Gosschalks’s Wills and Probate team’s volunteer spirit hails a great result for Will Aid charities

Gosschalks’s Wills and Probate team’s volunteer spirit hails a great result for Will Aid charities

Gosschalks is delighted to announce the generous donations of its Will Aid clients have led to the firm raising an amazing £4,425 for Will Aid charities during November’s campaign.

Our Wills and Probate team, headed up by Partner, Stephen Walker, volunteered their time and skills to advise and write over 35 Wills for local people during the Will Aid campaign.

Stephen Walker comments:

“We are delighted to have raised so much money for the Will Aid charities. This year we saw increased levels of interest as the scheme attracts more attention nationwide.

“It was a great team effort and I would like to say well done to my staff and thank you to our clients who used the scheme. We raised more money in 2014 than we have ever done before, and we will continue our support again in November 2015.”

Will Aid is the UK's leading charity Will writing scheme. The solicitors who take part offer their time and expertise without charge to give everyone the opportunity to make or update their basic Will. In return, a donation is made to help people in need in the UK and all over the world. This money is shared by nine well-known UK charities: ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save the Children, Sightsavers, SCIAF (Scotland) and Trocaire (Northern Ireland).

Shirley Marsland, Will Aid campaign manager, said:

“Gosschalks has made a very valuable contribution to the success of Will Aid. The participating charities are deeply grateful for the funds raised, which they will be able to put to good use to help people in need in the UK as well as around the world.

“So far the campaign has raised over £1.2m, and as donations are still being received we hope the final total will be nearer £2m.”

The scheme runs again in November 2015 and will provide the opportunity for many more people in need of a Will to come forward to sort out their affairs and, at the same time, to support nine of the UK’s best-loved charities.

Thinking of making or updating a Will? We can help you

Please call Stephen Walker today on 01482 324252 or email sw@gosschalks.co.uk to see how we can help you.

Making a Will is one of the most important decisions you will make to ensure peace of mind for you and protect your loved ones in the future.

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