Senior Woman Signing Last Will And Testament At Home

The Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) Include a Charity Week begins 10 September to raise public awareness about the ease and importance of leaving a gift in your Will to charity. Currently only 7.4% of Australians leave a gift to charity in their Will, but the Include a Charity research found that 25% of Australians say they would like to. A further 42% were undecided and only one third of respondents said they definitely would not leave a gift in their Will.

“These figures remind us that Australians are big hearted and very generous, but we need to find better ways to have the conversation about gifts in Wills so more Australians can know it is an option,” said Include a Charity Campaign Director, Helen Merrick.

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