Leaving a legacy gift in your Will can help us to change a child’s life. It's a really good way to make a truly life-changing difference for future generations of children by helping to ensure they get the care and support they really need.
This is given as a percentage or share of your estate once all specific gifts, debts and expenses have been met. A residuary gift is particularly valuable because it maintains ‘real value’ in line with the rate of inflation. It’s a popular way to leave a legacy gift because it ensures your loved ones are taken care of and you don’t need to keep changing your Will as circumstances change.
This is a bequest of particular items or assets that are not in the form of money. This could be property, shares, works of art or other valuable items.
A gift for a specified sum of money (e.g. £5,000). As inflation rises and living costs increase, monetary gifts are subject to lose value and therefore you may wish to update this gift periodically or consult your solicitor on ways to protect the value of a gift of this kind.
We strongly advise that you consult a solicitor when making your Will, but we can provide a copy of our ‘suggested wording’ for guidance on how to include a gift.
If you have already made your Will, the easiest way to include a gift is to use a Codicil Form. Then all you have to do is return it to your solicitor for it to be added to your Will.
Please may I say a massive thank you for funding the amazing buggy that we received today. It is just what Charley needs, and will provide the safety, security and comfort she deserves for the rest of her life. You have made my little girl very happy!!!
The design of the chair makes it much easier for him to propel himself, and the powered wheels mean he can propel further without getting tired. The kids at school think it looks cool too! He loves it - thank you so much! We have been amazed at how helpful you have all been, and how quickly everything has been sorted out.
When the chair was delivered Laina was left alone to get accustomed to the chair. After some time of being very quiet, her grandad went to see if she was alright and he found she had raised herself up and was looking in all the wall cupboards in the kitchen as she had never been able to reach them before. The chair has given Laina increased independence. Allowed her to join her sister and friends in the kitchen to bake as she can now reach the higher surface heights. She will be allowed to take the chair into her new secondary school in September.