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Four easy steps to leaving a gift in your Will

Recent events have shown us the importance of spending time with family and looking after our loved ones. We are also grateful to our much-loved pets and fury friends who have brought us joy and companionship at this time of uncertainty.

At FOUR PAWS, our loved ones include an even larger family of lions, tigers and bears who your donations have helped rescue from abuse. Our priority is to always take care of their immediate needs and protect their future.

That’s why we have decided to make looking after those you love stress-free and have partnered with will-writing service, Bequeathed - offering you a completely free online will-writing service. It’s something you can do from the comfort of your own home and in your own time without it costing you a penny.

You can read our FAQs here

Animal Charity

The impact of gifts in Wills

Estimated to be less than 3 years old, bears Lili, Lulu and Lac had a terrible start to life. Brutally stolen from their mother; the safety, security and love that these bears needed – gone in a moment.

Taken to an illegal bile farm, they were forced to live in dark cramped cages, barely room to turn around. Cold metal cage bars replaced the comfort they had known. Their natural instincts to play and explore – cruelly taken away from them.

Luckily for these 3 bears, your generosity meant we could be there to end their suffering and give them a fresh new start at our BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh where they receive expert care and the nurturing they deserve.

The donations we have received from gifts in wills have been enough to run our BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh in Vietnam for 6 months. Your gifts, large or small and in all shapes make a huge impact to our work and the lives of the animals we rescue and protect.

Animal Charity

Here are Lili, Lulu and Lac enjoying their new life at our BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

Get started on your free online Will today

With Bequeathed you can update or make a start on your Will immediately. Simply follow the easy steps to create a Will online. It’s hassle-free and won’t cost you a penny.

Whichever way you choose to make your Will, please consider leaving a gift to FOUR PAWS. Your generosity will help us to ensure vulnerable and neglected animals are protected and cared for, long into the future.

FAqs

Got a question? See if you can find it here!

How much does it cost?

Writing your will with Bequeathed is free. That’s why FOUR PAWS has decided to partner with Bequeathed to offer a free online Will-writing service, making Will writing less of a chore and ensuring the pennies go to the more important things in life.

If you there are any issues where further legal advice is required for the completion of your Will, or you prefer to complete your Will face-to-face or by phone, Bequeathed will provide you with the best quote for your needs.

What do I need to start my will?

Writing your will is important and requires consideration and care. Through partnering with Bequeathed, you have access to a handy checklist to help you prepare. Please visit: www.bequeathed.org/wills/making-a-will/will-checklist

Where will my donations go?

Donations made to FOUR PAWS are spent around the world wherever the need is greatest to help animals in need. Gift left in Wills have been enough to run our BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh for 6 months this year alone. 

How long does it take to write a will?

We know that will writing can be cumbersome and getting round to it isn’t always easy. That’s why we have teamed up with Bequeathed who will provide you with 4 quick and easy steps to writing your free online Will. We all have different requirements and needs for our Will, so it can take as long as you need it to without it costing you a penny.

Who can use the free online will-writing service?

This free service is available to people 18 or over who live in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.Unfortunately, the service is not yet available to those in Scotland or the Republic of Ireland because of key differences in laws around Will-writing and inheritance.

If you are based in Scotland or the Republic of Ireland, please contact our Legacy Officer, Jo to explore other will writing options:

Joanne Royston

FOUR PAWS UK Legacy Officer

020 7922 7954