If you are interested in leaving a gift in your Will, please see our upcoming Will Writing Webinar on the 20th October presented by Adams & Remers, a Lewes-based solicitors.

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Leaving a gift in your Will

If you are kind enough to be considering leaving us a gift in your Will, we'd like to say a huge thank you. Your legacy really will make a difference.  Giving in this special way provides long-term security and stability, allowing us to plan bright futures for tomorrow's children and young people with complex disabilities.

There are three types of gift you can leave in your Will:

A share of your estate – This is a percentage of your estate after all other gifts and expenses have been paid. These gifts are very important to us as they usually maintain their value or increase over time. This also means you're less likely to need to amend it in the future. 

A specific sum – This is a gift of a set amount of money.

A specific item – This could be something valuable such as an antique, painting, property or shares that we would sell.

If you already have a Will, and wish to add a gift to Chailey Heritage Foundation, you can complete a codicil form and store it with your will. A codicil is read alongside your Will and allows you to make changes to your Will, without having to rewrite it.

You will need the following information:

Charity name: Chailey Heritage Foundation                                             

Registered Charity No. 1075837

Registered Address:  Haywards Heath Road, Nth Chailey, East Sussex BN8 4EF

To read more about how our work supports young people with complex disabilities, please see our latest Annual Report and Accounts. 

Contact us

If you would like to talk further about leaving a gift in your Will,  please contact Jenna Durdle who will be happy to speak to you in confidence. Please call 01825 724752 or email Jdurdle@chf.org.uk

Useful resources

·       Citizens Advice: advice on creating a will and why it's important.

·       HMRC: the basics of inheritance tax.

·       GOV.UK: an overview of creating a will.

·       The Law Society: help with finding a solicitor in your area.

 

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