Let your love live on. Eternally.

Write CBM Australia into your Will and help us end the cycle of poverty and disability.

A gift in your Will can help people with disabilities living in the poorest places on earth access health services and education, and live life to the fullest for generations to come.

Find out how easy it is to leave a gift in your Will here.

Why leave a gift in your Will?

Without the compassion of supporters who include CBM in their Wills, many of the poorest of the poor would miss out on sight-saving operations, on life-saving and life-changing health care, on access to education and livelihood programs that can lift them out of poverty.

Eternal Giving Club

When you leave a gift in your Will to CBM we love to honour you, and your decision, by including you as a valued member of the Eternal Giving Club.

Your name is entered into the Club’s membership register, leather-bound and kept permanently at our offices in Box Hill, and we’ll invite you to celebrate with us at in-person (when COVID-19 restrictions allow) and online events to hear from CBM leadership, partner organisations and frontline aid workers.

You’ll also receive a tasteful lapel pin, which you can wear as a reminder of the legacy of hope you are leaving for people with disabilities in some of the world’s poorest places.

“We love because he first loved us.”

1 John 4:19

Where your gift will go

Blindness

Preventing and treating avoidable blindness such as cataract, river blindness and trachoma.

Poverty

Ending poverty by providing aids and equipment, access to healthcare, education and livelihood opportunities.

Advocacy

Transforming lives by influencing communities, organisations and governments to change attitudes towards people with disabilities and ensure everyone is included.

Jane Edge sitting and smiling with a beneficiary.

A message from our CEO

“Working as the Chief Executive Officer of CBM Australia brings me great joy and satisfaction every single day, and I want to ensure the future success of this remarkable work even after my tenure as the CEO. That’s why I have personally included CBM in my Will: I truly know what a difference this special gift will make.”

Jane Edge, CEO CBM Australia

“Let all that you do be done in love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV

Your Will can bring hope and healing!
Find out more.

There are three ways to include CBM in your Will

1. Residuary

You decide to leave what is left in your estate to CBM after all estate debts or expenses are met and specific gifts are made. It’s the simplest and most effective way to support CBM.

2. Percentage

You leave a percentage of your estate to CBM. This gives longevity to your Will because your gift won’t be influenced by inflation or changes in the value of your estate.

3. Specific amount

You can make a specific bequest in your Will by simply stating the dollar amount that you wish to leave to CBM.

Meet Richard, CBM Gift in Will donor

“The executors to my Will had moved on, and I allowed my Will to just sit there for over 13 years null and void… until my financial planner said, “Have you got a Will?” I replied, “Sort of!”, and then decided then and there it was time to get one.

“I began thinking about the people in my life. I listed family members, friends… and then my mind turned to those in need. The thought kept coming into my head, ‘Thy will be done’. I took it to mean two things: get my Will done, and get God’s will done too!

“A letter came from CBM. I recognised immediately that CBM’s work restoring limbs and sight was truly vital – and life-changing for people.”

“No one really wants to make a Will. Yet it’s so important — you know the words, ‘be ye ready!’ After providing for my family, I considered who really needed help. And I couldn’t go past the work of CBM.”

 

Testimonial from Richard, CBM Donor

“So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us.”

Hebrews 6:18 NLT

How to get started including CBM in your Will

Step 1: Have a chat

If you want more information before making this important decision we would love to hear from you. Our team is available to talk to you, so you can feel confident in making the right decision. Call us on 1800 678 069 for a no-obligation chat. 

Step 2: Take action

Once you’ve decided to include CBM Australia in your Will, seek legal advice to ensure your Will is legally sound. The wording of your Will is important and making, or updating, a Will is usually a simple and inexpensive process. You can take our suggested wording to your advisor or add it to your existing Will yourself.

Step 3: Get in touch

Please let us know if you have included a Gift in Will to CBM Australia as we would love to celebrate your contribution to helping us end the cycle of poverty and disability.

Get in touch with our team

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