Gifts kindly left by supporters in their Wills are a vital part of our funding and every contribution made, no matter how big or small goes a long way to help us provide the very best treatment and care for thousands of sick children each year.
Remember us in your Will
Donating a gift to the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity in your Will allows you leave a lasting legacy which ensures continuing support for the Children’s Hospital for Wales. The generous gifts we receive from our supporters enable us to plan for the future and make it possible for us to create a child-friendly facility which will provide the very best of care for generations of sick children in Wales. Charitable legacies are also exempt from Inheritance Tax, so leaving money to the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity means that every penny of your gift will go towards equipping the Children’s Hospital for Wales.
Making a Will for the first time
Once you decide to make a Will, we recommend you use a solicitor. Professional advice is less expensive than you might think and having a valid and accurate Will can give real peace of mind.
Choose the type of gift you want to leave
There are a four main ways to leave a gift for us in your Will.
- A residual gift is the remainder or a percentage of your estate after all other gifts and expenses have been deducted. This ensures that your loved ones are remembered first.
- A pecuniary gift is a gift of a specific amount of money. Ask your solicitor to index link this gift to ensure that inflation will not reduce its value over years.
- A specific request is a gift of a named item such as a painting.
- A contingent benefit is a gift that is dependant on other factors such as outliving all other beneficiaries.
To ensure that the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity is included in your Will, you must include the important details listed below. Give these details to your solicitor when you are drafting or amending your Will.
Charity Name: The Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity
Address: Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0SZ
Registered Charity Number: 1069485
Your solicitor will be able to give you any specialist advice according to your own individual needs.
Making a change to your Will
If you have an existing Will but would like to leave a gift to the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity then you will need to complete a Codicil. This document allows you to make changes or additions to an exiting will without having to pay for your Will to be re-written. If you need to make a more significant change to your Will we recommend you speak to your solicitor and consider having your will redrafted.
Making a gift to us in your Will allows you to leave a footprint in the future and ensures that your money will make a significant difference to generations of sick children in Wales.