Gifts in Wills
Remembering SASH through a gift in your Will means you are making a unique commitment.
By leaving a gift in your Will to SASH you can be sure that we will use your gift in the most efficient and effective way possible, helping safeguard young people against future periods of homelessness.
Did you know?
- Gift in Wills (sometimes known as legacies) can be both large and small and range from £200 to £2,000,000 and more.
- You can reduce the rate of inheritance tax from 40% to just 36% if you leave 10% of the net value of your estate to charity.
There are three ways to make a gift to SASH in your Will:
Residuary gift: you could choose to leave a share, or the whole, of what is left in your estate once you have provided for you loved ones.
Pecuniary gift: a fixed amount of money. If you choose to leave a fit in this way please be aware that its value may reduce over time in line with inflation.
Specific gift: an item such as jewellery or property.
Please follow the processes below If you would like to make a Gift in your Will to SASH
If you have already made a will
If you have already made a will, but would like to leave a gift to SASH, you can do so by making a simple addition to your existing will. This is called a codicil.
If you have not already made a will
If you do not have a will at the moment, we would strongly advise you to see a solicitor. Although you will have to pay a fee, you will receive professional advice and can be sure that your wishes are achieved.
If you would like to make a gift in your Will the following wording could be used:
‘I give [xxx] to SASH (Safe & Sound Homes) of 107-109 Walmgate, York, YO1 9UA, Charity Registration Number 1054890 for its general charitable purposes and I declare that the receipt of the Director or other proper officer of SASH shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said legacy.’
If you choose your own wording please ensure you use our full address and registered charity number: Safe and Sound Homes, 107-109 Walmgate, York YO1 9UA. Registered Charity 1054890.
You might also consider:
- Asking family and friends to make a donation to SASH in lieu of funeral flowers.
- Making a gift to SASH in memory of friends or family members.
If you would like more information on anything detailed in this page please do not hesitate to get in touch with Ruth Fawcett on 01904 652043 or click here to send Ruth an email.