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Make a Will and protect the ones you love

We are holding our annual Make a Will Fortnight event from 11th -22nd June, where a number of legal professionals will be supporting us by writing and amending standards Wills free of charge in return for a donation. 
Kaylee Justham F Barnes Solicitors (cropped)

"We all know how important it is to make sure that we look after the ones we love, so having a Will and keeping it updated through changes in our lives and circumstances is so important," said Susan Spencer, the Hospice's Legacy Manager. Kaylee Justham F Barnes Solicitors    


"People are not always aware that if they don't make a Will, their assets may not go where they would like.     


"If you need to make or update your Will, why not take part in our Make a Will event and support the Hospice at the same time?"    


Last year's Make a Will Fortnight event raised £6,500 from donations given by our supporters, which could pay for over 100 hours of patient care at home.     


Instead of paying the legal professional a fee at your appointment, you will be asked to make a donation to Saint Francis Hospice, with a suggested minimum donation of £100 for a standard Will or £60 to update an existing Will.    



Kaylee Justham, F Barnes Solicitors


Currently, one in five of the local people receiving Hospice care is funded by gifts in Wills and it is also encouraging people to think about leaving a legacy gift so it can continue to provide first-class care for local people and their families, now and in the future.     


"All gifts given, whatever size help us to make a real difference and all play a part in helping to fund our services and improve the quality of care we can give to those who most need it," said Susan.     


If you are a solicitor or Will writer who is interested in taking part in our event, there is still time for you to be involved and included in our list of participating legal professionals.


Click here for more information or you can email susanspencer@sfh.org.uk or call Susan on 01708 771403.

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