbane QLD 4064 (ABN 18 009 790 327) for its
If you would like any specific information, or have any
questions, please don't hesitate to contact Donor Relations Manager
07 3506 0920, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for considering making a lasting difference with a
gift in your Will.
Gifts in Honour
Honour the memory of a loved one with a donation in lieu of
flowers, or celebrate a special life milestone by making a donation
in lieu of giving gifts.
Giving a donation In Memoriam is a wonderful way to pay tribute to
a loved family member, friend, neighbour or colleague. Families can
take comfort in the knowledge that their loved one is being
remembered for a life well lived, while contributing to Diabetes
Queensland so that others will live a better life.
An In Celebration donation to Diabetes Queensland is a way to
honour friends and family on their special day by contributing to a
cause that will help make a difference to many lives.
How to arrange a Gift in
By offering family and friends the opportunity to make a donation
to Diabetes Queensland in lieu of flowers at a funeral or in lieu
of gifts at a celebration, you'll help to fund vital research into
better treatments and a cure, and to support people to live well
Donations can be gifted to Diabetes Queensland in lieu of
birthday, wedding, anniversary or other celebratory gifts.
Specially designed In Celebration envelopes are available on
request. Simply contact our fundraising team to arrange delivery
and discuss any other requirements.
When requesting a gift in memory, you may want to instruct the
funeral home to mention the family's wish for a gift to Diabetes
Queensland in lieu of flowers in the memorial notice. Specially
designed In Memoriam envelopes are available upon request. Simply
contact our fundraising team to arrange delivery and discuss any
We will send a letter and receipt to each person who donates and
provide their contact details, following their kind 'in memory'
donation. The family of the deceased will be sent a condolence card
acknowledging those having donated in memory of their loved
To order donation envelopes
Please contact our fundraising team at
email@example.com or call us on 1800 177 055 if you
would like specially designed donation envelopes to give out to
your family and friends at your gathering. You can easily return
donations to us using the included reply-paid envelope.
Make a donation in honour
You can make a memorial or celebratory donation over the phone by
calling 1800 177 055, or you can donate online. Please remember to
include the name of the individual or couple who is being
If you would like further information about 'in memory' or 'in
celebration' donations, please contact our fundraising team on 1800
177 055 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
We can help ensure that your lasting gift will achieve your
vision and answer any questions.
If you would like an information pack posted to you or one of
our friendly staff to phone you to discuss your options, please
contact us on 1300 136 588 or complete the form below....