Planned Giving: Bequests

Transform people’s lives with a gift in your Will

Leaving a gift in your Will is a very personal decision, and perhaps the greatest commitment you can make to help people living with arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions in NSW.

Your legacy will create opportunities to provide life changing services for people of all ages living with arthritis, the most significant cause of chronic pain and disability in Australia.

Where your gift will assist

  • Camp Footloose and Camp Twinkletoes help reduce the isolation felt by children with juvenile arthritis, while they join in fun activities in a supportive environment.
  • Community Education Sessions on the topics of nutrition, exercise and lifestyle promote the self-management of arthritis.
  • Gentle Exercise Programs, such as warm water exercise classes, help keep people with arthritis active by improving joint function, building core stability and muscle strength and reducing pain.
  • Awareness Programs promote the prevention and early diagnosis of arthritis for better health outcomes.

Our promises

When you leave a gift in your Will, Arthritis NSW makes these promises to you:

  1. We will use your gift carefully and wisely where it can have the greatest impact
  2. Your gift will be managed with sensitivity and respect
  3. We understand that your family and loved ones always come first.

Types of planned giving

There are several ways in which you can choose to leave a gift to Arthritis NSW. The types of gifts you might consider leaving in your Will include:

  • a pecuniary gift – specified cash amount
  • a residue gift – the remainder of your estate after specific gifts to family and loved ones have been made
  • a percentage gift – either a percentage of the residue of your estate or a percentage of your entire estate
  • the gift of an asset which could include real estate, shares, bonds or other articles of value.

Write a Will today to help people living with arthritis

Write a simple and affordable Will in just a few clicks with Safewill, Australia’s leading Will writing platform, and ensure that the next generation has the chance for a better life and to Live Well With Arthritis.

Safewill is thrilled to partner with Arthritis NSW to offer you a 50% discount on writing your Will.

For just $80, you can secure your legacy with the peace of mind that your affairs are in order. You will also have the opportunity to support the work of Arthritis NSW by including them as a beneficiary of your Estate.


Please let us know 

We would love to know that you have included Arthritis NSW in your Will so that we can discuss any wishes you may have and to give you options for how your generosity can be acknowledged. You can let us know by calling our Philanthropy Manager on 02 9857 3300 or email bequests@arthritisnsw.org.au. Please note you should always seek independent legal advice to ensure your Will does what you intend it do. We also recommend that you discuss your wishes with family and loved ones.

Correct wording for a gift to Arthritis NSW

It is important to use the correct wording to ensure that your gift is received as you planned to Arthritis NSW. Please refer to the following information sheets:

The Bruce Williams Society

Arthritis NSW is proud to recognise and honour our founder the late Bruce Williams, whose wish was that people with arthritis have access to a group providing fellowship, social support and assistance with daily living.

Members of the Society are invited to attend exclusive information sessions with guest speakers, special events hosted by the Arthritis NSW Board, President and CEO, plus have the opportunity to meet fellow members.

If you have chosen Arthritis NSW as your charity of choice through a confirmed gift in their Will we invite you to join us at the next Bruce Williams Society event and thank you for making a difference to the lives of future generations impacted by arthritis.

More information

If you would like to know about leaving a gift to Arthritis NSW in your Will and to join The Bruce Williams Society, please complete the form below or contact our Philanthropy Manager on 02 9857 3300 or email bequests@arthritisnsw.org.au, for a confidential discussion.

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