How to leave a gift in your will

Writing a will can be a tricky process, but to make it as simple as possible, please follow the guide below if you would like to leave a gift in your will to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

How to word your will

Please include our full name, address and registered charity number when you draft or amend your will.

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices
Bridge House
Addlestone Road
Surrey
KT15 2UE

Registered Charity No: 1042495

You can use this wording for drafting or amending your will:

Wording if you’re leaving a percentage (also known as a residuary gift)
I give all/a ___% share of the residue of my estate to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices (Registered Charity Number 1042495), Bridge House, Addlestone Road, Surrey KT15 2UE, or any subsequent address it may relocate to, to be used for its general charitable purposes and I declare that the receipt of the Treasurer or duly authorised officer shall be a valid and appropriate form of discharge.

Wording if you’re leaving a gift of money (also known as a pecuniary gift)
I give to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices (Registered Charity Number 1042495), Bridge House, Addlestone Road, Surrey KT15 2UE, or any subsequent address it may relocate to, the sum of £__________(in figures)__________________(in words) free of tax and duty to be used for its general charitable purposes and I declare that the receipt of the Treasurer or duly authorised officer shall be a valid and appropriate form of discharge.

The Free Wills Network

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices has teamed up with The National Free Wills Network; a service that offers our supporters a chance to have a simple will written or updated free of charge, through a network of solicitors across the UK.

While there is no obligation to include us in your will, we hope you will consider it as a way to help babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families long into the future.

For more information and help or to use the Free Wills Network, please contact Katie Wallman on 01932 823109.