Firstly...share your plans with your family, so
they understand your intentions.
Secondly...speak to your solicitor and discuss
There are several different ways you might choose to leave a
gift to Starship. For example, you might want to leave the "rest
and residue" or what is left after making provision for your loved
ones, a percentage of the total amount of your estate or a
percentage of the residue. Please discuss these options with your
No matter how much you leave to Starship, large or small, we
will be eternally grateful. And we promise to put it to good use,
helping New Zealand's sick and injured children.
Here are some examples of the kind of wording you could use:
I give to Starship
The rest and residue of my
_______ percent of my estate....
_______ percent of the residue of my
The sum of $________.
Free of all duties and testamentary
expenses for its general purposes and I direct that the receipt of
that organisation shall be sufficient discharge to my executors for
If you would like to speak to someone about leaving a
bequest or the next steps to becoming a Starship Guardian Angel,
please contact Karen Blake in the strictest confidence on 09 375
3466 or 027 376 4211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org