Bequests

Making a Bequest to TLC for Kids

TLC for Kids is a non-for-profit children’s charity providing immediate, emotional and practical support for sick children and their families across Australia. The mission is to put smiles back on sick kids faces. TLC for Kids is firmly based in the Australian community and depends on the support of individuals, businesses and organisations to survive and continue its vital work.

Each year in Australia, TLC for Kids impact support services are used in over 900,000 medical procedures and examinations. With a presence in over 400 hospitals and medical centres, TLC for Kids has become one of the country’s leading and most responsive distractional support services for sick children and their families.

One of the most valuable ways you can help TLC for Kids continue to care for hundreds of thousands of sick children and their families in need is by leaving a bequest in your will. When making a gift in your will it is important to use the correct legal terminology.

How to leave a Bequest to TLC for Kids Inc.

TLC for Kids is a Public Benevolent Society (ABN 34 335 920 537) and Non-Incorporated Association (A0037462K) operating under the guidelines from the ATO and various government agencies to ensure services and activities conducted by the organisation abide by current legislation. Under the ACT, TLC for Kids, as an organisation, has the power to acquire, hold and dispose of real or personal property or real-estate.

Please use the following wording to leave a Bequest to TLC for Kids Inc.:

“I give devise and bequeath to TLC for Kids Incorporated (ABN 34 335 920 537) for the general purposes of TLC for Kids:

  1. the whole of my Estate of whatsoever kind and wheresoever situate
  2. ………… % of my Estate
  3. and/or the sum of $ …………… free of all duties and taxes payable at my death and I declare that the receipt of the Treasurer or other Proper Officer for the time being of the said national office shall be sufficient discharge for my trustees.”

Note: choices (a), (b) and (c) should be followed by the statement, “after the payment of all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses and all duties, taxes and charges payable on my Estate at my death.”

By the Wills Act, all Wills and Codicils must be in writing, signed by the Testator, and attested by two witnesses in the presence of the Testator and of each other.

TLC for Kids recommends you seek professional advice or the assistance of a solicitor when preparing your will, and thanks you for considering supporting TLC for Kids with a bequest.

Address for the purpose of the bequest:

TLC for Kids
140 Dawson Street,
Brunswick VIC 3056

If you are interested in making a Bequest to us or require any further details, contact 1300 361 461 or email info@tlcforkids.org.au

Thank you.

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