Thank you for considering leaving a gift to us in your Will. 

Leaving a legacy to Health and Hope UK is a wonderful way of ensuring your support for the rural poor in western Myanmar can live on, transforming individuals and their communities for generations to come.

We recommend that you consult your solicitor who will advise you on how to create or amend your Will (see suggested wording below). They can also provide information about the positive effects that leaving a donation in your Will can have on the inheritance tax on your estate.

 

Our promises to you

We believe that this is not just a financial gift, but a gift of trust; one which we truly value. Without your support our work would not be possible. Thank you for being willing to join with us on this journey.

If you choose to leave a gift to Health and Hope UK in your Will, we make these promises to you:

  • We will respect your right to privacy. There is no need to tell us about your decision (although we would love to thank you personally).
  • We understand that this is your decision alone and that those you care about come first. We are very grateful for any gift you may choose to leave after providing for loved ones.
  • We understand that circumstances change and this may result in you taking us out of your Will. We fully respect your need to carefully consider leaving a gift in your Will in your own time.
  • We will keep you updated on our work, which is only made possible by gifts like yours. Just let us know how you would prefer to receive this information.
  • We promise to handle your gift with sensitivity and respect. We will treat your executors, family and friends with compassion, integrity and honesty in all our communications.
  • We promise to use your gift wisely. We endeavour to be good stewards of any gift you choose to leave to Health and Hope UK, ensuring it has the greatest possible impact.

 

Examples of Wording for your Will

Your solicitor will advise on the specific wording required for your circumstances. However, the examples below may help you as you consider the kind of gift you wish to leave in your Will.

For a Share of your Estate
I give (...%) of the residue of my estate to Health and Hope UK (registered charity no. 1151105), 62 Heronsgate Road, Chorleywood, Herts, WD3 5NX, for the general purposes of Health and Hope UK and I declare that the receipt of their Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge.

For a specific sum/specific asset
I give free of tax to Health and Hope UK (registered charity no. 1151105), 62 Heronsgate Road, Chorleywood, Herts, WD3 5NX, the sum of (£.../specific asset or item) for the general purposes of Health and Hope UK and I declare that the receipt of their Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge.

For a Codicil
‘I (name) of (address) declare this to be the (first/second) codicil to my Will dated (date). In addition to any legacies given in my said Will I give Health and Hope UK (registered charity no. 1151105), 62 Heronsgate Road, Chorleywood, Herts, WD3 5NX, the sum of (£... or ...% share of my estate) to be used for its general purposes and I declare that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge.

 

Information for your Solicitor

Your solicitor will need to know that gifts should be left to:

Health and Hope UK (registered charity no. 1151105)
Health and Hope UK, 62 Heronsgate Road, Chorleywood, Herts, WD3 5NX

 

We are here to help

For further information or to talk in confidence about leaving a gift your Will to Health and Hope UK please email Pip on philippa.wilford@healthandhope.org or call +44 (0) 20 8144 5701. 

 

Thank you for making a difference.