Donations and Bequests

Donations

You can help the Southern Highlands Community Hospice (SHCH) now and in the future through donations and bequests.

Your support is an integral part of establishing and running a community hospice in the Southern Highlands region for people with life-limiting illness. The purpose-built 10-bed hospice will offer excellence in palliative care, delivering holistic, specialised and personalised services from palliative care staff, support staff and volunteers, committed to the welfare of patients and their families.

For more information about hospices and palliative care, go to our Resources page

To donate and help support the Southern Highlands Community Hospice project

Choose an option

A. Give Now

Donate at
Give Now


B. Direct Debit

Deposit your donation into our bank

Southern Highlands Community Hospice, Inc – Gift Account
BDCU
BSB: 802 101
Account: 1000 44949

Important: To receive a receipt for tax deduction, please fill in and submit the form

C. Send a cheque

Send a cheque made out to SHCH (use of the acronym is fine) or (full title) Southern Highlands Community Hospice, Inc.

Mail this to
The Secretary,
SHCH,
PO Box 1448,
Bowral, NSW 2576.

A receipt will be mailed to you.


Leave a bequest

Yes, I would like to leave a bequest to the Southern Highlands Community Hospice, Inc.

When making a will, your family will obviously be your first priority. After that, we invite you to consider making a bequest to the Southern Highlands Community Hospice Ltd. Your bequest can comprise:

  • The residue of your estate
  • A percentage of your estate
  • A specific amount of money
  • Specific assets such as shares or property.

Before you make a bequest, you should obtain professional advice from a legal adviser to ensure your wishes are recorded in a legally binding form. (See disclaimer below.)

How to word your bequest

According to your personal circumstances and preferences, the following wording may assist when making a bequest:

“I give free of all duties and taxes:

  1. All of my residuary estate, or
  2. …………. percentage of my residuary estate, and/or
  3. The sum of $………………., and/or
  4. My units/shares in ………….. Trust/Ltd, and/or
  5. My real property situated at [insert street address] having the title reference _________________.

to the Southern Highlands Community Hospice Ltd. (ABN 41 659 288 353, Registered Charity CFN 21615), whose registered office is Level 1, 77 Main Street, Mittagong NSW 2575, for its general purpose.

The receipt of the Treasurer, Secretary or Public Officer for the time being of the Southern Highlands Community Hospice Ltd. is in absolute discharge to my executors.

If this gift cannot take effect completely or at all, then to the extent that it cannot take effect, I give this gift to the charitable organisation or organisations in Australia which my executors consider most fully fulfils the objects I intend to benefit.”

Disclaimer: Please seek your own independent legal, financial planning and accounting advice before completing a bequest to the Southern Highlands Community Hospice Ltd. While we have made every effort to ensure the information above is correct, we accept no liability of any kind whatsoever (whether arising under the common law or statute) for any claims arising in any way connected with your decision to make a bequest to the Southern Highlands Community Hospice Ltd.