Three Kings United’s aim is to unite the community through football. And with your help – we always will. By leaving a gift in your Will you can help us to keep football growing at Three Kings United for many years to come. 

What is a Will?

A Will outlines your wishes and how your estate should be managed after you have passed. A Will is also vital to making sure your family and loved ones will be looked after and cared for.

A Will is an important legal document so we recommend that you consult with a legal professional before you begin.

What is a bequest?

A bequest is a gift that a person includes in their Will, which is gifted to a charity after that person passes. Sometimes it’s called a legacy gift. There are four types of bequests you can leave.

  • Special or pecuniary
    • A gift of property of specific possession, such as money or goods.
  • Residual 
    • Everything that is left after specific pecuniary legacies, taxes and debts.
  • Percentage or fractional
    • A gift of a certain percentage of your estate.
  • Entire Estate 
    • The gift of an entire estate is or pecuniary legacies, taxes and usually made by those without any other beneficiaries.

Leaving a bequest

Leaving a bequest to Three Kings United is a great way to support future generations of footballers in the community. Legacy gifts provide us with the security of knowing that our work can continue to unite football in the community. 

If you already have a Will and wish to leave a bequest to Three Kings United, it is possible to add a simple addition to your existing Will called a codicil. A codicil can be thought of as amendment or alteration that is intended to change a component of your Will. You can get further information on how to do this from your legal professional.

Wording your bequest

Whether you are making a Will for the first time or adding an addition (codicil) to your existing Will, the process of making a bequest is easy.

If you wish to make a legacy gift to Three Kings United, please include the following phrase in your Will or give this information to the legal advisor of your trust to be included in your Will:

“I bequest to Three Kings United the sum of $ (or) % of my estate, (or) residue of my estate (or) property or assets as follows:

for the general purposes of the Trust and declare that official receipt of Three Kings United will be sufficient discharge for my Trustee/Executors.”

Those who choose to remember Three Kings United in their Will play a very special role with our Club.  They are significantly contributing to the future operations of our Three Kings United and directly supporting future generations of footballers in the community.  A gift in your Will can help to ensure that we will be financially prepared for any future increases in demand or changing circumstances.  

If you would like to let us know that you have left a bequest (understanding there is no obligation to do so, and that it is very useful for us to know), please contact Kate on fundraising@threekingsunited.co.nz