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Leaving a Legacy

Did you know that Erskine needs to raise over £10 million per year to keep running? By leaving a gift in your will you would be leaving a legacy that will carry on long after you’ve gone.

Through a gift in your Will, you could provide a brighter future for our Veterans and give them a reason to smile. Even just 1% of your estate will make a huge difference.

 

 

Making a Difference

Legacies help us provide further beds, specialist nurses and equipment and to extend our recreational programme to benefit all our veterans. Independence is precious to the people we care for and your gift can help us purchase physiotherapy equipment which allows greater access to mobility. It also helps pay for our Activity Centre, which helps support younger Veterans living in the community, by offering them companionship and the opportunity to learn new skills. 83% of every pound is spent directly on helping over 800 veterans every year.

 

Partner Will writing

Free Wills Network

Free Wills Network is an agency who put you in touch with local solicitors to write your Will if you prefer to meet with someone face to face.

Erskine’s membership of the Free Wills Network enables you to write your Will with a local solicitor, with Erskine paying a discounted rate for the writing of a simple Will. We sincerely hope that anyone who takes advantage of this special offer would consider leaving a gift to Erskine, but you are under no obligation to do so.

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Bequeathed

Bequeathed is an online Will writing service which allows you to write your Will quickly and easily. Their online portal is secure and robust and allows you to save and return to the document at any time.

We pay an annual fee to Bequeathed to provide this service to our supporters. You are under no obligation to leave a gift to Erskine, but we hope you would consider it.

How does it work?

  • By going to the Bequeathed website, you can easily create an account
  • Answer a few questions
  • Write your Will. Bequeathed will give you prompts to ensure you haven’t forgotten anything
  • Bequeathed will then check it to ensure it is correct and legal
  • Then you can print and sign it, and get it witnessed

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If you would like anymore information about leaving a gift in your Will, have a look at our FAQ’s. We are always happy to hear from you too. Our Legacy Officer Sarah Morgan will be happy to chat to you on 0141 814 4520. Alternatively, she is available at sarah.morgan@erskine.org.uk.