Legacy Giving Legacy Giving

 

 

Leave a legacy to Carers Support West Sussex - a gift in your will is one of the most effective ways you can support the work we do with Carers.

Why leave a gift to Carers Support West Sussex in your will?

Your legacy will make a real difference to a person in need of help. It could provide support for some of the many thousands of Carers around West Sussex who feel isolated and alone with no one to turn to. As well as our counselling services we also give practical assistance and advice to help Carers transition from being overwhelmed to coping to living. Our advice services provide information and support on a whole range of issues from helping Carers to access financial support to giving relaxation therapies and providing support groups.

We promise that your legacy will be spent wisely and make a genuine difference to the Carers we help. To see how your legacy may be used, visit What We Do.

How to leave a legacy to Carers Support West Sussex

There are two main types of gift that you can leave in your will to Carers Support West Sussex: 

  • You can leave a specific sum of money or an item such as jewellery or a piece of art
  • You can leave a share in, or all of, what’s left of the value of your estate after all bills have been paid and all other legacies have been distributed. 

If you would like to add a gift to Carers Support West Sussex to an existing will, you can use a codicil. Adding a codicil to your will means there is no need to change the terms of your current will. It simply adds a new instruction. As a rule if the change you wish to make is quite small or simple, you can use a codicil, and if the change is more significant or complex you should make a new will.

If you wish to make several changes, big or small, it is advisable to make a new will. If you have any questions around writing a codicil or updating your will, you should seek advice from a solicitor or professional adviser.

If you would like to speak to someone about leaving a legacy to Carers Support West Sussex, please contact us on 0300 028 8888 or email info@carerssupport.org.uk