Leave a bequest to McAuley Community Services for Women in your Will

Using a legacy left to her in 1822, Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, built a house in Baggot Street, Dublin, for disadvantaged women and children in Ireland.

By including McAuley Community Services for Women in your Will, you will be helping traumatised women and children have safer, brighter futures.

Your generosity allows us to plan for the long term future with a greater degree of certainty.

How to leave a bequest to McAuley Community Services for Women in your Will


You can leave a bequest to McAuley Community Services for Women in your Will in the following ways:

  • -Leave a percentage of the value of your estate;
  • -Leave the residue of your estate or "what is left of your estate" after your family and other beneficiaries have been provided for; or
  • -Leave a specified amount.

You may wish to use the following wording in your Will:

I (insert name) give to McAuley Community Services for Women, of 18 Robertson Street, Kensington 3031, in the State of Victoria, ABN 85696671223, for its general purposes (share/residue/special gift) of my estate free from all debts (secured or unsecured) or the sum of $(insert value). I declare that the receipt of acknowledgment of its Chief Executive Officer or other authorised officer will be sufficient to discharge the responsibility of my Executors or Trustees in respect of this bequest.

Together we can make a lasting impact on women and their children in need

It would be very helpful if you could please let us know if you are considering leaving a gift to McAuley Community Services to Women, or have already done so. This will help us plan for the future and ensure that your wishes are respected.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion about leaving a gift in your Will to McAuley Community Services for Women, please call our Fundraising team on 03 9371 6606. Alternatively, you can email fundraising@mcauleycsw.org.au or contact us using the form below. Of course, completing this form does not commit you in any way.

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