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LEAVING A LEGACY
A legacy is a donation left to a charity in your Will. It is a lasting gift, so the causes you feel passionate about in life can continue long into the future.
A legacy can be large or small and does not have to be a choice between your family, friends or favourite charity. You can easily include them all, providing security for loved ones and your continued support for Crossroads Together.
In memory donations
Remember a loved one by asking friends and relatives to make a donation in their memory to Crossroads Together. This could be given on important anniversaries or perhaps instead of buying funeral flowers.
You could co-ordinate your in memory donation online by creating a page on Justgiving to circulate to your friends and family.
How to leave a legacy?
It’s easy to include a gift to Crossroads Together in your Will, but you should always consult a professional, such as a solicitor or financial adviser, to be sure your Will reflects your exact intentions and you understand tax implications.
A legacy of any size really makes a difference in our ability to help carers all across the UK. When you are next considering writing or updating your Will, all you would have to do is contact your professional advisers and tell them the sum (or percentage of your estate) that you would like to leave us. Your adviser will need only our charity name, address and registered charity number.
Suggested wording is:
“I give… to Crossroads Together, registered charity number 1059911, for its general charitable purposes.”
If you’ve already left a gift to the Crossroads Together thank you. It’s now really important to let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org