Leaving a Bequest

What is a Bequest – A Gift in your Will

A bequest can be large or small and may consist of money, property or an estate or part of an estate. Making a bequest to Real Living Options Association Inc. will ensure that the organisation can continue to provide outstanding services to people with a disability to live an ordinary life in the community of their choosing. When you make a bequest in your Will, your generosity will assist the organisation to provide greater opportunities for people with a disability.

What will my Bequest be used for?

A bequest made to Real Living Options Association Inc. can be used to support a number of different activities and/ or opportunities for people with a disability:

  • Assistance to more people with a disability to live independently
  • Assistance to people for social and recreational activities
  • Purchase of  necessary equipment to aid and assist people with a disability
  • Purchase necessary equipment for our office to assist us with the daily functioning of the Organisation You can choose how your bequest is used.
  • You can make a general bequest that benefits all of the people who Real Living Options Association Inc. supports and assists or choose another option.

It is up to you!

How do I make a bequest?

If you are planning to leave a bequest, we advise you to seek the advice of your Solicitor or Trustee when making or changing your Will.

Suggested wording for a General or Specific Bequest: “I give the sum of/percentage (the actual amount written in words and in numbers) to Real Living Options Association Inc. A.B.N 50 147 076 258 to be applied for the general charitable purposes (or specific purposes) of Real Living Options Association Inc. and in respect of such legacy.

I declare as follows:

A general charitable intent shall apply; The receipt signed by a person authorised from Real Living Options Association Inc. shall constitute a full and sufficient discharge to my executors and trustees; and My executors and trustees shall not be obliged to see or enquire into the application of money or assets, the subject of such legacy.”
[*delete whichever is not applicable]

Are there different types of bequests?

Yes – your Solicitor or Trust Company can advise you about this.

If you are planning to leave us a bequest, you may wish to let us know by contacting us.