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Meet some of our generous supporters who have chosen to leave SDMF a gift in their Will.

Valerie Orton 300 x 225

"My mother left a proportion of her assets to charities in her Will and when I wrote up a new Will recently, I decided to do the same. I was very particular about choosing organisations which fit with my values and my intentions to support different areas. We don’t know when we will die, however we can provide some assistance to those less fortunate than ourselves when we go."

- Valerie Orton, author of 'Everyday Resilience - Creating Calm from Chaos'

Peter Hurford 300 x 225

"Like Sir David, I joined the Navy at 13 and spent most of my twenty year career in the Royal Naval Submarine Service, including a 3 year posting to Australia. I eventually moved here permanently. I greatly admired Sir David and when the Foundation began I wanted to show my respect by supporting its work."

- Peter Hurford

Carolyn Lyons OAM 300 x 225

"It will be a comfort to know, once we have finalised our journey on this Earth, that we are still able to support special young Australians to continue their journey. I believe, if you have - you must share. We know the valuable role Sir David Martin and his family are playing in our broken communities: it is an honour to be involved now and to know that future planned giving - through our Wills - will continue to support their dream and the lives of those for whom they care."

- Carolyn Lyons OAM


To find out more about leaving a bequest, contact Anna Martin Beaumont via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or phone on (02) 9219 2079.  


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