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Your Legacy For Better

Leaving a gift in your Will is a wonderful way to leave an ongoing legacy in your name after you’ve gone.

Even leaving just 1% of your estate to ending hunger can make a difference and will fund projects that support women’s empowerment, ending the forced marriage of girls and running schools and health clinics that save lives.

What a beautiful expression of a life well lived, and well shared.

Your Gift means a better world for Veronica



Veronica, aged 72 from Ghana, has witnessed the progress in her village since The Hunger Project, in collaboration with the Adonkwanta community, embarked on improving living conditions in 2009. This community reached Self-Reliance in 2022.

“We now have a bank, a health clinic, and recently, we even got internet access. In the past, making ends meet was sometimes a challenge for me. However, through agricultural training, the yield from my land has increased. I learned to plant my corn more efficiently and started practicing organic farming.”


Veronica and her husband, Simon, currently live in a relatively small house. However, they are constructing a new and larger one. “This is possible because I now earn more and save more. Financial management training has certainly helped with that.”

“Our new house will have more space for our children and grandchildren, allowing them to move in with us. That would be nice for me and my husband – after all, we are getting older.”

“For the young people in the village, I hope their situation and prospects continue to improve, with opportunities for a good education and better income.”

Our Promise to you


Your legacy will help create a world without hunger, now and for future generations.

Working together, we can make the world better, fairer and more equitable for every person; no matter where they were born or their gender.

We promise to:

  • Listen to your needs
  • Understand your wishes
  • Always treat you, and your loved ones, with respect
  • Be honest and transparent
  • Use your gift wisely
  • Take your commitment seriously

Learn more about how to leave a gift in your Will

If you’d like to have a personal and confidential discussion about leaving a gift in your Will, please call Melissa Kumar, Philanthropy Manager (02) 9222 9088 or email

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What is the best way to leave a gift?

Every gift helps to end hunger, and we’re grateful for whichever way you choose to support The Hunger Project. There are three main ways to leave a gift, but we suggest you seek professional advice in deciding which approach is best for you and your loved ones:
1) A residual bequest You can make a gift of the residue (or remainder), or a percentage of the residue, of your estate once specific gifts and expenses have been taken care of.
2) A specified amount You can simply state the dollar amount in your will that you wish to leave to The Hunger Project.
3) An asset You may wish to make a gift of a specific asset, for example: real estate, shares or bonds. 

How will my gift be used?

Your gift will be directed towards helping close to 12 million people around the world lift themselves out of hunger and poverty, supporting programs from maternal health, nutrition, climate change adaptation, water, education and empowerment.

My gift is modest – will it count?

Absolutely – any size gift, even just 1%, can make an incredible impact towards creating a world without hunger.

Should I let you know I’ve left The Hunger Project a gift in my Will?

This is a personal choice. If you choose to let us know of your plans, you have the option of being recognised for your incredible gift within your lifetime. Additionally, it helps us to plan for the future.

Is my gift tax deductible?

Gifts in wills are generally not tax deductible. However, certain types of capital gains tax assets, like shares or property, may be distributed tax effectively due to our deductible gift recipient (DGR) status. We suggest you seek professional advice for your specific circumstances.

I would like to support a specific Hunger Project program; can I do this?

We ask that you don’t direct your gift to a specific program, which gives us the opportunity to respond to changing circumstances and ensure that the areas of greatest need are funded over time. However, if you let us know of a specific program or area that you are interested in, we will do our best to honour your wishes.


Can my friends or family be informed of the impact of my gift?

We welcome and encourage this, so that your loved ones can take pride in your legacy.