Dear Bill and readers at The Democrat
Did you know that Mary’s Meals provides a free will writing service?
Making a will is a task that many of us will put off, but it can be really straightforward. We’ve rounded up some of the top myths about writing a will to show how this personal and important decision can bring hope to future generations with Mary’s Meals.
Myth one: Writing a will is expensive
We have partnered with Farewill, one of the largest will writers in the UK, to offer our supporters a service that is completely free of charge. You can use this free service whether or not you include Mary’s Meals in your will, but please know that a gift of any size will make a huge difference to the hungry children who rely on our school meals.
Myth two: I’m not old enough to make a will
Anyone can write a will; as long as they’re over the age of 18. Having a will means that, whatever happens, you are in charge of making sure your estate is left to those who mean the most to you.
Myth three: It’s not worth making a will
Many people don’t know that a will doesn’t just cover money – it can also include insurance policies, pensions and other possessions and ensures that these are left according to your wishes. And as a charity committed to keeping our running costs as low as possible, even the smallest of gifts left to Mary’s Meals makes a big difference.
Myth four: It takes a long time to write a will
It can take as little as 15 minutes to write a will with Farewill’s service.
Leaving a gift in your will to Mary’s Meals is a very personal and important decision and every gift entrusted to us is precious. If you would like to speak to someone about the difference a legacy gift can make, please email email@example.com or call 0800 698 1212 and a dedicated member of our team will be in touch to answer any questions. You can also request a free information pack below.
Thank you for every thing you do to help us keep our promise to more than 2.4 million children each school day.