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Bequests

Leaving a Bequest

A gift from you to future generations

You can make an enduring difference to your community. Your bequest to BBCR will help ensure we can continue to provide services, facilities, and programs to help all ages in our community.

If you do not have a will, please consider contacting your solicitor today.

Thank you for your consideration and support

Suggested forms of wording

If you decide to leave a bequest to BBCR, a clause may be inserted in your will using the following words:

“I give (insert description of specific gift) of my estate free from all debts (secured and unsecured) and all duties and taxes (whether federal or state) payable in respect of my estate to Bay and Basin Community Services Incorporated (ABN 54 425 754 519) (“BBCR”), and I declare that the receipt of an authorised officer of the said BBCR shall be a full and sufficient discharge of this bequest”

For Solicitors

Our full legal name is Bay and Basin Community Services Incorporated and our ABN is 54 425 754 519. We are an incorporated association registered in New South Wales and eligible to receive tax deductible donations.

In all matters concerning bequests, confidentiality will be maintained

For further information including our brochure or to advise BBCRI of your bequest intention, contact Deb Butler on (02)4443-7681, or send an email to deborahb@bbcri.com.au

Your Choice of Bequest

There are many ways you can tailor a bequest to suit your personal preferences and circumstances. The most usual types of bequest are listed below.

Percentage or nominated portion of estate – The estate can be divided among a number of people and/or organisations

Residual bequest – You can provide for your family and friends and leave the residue to BBCR

Property – BBCR can receive all forms of property, including shares

Trust – Establishing a trust in your to allow person or persons to use your property during their lifetime, then the capital can be passed on to BBCR

Cash sum – A specific sum is a common form of bequest

In Memory Gifts

To make a donation in memory of a loved one or friend or to arrange for donations in lieu of flowers for a funeral, please contact our Bequest Officer on (02)4443-7681