remember a charity week

Remember a Charity Week

This week, starting 11th September 2023, Young Bristol are celebrating the incredible impact of leaving a gift in your Will. Remember a Charity Week is an opportunity for everyone to take a moment to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will. 

After your loved ones have been provided for we hope that you may consider finding a place in your Will for Young Bristol, your local charity. By leaving a gift in your will to Young Bristol, you can provide a young person with a safe space when they need it most!

We recommend you use a solicitor or a member of the Institute of Professional Willwriters to help you write a Will. Institute of Professional Willwriters offer a free guide to making a will.

Why your support matters!

Many supporters have chosen to leave a gift in their will to Young Bristol. No matter how big or small, every gift makes a massive difference to young people and our wider communities! Your kindness has helped us:

  • Engage 1,818 young people
  • 20,562 contacts with these young people
  • Deliver 1,489 sessions
  • Attract 802 new young people to join our sessions

There are three types of gift you can leave in your will:

A residuary gift – This is a share of your total estate (everything you own that is of value) after all other payments (such as lifetime debts, tax and administrative expense) have been deducted. Because a residuary legacy is a percentage of your estate, it will keep its value over time.

A pecuniary gift – a fixed amount of money that you leave in your Will. It is a good idea to review pecuniary gifts regularly, as their face value can be lessened by inflation and turn out to be less powerful than you intend.

A specific gift – when you leave a particular item of value – such as personal possessions, property or shares.

Find out more about leaving a gift in your here!

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