Your lasting legacy

More than just an instructional on how to distribute your assets, a Will is a lasting testament to your values. By taking the simple step of including The Hunger Project Australia in your Will, you are ensuring that our transformational work with communities around the world continues for generations to come.

We understand that providing for family and loved ones in your Will comes first, but even a small percentage of your estate left to The Hunger Project Australia can make a world of difference and ensure that the work you have supported during your lifetime can be continued long into the future.

As the Hunger Project Australia has deductible gift receipt status from the Australian Taxation Office, your bequest will be subject to tax benefits. We suggest you speak with your legal advisor for further advice.

Update Your Will

Once you have chosen which kind of bequest is right for you, you will then need to write or update your Will. It is important to note that while making a Will is relatively straightforward, we always recommend that you consult a legal advisor.

Let Us Know Your Intentions

Although there is no legal requirements to inform us of gifts in your will, we recommend that you get in touch with our friendly team, both so that we can thank you for your gift, and to enable us to plan for the future. Any information you provide us with is simply a statement of your current intentions, is in no way legally binding, and will be kept in the strictest confidence.

To speak to us regarding your intentions, or if you have any questions about leaving The Hunger Project Australia a gift in your will, please don’t hesitate to call us on (02) 9222 9088 or email thpa@thp.org

How to Leave a Gift in Your Will

Leaving a gift in your will is both simple and versatile. The first step is to decide what kind of gift you would like to leave:

A Residuary Bequest:

A residuary is a gift given to The Hunger Project Australia, after your family and any other beneficiaries have been taken care of. Suggested wording:

I give, free of all duties and taxes, the residue of my estate (or ____% of the residue my estate), to The Hunger Project Australia ABN 45 002 569 271, of BULB, 9-19 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, to be used for its general purposes. The official receipt of the organisation shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my executor(s)/trustee(s).

A Percentage of Your Estate:

This involves leaving a specified percentage of your estate, or perhaps a whole estate if you have something specific in mind, to The Hunger Project Australia. It is relatively simple, and protects against inflation. Suggested wording:

I give, free of all duties and taxes, ____% of my estate (or the whole of my estate), to The Hunger Project Australia ABN 45 002 569 271, of BULB, 9-19 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, to be used for its general purposes. The official receipt of the organisation shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my executor(s)/trustee(s).

A Pecuniary Bequest:

This involves leaving a specified sum of money to The Hunger Project Australia. Suggested wording:

I give, free of all duties and taxes, the sum of $_____, to The Hunger Project Australia ABN 45 002 569 271, of BULB, 9-19 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, to be used for its general purposes. The official receipt of the organisation shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my executor(s)/trustee(s).

A Specific Bequest:

This is a specifically selected gift by you to The Hunger Project Australia. For example, this may be in the form of money, property, a life insurance policy, or stocks and shares. Suggested wording:

I give, free of all duties and taxes, (select one)

  •    my units/shares in [insert name of company/companies]
  •    the proceeds from the sale of [insert specific item(s) such as furniture, jewellery, etc.] as liquidated by the executor of my estate
  •    Life insurance policy no.­­­­­_____________ held by ________________

to The Hunger Project Australia (ABN 45 002 569 271), of BULB, 9-19 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, to be used for its general purposes. The official receipt of the organisation shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my executor(s)/trustee(s).