Gift in Will
The Gift of Education
Offer Society members share a common value of giving the gift of education. We know this through the stories they share about the positive influence education has had in their lives and many they know.
We invite you to take a moment to reflect on the impact education has made on your own life, your family, friends and community. Did your education influence your life direction? Do you remember how your teachers shared and challenged your thinking? Was it during your school years that you met friends and created lifelong memories together? Or was it simply your time at school opened your eyes to a community broader than you ever imagined?
Leaving a legacy of education for the next generation is one of the most precious gifts you can make.
St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls has provided an exemplary education for girls for more than 125 years. From humble origins in Claremont to three campuses in Mosman Park and Pemberton, the School continues to lead girls education. Much of its success is attributed to the generosity of its community, who over generations have supported the School to build state-of-the-art buildings and create world-standard educational programs. When you leave a gift in your Will, you make a lasting difference to the future of the School. The amount you give is not important – all gifts contribute to the School’s ability to invest in its future.
We invite you to join this very special group within our community that are committed to supporting the long-term vision and future of St Hilda’s and educating young women to be prepared for their future beyond school.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.G.K Chesterton
The Offer Society
In 2009 St Hilda’s received its most generous bequest from Old Scholar, Shirley Offer (1944). This bequest enabled the School to build the Joy Shepherd Performing Arts Centre in 2011. It is still regarded as one of Perth’s best school theatres. In recognition of Ms Offer’s generosity and her love of St Hilda’s, the Offer Society was formed in her memory.
Membership of the Offer Society is open to those who confirm that they have made a bequest to St Hilda’s in their Will. All members of the Society receive a distinctive pin that can be worn with pride and can participate in exclusive events held at the school.
The need – A gift that changes lives
School fees cover academic studies and provides quality instruction however the school needs additional funding support to invest in future buildings, facilities, and scholarships.
Community investment has allowed St Hilda’s to fund the industry-leading Joy Shepherd Performing Arts Centre; the state-of-the-art Nicholas Rinehart Science Centre; the heated pool and swim centre and the highly regarded Junior School Campus with its spacious grounds and sporting facilities. In addition, the School has a long history in providing scholarship support from generous donations from gifts in wills.
A gift in your will to St Hilda’s contributes to the future of the School. Choosing to remember the School in your Will is an investment in the future of our students and the quality of their education. It enables St Hilda’s to continue to develop the School to the highest standards and leaves a significant legacy for future generations of young women.
How do I leave a bequest?
There are many ways you can support the School in your Will. The greatest impact you can provide is through an unrestricted bequest which can be directed by the Principal and the St Hilda’s Council to areas of the greatest need. This provides the most flexibility to the School to make decisions that maximise the benefit of your bequest.
Each bequest is unique and personal and discussing your wishes with the Head of Philanthropy and Fundraising will ensure that your gift will be used exactly as you intend. Please complete the Form Below or contact Fleur Allen by email email@example.com or by phone 08 92854229.
Offer Society Form