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A Whiddon carer spending time and listening to music with a resident.

Whiddon is a not for profit organisation and we rely on the generous support of our donors to continue innovating in the wellbeing space for older Australians.

There are many ways you can support our work and help enrich the lives of the older people that we care for and the generations to come.

No matter how small or large your gift is, your donation will truly make a difference and help us fulfill our purpose of delivering care services that enhance wellbeing and quality of life for older Australians.

How will my donation be used?

  • To support research and innovation – help us participate in research and trials, and develop new award-winning programs to support wellbeing and quality of life for older Australians.

  • To support the future leaders of aged care  support our education and development programs and help grow our people into aged care leaders of the future

  • To support growth and development – support our new and existing homes and aged care services to grow and meet the needs of our regional, rural and remote communities.

How will my donation be recognised?

Whiddon recognises our donors and their generous support in a number of ways, and we’ll discuss a range of options with you to find one that suits your preferences.

Our current methods of recognition include: naming new buildings or wings after our benefactors, including plaques recognising donations on buildings or in garden areas, recognition of donations through the media, or adding your name or foundation to our Benefactor Wall.

A resident holding eggs that were collected during HenPower, a creative ageing program from Whiddon.

Bequests help us to continue developing award-winning programs to improve quality of life for older Australians and to develop our aged care homes and services where they are needed most.

Leave a gift in your will

There are a number of ways in which you can help Whiddon (The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW) through a bequest in your will.

You can: Give a specific amount of money to The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW, nominate a percentage of your estate for The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW, leave the residue of your estate to The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW, or leave a particular item of value to The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW, such as property.

It is important that you seek advice from your solicitor when preparing your will. If you have included a bequest to The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW in your will, we would be delighted if you would let us know. By making us aware of your intentions, you’ll enable us to plan for the future and give us the opportunity to thank you personally.

How to leave a bequest

If you are considering a bequest to Whiddon (The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW), the following wording may be used:

I give to:

The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW, 
Locked Bag 7014, Minto NSW 2566, 
ABN 49 082 385 091

(insert here either a, b, c, or d)

a) The sum of $_______  b) _______% of my estate  c) _______% residue of my estate  d) the residue of my estate

(Insert purpose for the bequest if you would like to specify one) and I direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer of The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW or other apparently authorised person of the organisation shall be sufficient discharge to my Executor(s) who is not bound to see to its application.

You are most welcome to specify a purpose for which you would like us to use your Bequest. This may be a specific home, care, equipment, research, or where it is needed most. If you would like more information about leaving a bequest in your will, please contact us on 02 9827 6632.