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Make a Will Month returns this June!

Anyone planning to move house, get married, start a new family or simply get organised can take advantage of St Oswald’s ‘Make a Will Month’ this June. 

The scheme is open to everyone, allowing you to get a great deal on making or updating your Will, while helping out a local charity. 

Thanks to participating solicitors across the region, it costs just £90 for a single Will or £125 for a pair and the full fee is then donated straight to St Oswald’s. 

Angela Taylor is 59 and lives in Burnopfield, County Durham. She decided to take advantage of Make a Will Month this year, and has already made an appointment with one of the participating solicitors for her and her husband to update their Will. She said: 

I turn 60 this year, so it seemed as good a time as any to get organised. My husband, Ivan and I had planned to get in touch with my solicitor anyway, to make an appointment to update our Will, but then I saw St Oswald’s had advertised their Make a Will Month. It just seemed like fate! I volunteer at the Hospice in their children’s unit once a week and see how important the work is that they do with the young people. I love coming in, seeing the children and their families and playing a small part in creating a warm and welcoming environment for them all. Taking part in Make a Will Month is another way I can give something back to the Hospice and support their vital work.

Laura Hargreaves from our St Oswald’s Fundraising Team said:

Making a Will is one of the most important things you can do for those you love.  By writing a will you can ensure that, on your death, your affairs will be in order, your loved ones will be taken care of and your wishes will be followed.

For more information about 'Make a Will Month' please contact our team on 0191 246 9123 or email fundraising@stoswaldsuk.org

For a full list of participating solicitors across the region please visit www.stoswaldsuk.org/wills