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Gifts in Wills

When you think about preparing a Will, it’s only natural to consider your loved ones first and foremost. Many people also find a place in their Will to leave a legacy, to reflect other important aspects of their lives – the issues that concern them most and the causes they believe in.

We are grateful you are considering including a Gift in your Will for Australia for UNHCR. By remembering Australia for UNHCR in your Will, you will enable us to continue our lifesaving work, giving refugees protection beyond your lifetime. 

Your legacy will help the world’s most vulnerable people. Without your support, our work would simply not be possible.

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How to leave a Gift in your Will

1

Decide on the family, friends and organisations that you would like to recognise in your Will.

Download your Gifts in Wills guide to get started.

2

Choose the type of legacy you would like to leave:

  • A percentage of your estate
  • A specific sum of money
  • A residuary gift
3

Visit a solicitor to have your Will written or updated with a codicit. Or you can visit Gathered Here to create a Will for free - it takes less than 10 minutes!

Why leave a Gift in Will to Australia for UNHCR?

Leaving a Gift in your Will to Australia for UNHCR can provide lifesaving to refugees. Your Gift can support UNHCR’s emergency response, enabling us to go straight into action.

Your Gift can also support UNHCR’s long-term work with displaced people. Our ongoing work aims to provide healthcare, education and livelihood training, helping people rebuild their lives with dignity.

We'd Love to Hear From You

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Aylin Salt

Planned Giving Manager

Australia for UNHCR, aligns with my values: integrity, trust and making a positive impact in the world. My role at Australia for UNHCR allows me to help make a difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in the world with the support of our donors. I love that I can build strong relationships with our incredibly generous donor community along the way. Please get in contact with me, if you are considering a gift in your Will or have included a gift in your Will, and we can discuss in more detail the impact you can make in the future of refugees.

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Regular Giving

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Workplace Giving

Make a difference for refugees by donating a portion of your salary each pay day

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Philanthropy

A major gift can help UNHCR protect vulnerable people fleeing conflict or disaster

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Our fundraising commitment

The majority of funds raised by Australia for UNHCR are directed to UNHCR’s emergency operations, providing the ready funds and resources to respond quickly and effectively in situations of crisis and disaster.

78%
Humanitarian programs
12%
Admin
10%
Fundraising

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