To leave a gift in your Will for ChildHope
1. Write down what you own – property, savings, and valuables – and work out an approximate value
2. Consult a legal advisor - take care of your loved ones and find out how to include a charitable gift in your will
3. Decide what type of gift you want to leave to each of those you have named
4. Make an appointment with a solicitor who can then draft your Will based on your wishes
By letting us know your intentions, we can ensure that your gift makes a significant contribution to a child’s life. Sharing your plans with us won’t hold you to any obligation, whatever you share with us will stay confidential.
Our promise to you: Your gift will be handled sensitively and respectfully. We promise to use it carefully.
If you’re planning on leaving a gift in your Will for ChildHope, we’d like to thank you so please don't hesitate to contact our team.
For more information please read our Frequently Asked Questions.
If you already have a will but would like to add a gift to ChildHope, you will need to add on a:
Codicil - supplementary instructions. This can simply be done the next time you update your will. Your solicitor or financial advisor can tell you how to do this.
With good professional advice your will can ensure as much of your estate as possible reaches those you intend to benefit.
A solicitor will ensure that the legal formalities are correct and the will is valid. For information on how to find a solicitor contact The Law Society, 020 7242 1222,
Most gifts to ChildHope will be exempt
from inheritance tax because we are a charity.
Legislation changes over the years so itʼs important to check with your solicitor or HMRC, www.hmrc.gov.uk/inheritancetax
The UK Government’s website explains the process of writing a will. www.gov.uk/make-will/overview
The Citizensʼ Advice website also offers advice on why writing a will is important and how to do it. https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/family/death-and...
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