A lasting legacy
People often do not want to think about making a Will, and it is
surprising how many of us die without making one.
The reality is that it's relatively easy to make a Will, and it
is probably one of the most important things you can do to ensure
your wishes will be carried out after your death; it ensures that
your family and loved ones are taken care of in the way that you
Legacies form a key part of the on-going funding of County
Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Charity, and gifts
that have been left to us have helped us to continue to provide our
vital services in the local area.
All legacies we receive are spent locally, benefitting patients
and our communities.
Many people don't think they are wealthy enough to make a
difference, but every pound really does help. Legacies, big
and small, have helped us to:
When you decide to leave a gift to County Durham &
Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Charity in your Will, and, if
you feel it is appropriate, please do let us know. Knowing
about legacies helps us plan for the future. It also gives us
the opportunity to say "thank you" now. When
you do tell us, you immediately become a County Durham &
Darlington NHS Foundation Trust benefactor. As such, we are
able to show you our appreciation and keep you informed of our
work, particularly areas that are important to you.
If you would like to leave a gift to County Durham &
Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Charity, please contact us on 01325
743781 or via email@example.com. Alternatively, if you
are a Solicitor who needs to arrange a legacy to be transferred to
this organisation, please also contact us on the number
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community