Leave a gift in your will

A gift in your will to Djirra can leave an incredible and lasting impact on the lives of Aboriginal women and children who have experienced family violence.

Leaving a gift of any size plays a vital role in Djirra’s ability to provide holistic, culturally safe, and specialist family violence services and programs to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women across Victoria.

Thank you for considering giving this generous gift to Djirra.

Steps to leaving a gift in your will:

  1. Discuss with loved ones

Discuss your decision with your family and loved ones. This will ensure they understand and support your reasons for choosing to help Djirra in such a powerful and meaningful way.

  1. Choose your gift

There are many ways to leave a gift in your will, including:

  • Residuary: The remainder of an estate after specific gifts have been disbursed.
  • Percentage-based bequest: A percentage of either the residue or the entire estate.
  • Pecuniary gift: A specific gift of cash
  • Specific asset: Real estate shares, bonds or other particular items of value.
  1. Create your will

Meet with your legal advisor or solicitor to ensure your wishes are honored.

Include the suggested wording into your will:

“I give, free of all duties or taxes, [the sum of $____ or ____% or the rest and residue] of my estate to Djirra – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Family Violence and Legal Services (Victoria), ABN 47 125 370 108, for its general purposes’.’

We have partnered with Gathered Here, Australia’s most-trusted end-of-life services site, to offer our supporters a free online will. In just 10 minutes, you can make important preparations for your family and pledge a meaningful gift to a cause you care about. Click here to write your free will today

  1. Get in touch

Contact us to let us know you have left a gift to Djirra. We would love to get in touch and thank you for your support. Please contact Chris Harding – Engagement and Philanthropy Manager at charding@djirra.org.au or 0427 216 396.

Djirra is proud to be a member of the Fundraising Insititute of Australia, and we comply with best industry practices and standards.