We are leaving a gift in our Will to YoungDementia UK because after leaving a substantial sum for our family, we feel the rest should go to a cause close to our hearts. We want our money to go to improving the quality of life for both people living with dementia and those caring for people living with dementia, especially when it strikes at such a young age.
- David and Mandy Nixon
Leaving a gift in your Will to YoungDementia UK is an opportunity to pass on something wonderful – a future of support and advice for those affected by young onset dementia to enable their best possible quality of life.
Why make a Will?
Making a Will is one of the most important things each of us will ever do. Your Will is your chance to take care of everything that’s important to you, starting with your family and friends. A Will can also help reduce the amount of inheritance tax that needs to be paid on your estate.
Many people believe that writing a Will is complicated, or only for the rich and famous, but in fact it’s valuable for all of us and relatively straightforward. But when making or updating your Will the recommendation is that you should always seek professional advice.
Here are two different ways you can get started making or amending a Will.
1 - Find a Local Solicitor
You can visit the Remember A Charity website to find a solicitor in your local area, who will be able to help you through the will writing process and will advise you on how to leave a gift to us.
2 - Will Writing Services with The Co-operative Legal Services
The Co-operative Legal Services offer a professional, convenient and easy to use Will Writing Service. Because their service is provided over the telephone, they are able to speak at a time that is convenient to you. They are open 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am – 1pm on Saturdays, helping to offer free advice and support.
Their initial conversation only takes around 10 minutes, yet in this time they will be able to explain how a Will protects you, your loved ones and your estate, as well as discussing the option of leaving a gift to a charity in your Will.
If you wish to write your Will with The Co-operative Legal Services, they will agree a convenient time for a Will Writing specialist to take your instruction over the phone from the comfort of your home. This will take around 45 minutes. They will also store your completed Will for free until it is needed.
The Co-operative Legal Services are offering to write a basic single Will at a 20% discount which will cost £99 plus VAT and represents a saving of £30 per single Will. To contact a Wills specialist, call on 0330 606 9578 and quote RACWILLS01.
If you have already left a gift in your Will to YoungDementia UK, you can let us know using our Pledge Form. which also enables us to also keep in touch about our work if you wish.
For more information about leaving a gift to YoungDementia UK, please email us.