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September Free Wills Offer

You don’t have to be magic to do something extraordinary this September – take advantage of our Free Wills Offer today.

What is our Free Wills Offer?

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust works with legal partners during September to offer our existing supporters a simple will or mirror will for couples. If your solicitor believes that your will is more complicated they will outline the charges you would need to pay for any extra work if you were to continue with the Free Wills service.

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust works in partnership with the following organisations to provide different ways of writing your will suitable for a variety of different lifestyles and preferences.

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Local independent solicitor

The National Free Wills Network, who have a network of local independent Solicitors firms who participate in the scheme, who will provide you with a list of Solicitors in your local area who will write a Will under this scheme.

Home visit

The Goodwill Partnership, who offer a home visit to take instructions for a Will which are then prepared by a Solicitor.

Online or by telephone 

Co-operative Legal Services, who provide a service where instructions are taken by telephone or online (with requirements for a telephone conversation) to complete the process.

Express your interest in one of these services during the month of September by emailing giftsinwills@cysticfibrosis.org.uk or calling 020 3795 2132 to speak to Michael Clark, our Gifts in Wills Manager.

Why do I need a will?

About 40% of people do not write a will. This means that their assets will be distributed by a law which was made many years ago, and is not always right for many people, especially those who are not married but live together, people who have second families and people who want to give some money to charity. Writing a will allows an individual to set out their wishes on who they would want to benefit from their estate.

Do I have to include a gift for the Trust in my will to use the Free Wills Offer?

You do not have to include a gift in your will for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, but we sincerely hope that you will choose to do so. Including a gift for us, alongside friends and family, in your will is an incredible way to join the fight against cystic fibrosis and leave a lasting legacy for future generations. Our Free Wills Offer provides an easy and convenient way for you to write or update your will, and we hope you choose to include a gift for us.

How do I apply?

You must contact us during the month of September to register your interest in our Free Wills offer, but you will have until the end of the year to make contact with your chosen solicitor and provide instructions for your will.

To sign up for our Free Wills offer, email giftsinwills@cysticfibrosis.org.uk or call 020 3795 2132 to speak to Michael Clark, our Gifts in Wills Manager. We will send you a pack, which includes a booklet telling you all about our campaign and how you can apply. You will then receive a note of either local participating solicitors to your home address, or how to proceed with the home visit, telephone or online options. Places are limited, so contact us today!

Myth busters

Michael Clark, Gifts in Wills Manager at the Trust breaks down a few myths about wills and gifts in wills and explains just how important including a gift in your will for the Trust can be.

How to include a gift

Find out how you can include a gift in your will to the Trust, how you can tell us if you've already included a gift and how to include a gift if you've already written a will.

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Myth busters

Hear from Michael Clark, Gifts in Wills and In-Memory Manager, about some common misconceptions about including a gift in your will to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

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How your gift makes a difference

Find out how your generous support makes a difference to the work we do for people living with cystic fibrosis across the UK, and hear from some of the people who kindly included a gift to us in their wills.

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