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A lifetime gift
Under the leadership of Professor
David David AC, the specialist
Australian Craniofacial Unit (ACFU)
at Adelaide Women’s and Children’s
Hospital performs surgery on around
500 patients each year, most of
them babies and young children.
Over the past thirty -five years
the ACFU has established itself
as a world leader in its field,
developing a hugely successful
multidisciplinary team approach
to the ongoing surgical treatment
and developmental management of
congenital craniofacial deformation
More than ninety per cent of ACFU
patients are from Australia. The Unit
also has an international outreach,
regularly sending surgical training
teams to Indonesia, Malaysia, China
and other parts of Asia.
ACFU’s international work creates
considerable regional goodwill and
often generates keen media interest.
The latter has sometimes created an
impression that overseas patients
are the unit’s main concern, which
is clearly not the case.
Craniofacial surgery is extremely
complex, demanding supreme
surgical and nursing skills and
expensive tools and facilities for the
Many families of ACFU patients
experience considerable financial
distress in addition to the emotional
toll of extended surgical treatment
for their children.
Craniofacial Australia was founded
by Professor David in 1975 to help
support these patients and their
Your bequest could be ...
a gift to last
Perhaps you believe that
only the very wealthy
provide for charity in
their wills. In fact, most
charitable bequests are
made by ordinary, hard-
working people who
dearly want to make a
positive contribution to
the community after they
PO Box 1138 North Adelaide SA 5006
P: 08 8267 4128. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registered charity No. CCP653
was founded by Professor David David in 1975. Its aim is
to support the Australian Craniofacial Unit and its patients.
The world-leading multi-disciplinary medical team at the
Craniofacial Unit treats over 500 young Australians annually.
Several volunteer craniofacial surgical training teams are also
sent to neighbouring countries each year.
A simple codicil added to your will would mean that you
too help change the face of the future, with your legacy
bringing a lifetime of smiles to an unfortunate child.
changing the face of the future
Please call our Bequests Officer
on (08) 9201 6768 or
visit rdns.org.au to learn more.
legacy could be
your parting gift.
Leaving a bequest to RDNS SA as part
of your Will means your legacy will live
on through the care of others.
RDNS SA has provided essential
support and palliative care services to
South Australians since 1894.
Our carers help to restore independence
and dignity. Their role is important, and
so is yours. By leaving a bequest in your
Will, you can ensure future generations
continue to receive this vital assistance.
A uniquely Australian voluntary organisation dedicated to caring for the families of
deceased veterans and members of today’s Australian Defence Forces who lose their
lives as a result of their service.
A DonAtion, gift or bequest in your will ensures that there will be
ongoing funds to provide care and support services to over 9,500 widows and other
dependants living in South Australia and Broken Hill.
Legacy’s income is not Government based and we rely on the generosity of the community
to fund our services of caring and support.
For more information and / or to make a donation please contact :
Legacy Club of Adelaide Inc
102 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Phone : (08) 8231 9812
Legacy looking forward
If we could look in to the future what
might we see for the remainder of
2014 and beyond.
For a charitable organisation like
Legacy with its band of dedicated
volunteers it would hope the public
will continue to support its work
of providing much appreciated
assistance to the families of
deceased and incapacitated veterans
who have served their country.
Legacy assistance is provided in
many forms such as help with
pension claims, home maintenance,
help with power bills, gifts of
Christmas Cheer, assistance with
education fees including uniforms
for children, and general welfare
advice and support are many of the
areas where Legacy assists.
If you would like to help the work
of Legacy, with a donation or
leaving a lasting legacy in the
form of a bequest or by becoming
a volunteer, please contact Geoff
Banks on 8231 9812.
Your legacy will live
on caring for others
A bequest is the gift of a lifetime
and a wonderful way of extending
your help and touching the future in
a special way. RDNS SA has been
providing leading practices in home
and health care services to South
Australians since 1894.
By pledging your support to RDNS
SA you can impact the health and
care of many future generations.
Bequests and donations are used
to ensure we provide the best
possible service to our clients, from
purchasing of medical equipment, to
funding our research units.
RDNS SA is part of the Silver Chain
Group. Together, they assist people
more than 87,000 Australia wide to
remain living independently in their
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