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Legacy Donation

Thank you for considering leaving a gift in your Will to Kidney Cancer UK

Your gift will have a positive impact for future generations by helping us to continue our work fighting kidney cancer and supporting patients.

How to leave us a gift in your Will

Leaving a gift in your Will is an important decision and we appreciate that you want to look after friends and family first. After you have provided for your loved ones we hope you will consider leaving a gift to Kidney Cancer UK. A gift in a Will is straight forward.

We recommend using a solicitor or professional will-writer to make sure your Will is legal and valid.

Types of gift you can leave us in your Will

A share of your estate
After you have provided for your family and friends, you can leave a share, or the remainder, of your estate to us. This is called a‘residuary gift’.

Updating an existing Will

If you already have a Will, you can update it by adding some simple wording to your Will. This is called a codicil. It’s a good idea to review your Will when circumstances change to check that it still reflects your wishes.

Cash gift
This is when you leave an exact sum of money to us. It is known as a ‘pecuniary gift’.

A special gift

This is a gift of a particular asset or item.

A gift in trust
You can leave a gift for someone to use over a period of time. When the time has ended, the gift can be passed on to other recipients, such as a charity

Please Include our full name, to make sure the money goes to the right place:

James Whale Fund Ltd is a registered charity in England and Wales (1120146) and Scotland (SC043642).  Kidney Cancer Scotland is a trading titles of James Whale Fund Ltd. Registered charity number: SC043642(05937304). Registered Office: The Mews, The Park, Cambridge.CB21 4RD. Company Number England and Wales

If you have already written us into your Will, we are very grateful for your support and would love it if you could let us know.

For more information regarding leaving a gift in your Will to a charity, please visit the HMRC information page