Plymouth & District Mind Mental Health Charity



Legacies

Remembering Plymouth & District Mind in your will provides valuable funds which mean that we can continue our vital services, reach out to the people that need us most and develop new services for them.

We are very grateful for the generosity of all our donors who help to fund our projects and help more people have happier lives.

If you would like to leave a legacy to Plymouth & District Mind you will need to give instructions to your solicitor.

Legacies (a quick guide)

A legacy is a gift of money, property or possessions left in your will. If you decide to give to a charity, the gift is currently tax-free, so everything you leave will go towards the work of Plymouth & District Mind.

Making or revising a will is important and we recommend you seek independent advice from of a solicitor or bank trust company.

There are 4 different types of legacies:

  1. A pecuniary legacy is a gift of a fixed sum of money. You can protect this type of gift from inflation by linking it to the Retail Price Index.
  2. A specific gift is a tangible item such as a house, piece of jewellery, silver teapot or car.
  3. A residuary legacy is a gift of the whole or a share of whatever remains of your estate after all other gifts have been distributed and any debts paid off.
  4. You can also ask people who care for you to make donations in your memory.

Codicil to add to existing will

A Codicil is a document you can use to make a simple update or alteration to an existing will. This can be done without incurring any costs or having to visit a solicitor to add Plymouth & District Mind to your Will. Please download the codicil using the link below:

Codicil Form

Why we need legacies

What legacies will help Plymouth & District Mind do

If you need more information on how to word or leave us a legacy then please contact us on legacies@plymouthmind.com

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