Leave a legacy

A gift for the future

A legacy is possibly the most personal gift anyone can make to Paintings in Hospitals. Every gift is valuable and gratefully received and will make a lasting contribution to the future of Paintings in Hospitals and the well-being of others.

If you decide to remember Paintings in Hospitals in your Will, please let us know. This will enable us to express our thanks to you and keep you, or someone close to you, informed about and involved in the work of our charity. All information will be treated in the strictest of confidence, and does not involve you in any binding commitment.

How to leave a legacy to Paintings in Hospitals

Anyone can leave a legacy to Paintings in Hospitals. You may wish to support Paintings in Hospitals with the residue of your estate, a specific gift of money, or a work of art.

An unrestricted legacy is usually the most beneficial way of supporting Paintings in Hospitals’ aims. It will give Paintings in Hospitals the flexibility to use your gift in the most effective way, enabling us to support the areas of greatest need, now and in the future.

If you would like to support a specific programme or area of our work, our Director would be delighted to discuss this with you so that we fully understand and respect your wishes.

A legacy is one of the simplest and most flexible ways of giving and can also provide valuable tax benefits for donors. There are a number of different types of legacy you may wish to consider.

Residuary Legacy – a gift of all or part of the remainder of your estate after all other payments and legacies have been made.

Pecuniary Legacy – a gift of a specified sum of money.

Specific or Non-Monetary Legacy - a gift of an asset such as property, shares or work of art.

Conditional Legacy – This ensures that in the event that none of your named dependants were to survive you, your estate would be left to Paintings in Hospitals

For more information about leaving to legacy to Paintings in Hospitals, please contact Ben Pearce, Director on 0207 407 3222 or email mail@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk.