We recommend that you take our suggested wording set out below to your professional advisor for their information. If you would like to leave a specific gift – please ask your solicitor to contact us for further guidance:

To leave a residuary legacy (to include a share of your estate):

I give to Blue Cross, registered charity number 224392 (England and Wales) and SC040154 (Scotland), of Shilton Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PF [enter percentage] per cent of my residuary estate and I express the wish (but without imposing any binding obligation) that such estate be used for the general purpose of Blue Cross.

OR

The benefit of its centre at [insert name and address of centre].
The receipt of a Duly Authorised Officer of Blue Cross shall be a good discharge to my trustees for the gift.

To leave a pecuniary legacy (cash sum):
I give to Blue Cross, registered charity number 224392 (England and Wales) and SC040154 (Scotland), of Shilton Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PF the sum of [insert amount in figures and words] and I express the wish (but without imposing any binding obligation) that such estate be used for the general purpose of Blue Cross.

OR

The benefit of its centre at [insert name and address of centre].
The receipt of a Duly Authorised Officer of Blue Cross shall be a good discharge to my trustees for the gift.

Get in touch

Contact the legacy team on 0300 777 1757 or [email protected]

— Page last updated 14/11/2017