Charity launches free 'Write a Will
PEOPLE across Merseyside are invited to write or update
their will for no fee this November as part of Maggie's Centres 'Write a Will
Month.' Maggie's, the charity that provides free practical, emotional and social
support for people with cancer and their family and friends, is partnering with
local Solicitors who will waive their will writing fee this November, including:- Kirwan's and McClure
Solicitors. Instead clients will be able to write or update
their will for free by making a donation to one of the Maggie's Centres.
Wills can cost anything up to ₤150 for a basic will, and Maggie's Centres
receives up to ₤1,000,000 from gifts left in wills each year.
Kathy Wright, Centre Head at Maggie's Merseyside, said:- "We're really
pleased to be offering will writing in our Centre free of charge, with any
donations that people choose to make being very gratefully received. Our Centre
is warm and welcoming and a relaxed setting to speak to 1 of our great partner
Solicitors about estate planning. Maggie's Merseyside is completely funded by
donations, fundraising and gifts in wills, so schemes like this are so important
to enable us to provide vital support to people affected by cancer in
Appointments are available at the Centre, located next to Clatterbridge Cancer
Centre, on the following days:-
► Friday, 3 November 2017 - AM.
► Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - all day.
► Friday, 17 November 2017 - AM.
► Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - all day.
Home visits and appointments at our partner's offices are also available. To
find out more or to book an appointment call:- 0151 334 4301 or send them an
Maggie's relies on voluntary donations to support and grow its network of
Centres and to develop its unique, high quality programme of support. The
charity's aim is to make the biggest difference possible to people living with
cancer and their family and friends. To find out more about Maggie's Merseyside
and the programme of support the Centre offers or to get involved with