Your Lasting Legacy
Thank you for considering leaving a gift in your Will to Guide Dogs WA.
Your gift, whether large or small, will help us provide more Guide and Assistance Dogs to Western Australians who need them in the future. Your generosity will change lives.
For more than 70 years, Guide Dogs WA has provided life-changing Guide and Assistance Dogs for Western Australians living with low vision, disability or illness. Every dog matched provides personalised support, to have the greatest impact on each person’s life. So all Western Australians can live the life they want.
A Gift of Independence
When you leave a gift in your Will to Guide Dogs WA, you can feel secure in the knowledge that:
- You’re helping to provide life-changing services, which increase the quality of life for people in need.
Your gift stays in WA, and will continue to help Western Australians.
You’re supporting one of Australia’s most trusted charities that has been operating for 70 years.
Your Will is one of the most important documents you will ever prepare. Through a legally valid and up-to-date will, you can support the people and causes close to your heart and ensure your legacy lives on into the future. You can read more about leaving a gift in your Will in our brochure, Your Legacy Will Guarantee Theirs
You can download the correct Will wording here or contact our Planned Giving Coordinator on (08) 9311 8285 for more information.
Will-writing offers for Guide Dogs WA Supporters
Many people put off writing or updating their Will because they feel that it is too confusing, too expensive or too time-consuming. There are now different ways that you can get this important task done including attending a Will-writing event or writing your Will online.
Our popular Bunbury Will writing event is being held again from Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 November in Bunbury Forum Shopping Centre. Local law firm Groven Legal are again very kindly offering to write simple Wills at a discounted rate of $140 plus GST for Guide Dogs WA supporters. This is a joint event with the Cancer Council WA and bookings can be made by calling them on (08) 9212 4333 or you can come and find us on the day at Bunbury Forum Shopping Centre.
Writing your Will online
Over the last few years many people have become more comfortable working online. There are now several Will writing platforms that enable you to write a simple Will quickly and cheaply online.
Please note that you don’t have to pay anything until you submit your Will for review by their legal adviser, so you can try these platforms to see if they’re right for you before making a payment.
Gathered Here is a fast and free way to write your Will online. Simply visit the Gathered Here [link opens in a new window] website to get started.
Willed and Safewill offer Guide Dogs WA supporters the opportunity to write their Will online for a discounted fee depending on what offers they have available. Simply visit the Willed [link opens in a new window] or Safewill [link opens in a new window] websites to find out more.
Please note that, whilst we hope that some people will consider leaving a gift in their Will to Guide Dogs WA, you don’t have to do so to take up these offers. The aim is simply to raise awareness of the opportunity to include a gift in your Will if you would like to.
“Mum would have been happy to know that her bequest went to the most deserving cause.”
Family of Trish who left a generous gift in her Will to Guide Dogs WA which enabled the training of Guide Dog Elsa.
Trish’s mum who she was very close to, was called Elsa.
Thank you for supporting Guide Dogs WA into the future
If you would like more information about leaving a gift in your Will, or you have already very kindly included a gift in your Will to Guide Dogs WA, please complete the form below, or contact Kay by phone on (08) 9311 8285 or email at email@example.com
In Memory Gifts
Family and friends can honour the life of a loved one by making a donation to Guide Dogs WA in their memory.
A donation to Guide Dogs WA in lieu of flowers at a funeral can be a lovely way to honour their memory. Donation envelopes are available on request, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on (08) 9311 8285.