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Leaving a gift in your Will

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Including a gift in your Will to Lancashire Cricket Foundation will make a big difference to the future of thousands of aspiring children across our County.

It’s your chance to leave a lasting legacy, show your love of Lancashire and help those in need within the community.

After looking after family and friends, whether it’s a percentage or a monetary gift, a gift in your Will could help us be there for the next generation of young people.

It will be the reason that we can continue to work with some of the most disadvantaged people in the country, providing them with opportunities to develop skills, confidence and improve their health, that would otherwise be lacking.

  • The Difference You Could Make...

    However large or small, whether it’s a percentage of your estate or a fixed amount, the generous donations we receive through gifts left in Wills help provide ongoing support to people in need across the County.

    • £1,000 would contribute towards the establishment of a bursary fund, providing disadvantaged young people with the opportunity to access the Lancashire player pathway through our Regional Development Centres.
    • £4,500 could fund a table cricket hub for a year, allowing young people with physical or learning disabilities to enjoy playing cricket on specially adapted tables with modified equipment.
    • £8,000 could fund the delivery of our 8-week educational programme in 10 schools located in deprived areas of the County, designed to improve young people’s numeracy and literacy skills, alongside their mental health and physical wellbeing.
  • Plan For Tomorrow...

    When we look back over our lives, we think about the things that matter most to us; our family, our friends and our community.

    By choosing to leave a gift in your Will to Lancashire Cricket Foundation, you’ll make a difference to the lives of those that need it most as well as your loved ones after you’ve gone.

    What does the future look like?

    The number of young people across Lancashire living in poverty is on the rise. These young people are vulnerable to poor educational attainment, future worklessness and to suffering with poor physical health and mental wellbeing. As this number increases, so does the need for our services.

    A gift in your Will could help ensure that we can continue to be there to meet this future need. Through each and every gift we receive, we can carefully plan for the future and will be able to be there to help those people in need find their best way through.

  • The Right Wording To Include In Your Will...

    If you decide to include a gift in your Will to Lancashire Cricket Foundation, please use the recommended form of wording given in one of the following paragraphs

    Residuary Gift

    • I give XX% / the rest of my estate after payment of funeral and testamentary expenses and debts to my Executor(s) in trust for The Lancashire Cricket Foundation, Guarantee (6393483) and a Registered Charity (1121855), absolutely for its general charitable purposes and I direct that the receipt of the Director General or other proper officer for the time being of the said Society shall be a sufficient discharge for the said monies.

    Pecuniary gift

    • I give to The Lancashire Cricket Foundation, Guarantee (6393483) and a Registered Charity (1121855), the sum of XXXXX pounds, £XX free of Inheritance Tax for its general charitable purposes and I direct that the receipt of the Director General or other proper officer for the time being of the said Society shall be a sufficient discharge for the said monies.
  • Our Legacy Promise...

    We understand that leaving a gift in your Will is a big decision. That’s why we’ve drawn up our legacy promise. If you choose to support Lancashire Cricket Foundation in this very special way, we promise that:

    • We absolutely recognise that your friends and family come first

    • We will respect your privacy and your decisions at all times, and will not pass on any details of your Will or other confidential information

    • We will do our best to help in any way we can, but we will never seek to replace proper legal advice, or put any pressure on your choices

    • We will handle any gift left to us efficiently, but also with care, sensitivity and respect

    • We will always apply a gift according to the terms of the Will. Where there is any ambiguity or confusion, we will work with executors and solicitors to ensure that the intentions of the Will are followed as closely as possible

    • As with every donation we receive, we will use any gift left to us wisely, to achieve the maximum benefit for those people we work to support

We’re here if you need us

We aren’t solicitors ourselves, but we can answer any general questions you may have about Wills and gifts in Wills, or provide you with more information about how we support the people we work with.

If you have any questions, please do get in touch with our Fundraising Manager, Phil Ascott, on 0161 868 6844 or email pascott@lancashirecricket.co.uk

Click here to download our Legacy Brochure

 Your decision today, could change tomorrow! 

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