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Gifts in Wills Information to Download

On this page we have provided downloadable materials to provide you with the information that you need to leave a gift in your will. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the Gifts in Wills team on 020 8498 7880 or e-mail us to receive hard copies of any of these resources.

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Barnardo's Today Magazine - Winter 2016 (PDF)

Download our supporters' magazine - Barnardo's Today Winter 2016

Giftsin Wills promise

Gifts in Wills promise (PDF)

Outlines our promise to supporters detailing how we will handle your:

  • enquiry
  • data
  • and future correspondence.

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Making or changing your Will booklet (PDF)

This booklet explains the Barnardo’s Free Will scheme and how to go about making or changing your Will.

What you could make happen

What could you make happen booklet (PDF)

Gifts in Wills make up almost half of voluntary donations to Barnardo’s. Read how a gift in your Will could help the most vulnerable children.

Estate checklist

Estate checklist (PDF)

A handy checklist designed to help you estimate the extent of your estate ahead of a visit to your solicitor.


List of Executors and Beneficiaries (PDF)

This document is designed to help you record the Executors and Beneficiaries relating to your Will.

Suggested wording

Suggested wording for suitable clauses (PDF)

Sample clauses to help you when arranging to leave a gift in your Will. This template document can help you outline your final wishes clearly.

Guide to Scots law

Your guide to Scots Law (PDF)

The law in Scotland is different so you must take the following points in this document into consideration. We also recommend you seek professional advice from a solicitor

Jargon buster

Glossary of terms (PDF)

There is so much terminology associated with Wills and Will-writing. We have put together this glossary of terms to help you cut through the jargon.