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Leave a legacy

You can help us safeguard the future of our work by remembering us in your Will. No matter how small your gift is, you will make a real difference to the lives of older people in East London.

Will writingWe advise you to seek guidance from a solicitor when writing your Will as it is important that you inform the solicitor of your intentions.

 

You may like to read Age UK's factsheet entitled Making your Will.
 
Read the Making your Will factsheet

 

If you would like to leave a legacy to Age UK East London please read the suggested wording below. Letting us know that you have included Age UK Hackney in your will can help us to plan for the future.

 

For a residuary gift

'I give the residue of my estate to Age UK East London of 82 Russia Lane, London, E2 9LU (registered charity number: 1144535) for its general charitable purposes. I further direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive of Age UK East London for the time being shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift'


For a specific bequest

'I give the sum of £ (or the item specified) to Age UK East London of 82 Russia Lane, London, E2 9LU (registered charity number: 1144535) for its general charitable purposes. I further direct that the receipt of the Chief Officer or other proper officer of Age UK East London for the time being shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift. In all other respects I confirm my said Will'


Adding a Codicil to your Will

If you are making a codicil, you should naturally take advice over the precise wording, but here is an example of the wording of a typical codicil:

 

'I give the sum of  (amount in words and figures) to Age UK East London of 82 Russia Lane, London, E2 9LU (registered charity number: 1144535) for its general charitable purposes. I further direct that the receipt of the Chief Officer or other proper officer of Age UK East London for the time being shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift In all other respects I confirm my said Will.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this (date in words).

 

Signed by the said (name) the Testator (Testatrix) as and for a (First) Codicil to his (her) said Will dated the (date) in the presence of us both being present at the same time who at his (her) request in his (her) presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
Signatures of Testator (Testatrix) and two Witnesses, plus their addresses'
 
Please note:

We advise you to seek guidance from a solicitor when writing your will. It is important that you inform the solicitor of your intentions.

 


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