A legacy to Headway North West London?
You may wish to remember Headway North West London in your Will, by leaving them a legacy – after providing adequately for your dependents. Your legacy would help Headway North West London to continue providing support and services to people in North West London whose lives have been affected by acquired / traumatic brain injury.
When you create a legacy, you are giving a gift to a person, institution or cause, through your Will. There are different ways in which you could do this, such as
- a Proportionate Legacy, which leaves a percentage of your estate, after all taxes, debts and other gifts have been deducted;
- a Residuary Legacy, which leaves the residue of your estate, after all taxes, debts and other gifts have been deducted;
- a Pecuniary Legacy, which leaves a specific sum of money, usually linked to inflation.
An example of possible wording could be:
“I give (insert amount or percentage) to Headway North West London (Registered Charity No. 1110088) c/o Thompsons Solicitors, Grove House, 55 Lowlands Rd, Harrow HA1 3AP, to be applied for its general purposes and declare that the receipt of the Honourary Treasurer or other appropriate Trustee shall be a complete discharge to my executor(s)”