Leave a legacy to Age UK Carlisle and Eden - a legacy is one of the most effective ways that you can support people in later life.
Your legacy will make a real difference to a person in need of help. We promise that your legacy will be spent wisely and make a genuine difference to local older people.
How to leave a gift in your will
Having a will and keeping it up-to-date helps ensure that your wishes can be respected and your property and assets benefit people and causes you really care about. We would always recommend that you speak to a qualified professional such as a solicitor, when making or amending your will.
Your solicitor will be able to advise you on the required wording to carry out your wishes.
If you wish to leave a gift to Age UK Carlisle and Eden in your will, all you need is our charity details below:
Age UK Carlisle and Eden, 20 Spencer Street, Carlisle, CA1 1BG and our registered charity number 1128565.
If you already have a will
If you already have a will and you want to include a gift to Age UK Carlisle and Eden in it, there may not be need to rewrite it. You can ask a qualified professional such as a solicitor to add an amendment (called a codicil). As a general rule, if the change you wish to make is quite small or simple, you can use a codicil, and if the change is more significant or complex you should make a new will.
What kind of gift can I leave to Age UK Carlisle and Eden?
You can leave a specific sum of money or an item such as jewellery or a piece of art. Or you can leave a share in, or all of, what's left of the value of your estate after family and friends have been taken care of. The advantage of leaving a share (also known as a residuary gift) is that it remains the same over time, and you won't need to change your will to keep up with inflation.
Just 1% of your estate can make a huge difference to older people in Carlisle and Eden area for many years to come.
If you need advice on how to make a will, pleaase download this Making a will factsheet or contact us to arrange a meeting.
Get in touch to find out more
If you are interested in leaving a gift in your will and would like more information, please contact us for an informal chat.