Your legacy for the future
Setting aside a gift in your Will is a truly lasting act of generosity and compassion that is never forgotten. Your kindness will live on to help others and make a lasting difference.
Since 1903 the Sydney Adventist Hospital has been helping our community stay well. We really do rely on the generosity of donors like you to help us, so your consideration of leaving a gift in your Will is very special to us.
Your generosity will leave a lasting legacy
Your Will is your last act of giving. It's an important document and, when written with care, can give comfort to your family and friends as well as peace of mind that you will be remembered as you want to be.
Your Will is a legal document and should be discussed with those close to you and prepared by a trusted legal adviser. Should you wish to include a gift to us in your Will, there are various ways to give:
- A residual gift - remaining assets of your estate after all other legacies and expenses are deducted
- A percentage of your estate - a gift of even 1% of your estate can contribute to a lasting impact and over time will remain in proportion to your other legacies
- A specific sum - you may nominate a particular amount of money from your estate
- Property - a gift of real estate
- Other assets - artwork, stocks and shares, superannuation or life insurance policies
A lifetime of caring
“My time as a patient (and also that of my late wife), goes back to the original
building in the early 1970’s.
It is because of the caring approach of the Sydney Adventist Hospital people
that it has grown in size and admiration - helped by patients who have
provided bequests in their Wills.
This hospital heads the list in my Will. I encourage other patients who benefit
from the private and devoted medical expertise of the San’s doctors and staff
to consider leaving a gift in their Will too.”
Walter, pictured with Berni
A world-class hospital within easy reach
“Knowing that you have a world-class hospital within easy reach gives anyone
a sense of peace. Having the best facilities, the best specialists, and a vision
and mission that aims to provide the best services that you the patient might
need, no matter what the health problem, all goes to making health issues
less of a disaster than they might otherwise be. Anytime I have found myself at
the San, be it in an emergency or at a scheduled appointment, I have always
marvelled at the sense of trust and calm I experienced. I have needed the San
many times over the years and take comfort in knowing that everyone
I encounter will be trying their best to look after me. From these encounters
I developed a real passion for what the San is and does.”
Your gift – your choice
You can specify the type of gift you'd like to leave and how you would like your gift used - for example, where needed most, clinical trials, research or a specific ward or department.
When you prepare or amend your Will, your lawyer or adviser will be able to recommend appropriate wording to clarify your intentions.
We suggest using "I give to the San Foundation ABN 53 320 740 321 for its general purposes or (insert, if you wish, a specific purpose) the sum of $ _______________ or ____% residue of my estate, free of all duties and taxes and I declare that the receipt of its Managing Director or other authorised officer shall be sufficient discharge to my executors."
Get in touch
We'd love you to let us know if you've left a gift to us in your Will so we are able to acknowledge and thank you personally in your lifetime - and share with you the impact of your future gift.
If you're considering leaving a gift in your Will please get in touch to ask any questions, a confidential conversation with one of our team won't be seen as a commitment or put you under any obligation. But we do have experience in how this has worked well for others and may be able to provide you with information or discuss with your family or legal advisor.
Download our Gifts in Will information or call our team on 9480 9405 to discuss how you can leave a lasting impression in your community.
Call 9480 9405Download information