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Preterm birth is the largest cause of death and disability in children under 5  in developed countries.

In Your Will

Making your bequest to WIRF will help us to improve the health of newborns and women now and beyond our lifetimes. We are able to direct your bequest to a specific research project, to providing new researchers with grants to support new studies, or towards general research purposes.  

As a lasting expression of appreciation each bequest and in memory donation we receive is written in our memory book and displayed in the Women and Infants Research Foundation boardroom. This is to ensure that as the years pass by our benefactors will be remembered and acknowledged by our future generations.  

Before making a bequest we recommend that you seek legal advice. If you would like to make a bequest to Women and Infants Research Foundation it is important that your Will is precisely worded and accurately reflects your wishes. Below is an example of wording you may wish to provide to your solicitor for inclusion in your Will:

“I give and bequeath the sum of $............ (or nominate another type of gift) to the Women and Infants Research Foundation the general charitable purposes of the Foundation (or specify a specific research project) and I declare that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer for the time being shall constitute sufficient discharge of my executors and trustees.”

Note: other types of gifts include a nominated percentage of the estate, the residue of the estate, specific property, stocks and bonds, etc.

If you have included WIRF in your Will, or plan to in the future, please let us know as we would like to acknowledge your intended gift and keep you informed of our research progress and new studies.

For further information or to advise us of a bequest we will be pleased to meet with you in person. Alternatively you can call Tina Williams on 08 9340 1437, email tina@wirf.com.au or mail to Tina Williams, Women and Infants Research Foundation, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Carson House, 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008