Have you ever considered leaving money in your will?
Did you know that the Great British Public donate over £640 million to the top 10 UK charities through this type of donation?* You could leave a lasting legacy to help children like Erin.
Each year our income from gifts in wills significantly supports our work and helps the hospital treat over 73,000 children from across Wales.
Making a gift in your will, be that a percentage of your estate, a lump sum, shares or a valuable item, is a generous way of helping very poorly children in Wales.
After providing for loved ones, we would like to ask you to consider leaving the charity a gift in your Will, so that together we create a lasting legacy for the children of Wales.
How to leave a gift in your will
Once you decide to make a Will, we recommend you use a solicitor. Professional advice is less expensive than you might think and having a valid and accurate Will can give real peace of mind.
Choose the type of gift you want to leave
There are a four main ways to leave a gift for us in your Will.
- A residual gift is the remainder or a percentage of your estate after all other gifts and expenses have been deducted. This ensures that your loved ones are remembered first.
- A pecuniary gift is a gift of a specific amount of money. Ask your solicitor to index link this gift to ensure that inflation will not reduce its value over time.
- A specific request is a gift of a named item such as a painting.
- A contingent benefit is a gift that is dependent on other factors such as outliving all other beneficiaries.
Important information to remember
To ensure that the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity is included in your Will, you must include the details listed below. Give these details to your solicitor when you are drafting or amending your Will.
Charity Name: The Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity
Address: Upper ground Floor, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW
Registered Charity Number: 1069485
Your solicitor will be able to give you any specialist advice according to your own individual needs.
Making a change to your Will
If you have an existing Will but would like to leave a gift to the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity then you will need to complete a Codicil. This document allows you to make changes or additions to an existing Will without having to pay for your Will to be re-written. If you need to make a more significant change to your Will we recommend you speak to your solicitor and consider having your Will redrafted.
If you have any questions regarding how to include us in your Will please call the fundraising team or request our Gift in Wills Pack.
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* According to the Charity Aid Foundation
** Based on 2014 figures