Leave a gift in your Will

How to make a gift to Rhythms of Life in your will

If you would like to make a gift to Rhythms of Life in your Will, there are three main ways you can do this. If you are unsure, your legal adviser should be able to help you make the right decision for your particular circumstances.

Residuary gifts

This is where you set aside a portion of all your remaining estate after
funeral expenses, debts and other gifts in the Will have been paid.
This kind of gift is generally the most popular because it ensures
that your loved ones are taken care of first.

Pecuniary gifts

These are specified sums of money. While we welcome all gifts and will put them to good use helping the homeless, it is worth noting that monetary values will devalue over time if you decide on this option.

A specific gift

This is a a specific, named item, For example, It could be a work of art, a vehicle, or a piece of jewelry.

Restricted and unrestricted gifts

As well as making a gift in any of the above three categories, you can choose for your gift to be unrestricted or restricted. Unrestricted or general gifts are the most helpful because they enable us to use your gift in whatever way it most benefits homeless people. A restricted gift is one that is used to support a particular area of our work specified by you.

Advice on making your will

The Government have produced a set of guidelines on making and storing wills. It is available at https://www.gov.uk/make-will.