How do I leave a bequest?
The first step is to have an up to date will in place. This ensures that your estate will be shared according to your current wishes. In your will, you can leave either a residuary or specific bequest. A residuary bequest – you bequeath the portion of your estate that remains after you have provided for others in your...
Why do I need a Will?
Your Will is the only way you can be confident that your affairs will be handled in the way you wish them to be. It can also be a heartfelt way to provide for those you care about, or to support the causes that are dear to you. Whether you have few possessions or many, you should have a Will. And you should update your Will...
What if I don't have a Will?
We suggest speaking to a qualified legal advisor to put together a Will and ensure that your estate will be divided as you would like.
Can I speak to a LifeFlight Foundation representative about planned giving?
We want to ensure all your questions are answered so don’t hesitate to contact us. Call now for a friendly chat or to receive LifeFlight's Guide to Wills and Bequests. Contact Bequest Manager Merryl Mills on 1800 630 014 to learn more about leaving a bequest in your Will and saving lives for generations to come.
Do I need to inform the LifeFlight Foundation of my decision to include them in my Will?
Your Will is a personal and confidential document that takes time to make right. Whether you choose to inform us of your intentions is entirely up to you. We’re always here to answer questions. Be assured, all information you share with us will be treated with the strictest confidence. If inform us about your pledged...
Can I leave a gift for a specific purpose?
Yes. You can bequeath the gift to a specific section of our organisation that you feel passionate about or you can assign it for general purpose, in which case the LifeFlight Foundation will direct it according to the most important need at the time of your donation. This would range from purchasing new medical equipment to...
Is a small gift in my Will still worth leaving?
Everyone can have impact, no matter how big or small the contribution. You don’t have to be wealthy to leave a bequest. You just need a desire to play a part in saving future lives and making a difference to the thousands of families that live under our flight zone.
Can LifeFlight recognise my pledged support now?
As a member of the Endless Flights Bequest Society you will receive an exclusive appreciation gift from LifeFlight, regular updates from us and invitations to all our events including special member functions. Planned giving, like a Bequest, is the single most important way for us to plan for future critical missions, because we...