Please remember Positive Women Inc. in Your Will

By leaving a gift to Positive Women Inc. in your will you are making a significant contribution to the future sustainability of an organisation supporting women and their families living with HIV in New Zealand.
It will put a smile on your face knowing what you leave behind will affect others and enable our work in fighting HIV stigma and discrimination to continue.
No amount is too small. Whatever the contribution, you can be sure that Positive Women Inc.  will use your gift wisely to help benefit women and their families living with HIV in New Zealand.

Types of gifts

There are many ways you can support Positive Women Inc. with a gift in your will. This gift can take any form that is your preference and appropriate to your situation.

The main types of bequests are:

A specific bequest:
This is the term applied to a particular monetary amount or specific item, such as: the proceeds of a life insurance policy, stocks and shares, works of art, vehicles, jewelry and even homes.

Residuary:
This refers to what is left over (the residue) in your estate after all expenses, debts and other specific bequests have been settled.  It may be a specific percentage to be shared amongst other beneficiaries, or the total residuary.

Whole estate:
A bequest that comprises the entire estate usually left by those without dependants, favored beneficiaries, or those wanting to achieve something very special.

Before making any changes to your will we would suggest you seek advice from your solicitor.

Bequest wording

We have provided the following wording to assist you in your preparations.

A specific bequest:

I give ($................................) to Positive Women Incorporated for its general purposes.

I declare that the receipt of the secretary, treasurer or other proper officer of the nominated beneficiary will be a full discharge for my trustees who will not be bound to see its application.

A percentage of your estate:

I give (..........................) per cent of the residue of my estate to Positive Women Incorporated for its general purposes.

I declare that the receipt of the secretary, treasurer or other proper officer of the nominated beneficiary will be a full discharge for my trustees who will not be bound to see its application.

The residue of your estate:

I give the residue of my estate to Positive Women Incorporated for its general purposes.

I declare that the receipt of the secretary, treasurer or other proper officer of the nominated beneficiary will be a full discharge for my trustees who will not be bound to see its application.

Positive Women Inc. Legal Information:

Legal Name: Positive Women Incorporated
Address: PO Box 56076, Dominion Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, 1446
Charities Commission Registration Number: CC34095

For more information, please contact us:
By Email: Anna@positivewomen.nz
By Phone: 0800 769 848 or 09 623 9183

Thank you so much for considering leaving a gift to Positive Women Inc. in your will. If you do decide to leave a legacy or bequest to help support our work, please let us know as this will allow us to thank you for your gift and offer you a closer relationship with us. It does not, however, legally bind you to support us in any way and the information will be treated in the strictest of confidence.