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A gift in your will

Your will is your opportunity to leave a gift to both the people and causes that are close to your heart. 

We'd love you to support our work with a gift in your will. The process is easy and we can support you every step of the way. Hear from Eric why he decided to leave a legacy to Barnardo's:

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Free Wills Month October 2019 

This October we’re offering you the chance to either write or update your will at no cost to you. If you are over 55 you can take advantage of this offer which is in partnership with QualitySolicitors. Using a QualitySolicitor will ensure your Will is drawn up correctly and legally. 

There’s no commitment to make a gift to Barnardo’s in your Will, but by choosing to support our work in this way you can help change the lives of more vulnerable children than ever before, creating a legacy that lasts long into the future

Simply look at the list of participating solicitors for the month and book your appointment.

I just wanted to make the charity a named beneficiary in my will... giving me the satisfaction and the comfort that Barnardo's work will continue in the future, and that I have helped



Thinking about your gift

If you want to leave Barnardo's a gift in your will, it's worth taking time to think about the form and value of your gift.

You can leave the following types:

  • a gift of a specific amount of money - you can ask your will writer to index link the amount to ensure that its value increases with inflation
  • a percentage of whatever is left from your estate once you've looked after your family and friends
  • a specific item such as property, jewellery or other valuables
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Contact us

It is entirely up to you whether or not you tell us about your gift. However, it would be wonderful to know so we can thank you and keep you up to date with our work.

Please information request form or call us on 0800 008 7005 to find out more.

You can also write to us at: