Irish woman leaves €30 to six charities

Irish woman leaves €30 to six charities

An Irish woman has left an incredible gift of €30m to five charities. The legacy gift, made by Elizabeth O’Kelly, from Stradbally, Co Laois, will make a huge difference to the charities, which will each receive €6m. The charities are: Irish Cancer Charity Irish Heart...

Issues of negligence

We have heard from some charities that there have been occasions when a solicitor has allowed a beneficiary to witness a will or a will has come back to the solicitor which contained a witnessing by a beneficiary, both scenarios resulting in the gift lapsing. Some...
The joy of legacy giving

The joy of legacy giving

Finding our Voice ILM’s former CEO Chris Millward, now Director of Consulting with Legacy Voice, writes about legacy fundraising and how everyone should have the opportunity to experience the joy of legacy giving… Those of you who follow us on Twitter will...
Legacy gift boosts heart charity

Legacy gift boosts heart charity

An incredible legacy gift has made a huge difference to a heart charity’s special appeal. Every Heart Matters is aiming to raise £500,000 to help create a new cardiac diagnostic unit for a West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds. The donation shows the amazing...