Leave a lasting legacy

Leaving a gift in your Will to Cure Cancer will not only impact your loved ones, it will also bring about real, positive change for the future. We are incredibly grateful to all the individuals who put their faith in groundbreaking cancer research. Because of you, tomorrow will be different.

Why leave a gift in your Will?

By helping to fund the brightest minds in scientific research, your legacy will live on in the hearts of those you touch.

Countless lives have been saved thanks to people like you who have generously supported cancer in the past. By leaving a bequest, you will be contributing to a brighter future – one where we can cure cancer.

Even 1% of your estate can make a monumental difference for a cancer patient who is looking for hope.

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Simple steps to remember Cure Cancer in your estate plans

1. Get in touch

Contact our Legacy team. We would love to hear from you and help ensure you have all the information you need.

2. Consult an advisor

Consult your legal advisor to ensure the option you have chosen best reflects your intentions.

3. Discuss

Discuss your decision with your loved ones to ensure they understand your wishes and reasoning.

4. Leave a legacy

Once you have remembered us in your Will, please let us know. While it is certainly up to you whether you tell us, we would love to thank you personally.

Are you ready to start your Will?

We’re delighted to share we’ve partnered with Gathered Here, Australia’s leading Will-writing platform.

Gathered Here has helped thousands of Australians with their Wills, and makes it easy by offering them for free!

Cure Cancer does not prepare or facilitate the preparation of a will; Gathered Here will provide that service for you.

Types of gifts

There are many types of bequests, but some of the most common are listed here. You could also choose to direct your bequest to a type of cancer research that’s close to your heart or to wherever need is greatest.

  • Residual bequest – After taking care of friends or family, you can leave all or a percentage of the remainder of your estate.
  • Percentage bequest – A percentage of the overall value of your estate, which allows for growth or depletion of the value of your estate.
  • General or pecuniary bequest - A gift or fixed amount of money.
  • Asset bequest – Specific items like property, shares, bonds, art, or jewellery.

Suggested wording

It’s important to have the correct wording to ensure that your wishes are carried out exactly as you wish. While we have provided some suggestions in our Will to Cure Cancer Guide, we strongly recommend that you consult your legal advisor for further assistance.

How can we help?

We are here to help you, contact us on 02 8072 6188 or via email at info@curecancer.com.au.

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