DONATE

By giving to the LRC, you are supporting the struggle for justice and equality for all South Africans. You will be playing a part in holding those with power to account. You will be advancing human rights. You will be helping to safeguard the democracy borne out of the anti-apartheid struggle.

EFT Donations

You can support LRC by making a donation or monthly payment directly
into our account:

Our account details are:
Account Name: Legal Resources Trust
Account Number: 2957333716
Bank Name: Nedbank
Account Type: Savings
Branch Code: 198765
SWIFT Code: NEDSZAJJ

Reference: Your Name and Contact Number
For Standard Bank clients, please use Branch Code: 19876500

Please note that the LRC is a registered Public Benefit Organisation under section 18 A of the South African Income Tax Act and all donations are tax-deductible.

Givengain

You can also make a tax-deductible donation via a secure payment online through GivenGain (link: https://www.givengain.com/c/lrc/)

Cheque

All cheques should be made out to the Legal Resources Trust

Send to:
Development Unit – Legal Resources Centre
P.O. Box 9495
Johannesburg 2000

For assistance and more information, contact
Christine Malata at christinem@lrc.org.za

What is a bequest?

A bequest is a sum of money, items, or property left in your will to another person, group, organization, or charity.

Leaving a bequest to a non-profit organization, such as the Legal Resources Centre, means that the deceased’s estate is able to claim the bequest as a deduction to the estate. This means that the estate will be taxed on a lesser amount, thereby saving the estate money.

Furthermore, you can still use the assets for the rest of your life, knowing that once you have passed on, the assets can then be used to support a good cause.

PLANNED GIVING

In addition to providing for those nearest and dearest to you, seek other ways to give your children a better future! Plan your legacy. Make a bequest to secure freedom, development, and equality.

What is a bequest?

A bequest is a sum of money, items, or property left in your will to another person, group, organization, or charity.

Leaving a bequest to a non-profit organization, such as the Legal Resources Trust, means that the deceased’s estate is able to claim the bequest as a deduction to the estate. This means that the estate will be taxed on a lesser amount, thereby saving the estate money.

There are different types of bequests:

  • A specific sum of money
  • The property, such as real estate, vehicles, art, antiques or jewelry
  • A percentage of an estate
  • The residue of an estate
  • A life insurance policy


How do you make a bequest?

If you already have a will it is easy to add a section called a codicil which names the Legal Resources Trust as a beneficiary. A codicil is prepared and signed just like a will. The advice can be obtained from a legal advisor or estate planner.

We recommend the following wording:

I (name) bequeath (the residue of my estate, or percentage of my estate, or a certain amount, etc.) to the Legal Resources Trust as a Public Benefit Organisation PBO No. 930003292, registration NPO No. 023-004, and main place of business at 16th Floor, Bram Fischer Towers, 20 Albert Street, Marshalltown, 2000, or the successors in title or practice to the Legal Resources Trust, to be used at the sole discretion of the Legal Resources Centre for the work of the said organization.


Let us know!

Once you have drawn up your bequest, please inform us that you have included the Legal Resource Trust in your will.

Send a letter to:
Development Unit, Legal Resources Centre
P.O. Box 9495
Johannesburg 2000

Or email us on donation@lrc.org.za, and cc Christine Malata on christinem@lrc.org.za