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Include us in your Will

Gifts in Wills of all sizes are a vital source of support for our medical research. They allow us to fund creative new ideas or invest in cutting edge technology that will help us all live healthier, longer lives.

A gift for future generations

When you leave a gift to WEHI in your Will, you are giving a gift to future generations who will benefit from the latest medical research and world-class treatments.

Developing tools for better diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease takes many years of collaborative work between teams of researchers and clinicians. This work needs passionate donors, whose gifts make this vital work possible.

It’s simple to include a gift in your Will

All your solicitor needs is our ABN 12 004 251 423 and our registered name The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI).

If you need more assistance, our Future Giving team would be happy to help.

Heather Kiley

Phone: 03 9345 2929
Email: kiley.h@wehi.edu.au

Our promise to you

Leaving a gift in your Will is a big decision to be made in your own time.
When you include a gift in your Will to WEHI:

  • Your loved ones always come first
  • We will always respect your privacy
  • You choose how and when we communicate with you
  • We will answer your questions honestly and quickly
  • We will give you the opportunity to connect with the work we do
  • You choose how your gift is used, and we will use it effectively
  • You have the right to change your mind at any time
  • We will handle the wishes of your estate with the utmost care
Roz Edmond with researcher in a lab
Above: Roz Edmond with researcher

Tips for preparing your Will

Whether you are preparing your first Will or updating an existing Will, it really isn’t difficult to do. It’s best to visit a solicitor to make sure your wishes for your family and any charities won’t be misinterpreted later on.

Common questions

Solicitors

If a client chooses to leave a bequest in their Will to WEHI, you can download a copy of our Will wording and also our Gifts in Wills information booklet.

We’d love to thank your client for including WEHI, and invite them to join us at exclusive events. Please let them know we would be delighted to be informed about their decision, and to have the opportunity to thank them during their lifetime.

Executors

If you’re the executor of a Will that includes a bequest to us, please send a photocopy or scan of the Will and a covering letter to:

Heather Kiley
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
1G Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3056

Email: kiley.h@wehi.edu.au
Phone: 03 9345 2929

Contact a member of our team today.

For a confidential discussion about leaving a gift in your Will to WEHI, please contact our Future Giving team.

Ms Heather Kiley. Senior Officer, Future Giving.
Heather Kiley
Future Giving

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