By giving a gift in your will to Girl Guides Queensland, you can make a real difference in enabling girls and young women to positively impact their world and community. Every gift, large or small, helps us achieve our vision where girls and young women are empowered to discover their potential as leaders of their world.

Naturally, you will want to look after your loved ones first. All we ask is that after remembering your family and friends, you consider leaving a gift in your will to Girl Guides Queensland.

Gifts left to charities in wills come in all different shapes and sizes and giving a gift in your will is not just for wealthy people – it is for anybody thinking about doing something powerful, special and lasting.After providing for the financial needs of your beneficiaries, your will allow you to help others, not to mention, a charitable will bequest is a highly effective way to reduce estate taxes.

The need is great. That is why we are asking as many of our supporters as possible to consider including a gift in their will.

Dr JoanGodfrey’s legacy lives on through the Godfrey Leadership Fund

Joan and her sister Aileen ‘Kim’ Godfrey OAM were strong believers in lifelong learning and active advocates for women and girls.  Joan wanted her gift to ensure Guides could continue to provide joy to others, as it did to her and her sister. 

Through Joan’s generous bequest the Godfrey Leadership Fund has provided funding for our adult member training. This supports and nurtures quality leadership, increasing the capacity of our volunteers to deliver the Guide Program and create memorable experience and positive culture within Girl Guides Queensland.

Leaving a gift in your will to Girl Guides Queensland is a wonderful legacy for future generation girls and young women to discover their potential as leaders of their world.



What a gift in your will can do

Your gift will fund our work to continue providing a place for girls to grow and create their own pathways through unique extra-curricular activities. Your kindness will ensure the best support, tools and resources are provided for girls and young women. A few words in your will can make a world of difference for generations of Girl Guides and their families.

How to include a gift in your will

Everyone should have a will as it gives you the power to choose how your assets can benefit your loved ones and the world you leave behind.

Making or updating a will is simple - just ask your solicitor to include the type of gift of your choosing. 

Please make sure that they include our legal name Guides Queensland Ltd ABN 50 250 642 103 

address 35 Tamarind Street Marsden 4132 

Suggested wording

“I give free of all duties, taxes, or encumbrances…

[Please insert here the appropriate statement selected from the six options below. Your solicitor can explain the differences between each of these options:]

1. the whole of my estate

2. [insert number] percent of my estate

3. the residue of my estate

4. [insert number] percent of the residue of my estate

5. the sum of $ [insert value of your gift]

6. [insert number] of my [insert name of shares] shares. Guides Queensland ABN 50 250 642 103 of 35 Tamarind Street Marsden 4132 for its general purposes. The official receipt of the organisation secretary, treasurer or public officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my executor.”

Get in touch

If you have already included a gift in your will or intend to, please accept our heartfelt thanks for your thoughtfulness, foresight, and generosity. Please let us know so that we can thank you personally for your thoughtfulness and we can give you a choice about how we might recognise you and how you would like us to communicate with you. 

We will respect your privacy and confidentiality.

If you have any questions about leaving a gift in your will to Girl Guides Queensland please contact Kim Harrington, CEO on 0403 183 723 or [email protected]

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