Ways to donate
Gift in Will
Leaving a bequest to Epworth is one of the most powerful choices you can make in your lifetime and will ensure that your extraordinary generosity continues to impact patients' lives.
How can my bequest help patients at Epworth?
By leaving a bequest to Epworth Medical Foundation in your Will, you help us plan for the future with confidence, ensuring we can provide the very best care for our patients for generations to come.
For many, leaving a bequest to Epworth Medical Foundation represents an opportunity to support Epworth in a greater capacity than they might be able to do during their lifetime.
With your bequest you can:
- direct it towards an area of health that is of personal interest to you
- advise how you would like it to be used, for example, to fund research and clinical trials
- help fund cutting-edge new equipment or to fund a perpetual scholarship
- create a permanent endowment from which dividends will be distributed every year, in perpetuity
Types of bequest
Percentage or fractional gift
Below is suggested wording to include a bequest in your Will.
“I give to the Epworth Medical Foundation Limited, ABN 59 135 483 055, of 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
- All of my residuary estate, OR
- ___ percentage of my residuary estate, OR
- The sum of $ ____ OR
- List asset or assets OR
- My share portfolio of stocks or shares
to be applied for the purposes of providing medical care, facilities, equipment or research at Epworth HealthCare by the Foundation. I declare that the receipt of a Director of the Foundation or other authorised officer will be a sufficient discharge to my executors, who will not be bound to see the application of this gift."
Ronda’s reasons for making a gift in Will
Ronda Jenkins OAM has made great strides in the athletics world – working in the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games, and even running with the torch.
She’s a champion at Epworth, giving countless hours on behalf of patients as the secretary of Friends of Epworth since 2000.
“Epworth is a wonderful hospital, and the care my mother received on many occasions gave me a great rapport with the hospital. I am in awe of what Epworth stands for and what it accomplishes.”
“I am committed to leaving a gift in my Will to help Epworth continue to be the best.”
How to prepare your Will to include a bequest to Epworth Medical Foundation
Creating or amending your Will is the best way to ensure your wishes are carried out.