Leaving a Lasting Legacy: World Vision offering free Will-writing this March

In the height of the cost-of-living crisis, money management is an incredibly important topic for everyone to consider, regardless of their age, including Wills and the legacy they will leave behind. Data suggests that legacy giving pledges included in Wills increased by 8.7% year-on-year in 2022*, despite the cost-of-living crisis, so it remains important for people to consider their legacy and their future.

International children’s charity World Vision recognises this, which is why we are collaborating with Farewill to offer a free Will writing service to anyone who needs it this March, with no obligation to donate or leave a gift to World Vision if they use the service.

Those who do choose to leave a gift in a Will, however, can carry everything they believe in forward – a sense of fairness, justice and compassion for children who live in some of the world’s hardest places. This legacy can live on for generations and touch countless lives.

Throughout our lives we all work hard to provide for our families and keep them safe, and preparing a Will can ensure that our own loved ones are kept secure for the future too. It is never too early to consider Wills and money management, and with the tools provided by Farewill and World Vision it is easy to learn and create a Will that can deliver peace of mind, leaving less to do as you get older.

Millions of children across the world don’t have this security though. For them, hunger, disease, conflict and exploitation can be everyday facts of life. You can remember these children too, by simply pledging a gift to World Vision in your Will that is sure to make a difference to those in need.

World Vision provides tools and guides so there is no hassle involved, supporting you so that your legacy can help children worldwide. Children like those continuing to suffer in Ukraine, where World Vision is supporting physical and mental wellbeing. Our crisis response is reaching those in Ukraine itself, as well as Ukrainian refugees in Romania, Moldova and Georgia. All around the world conflict is continuing to negatively impact children, many of whom cannot access basic services and go hungry.

Your gift can ensure that those living in conflict have access to enough nutritious food, even when conflict continues, and the media lens has left those affected behind. World Vision has launched the ENOUGH global campaign to end child hunger, committing $3.4 billion dollars to providing solutions to the growing hunger crisis worldwide, investing the funds over three years into projects that will reduce hunger and improve the nutritional status of 125 million children in the 67 countries where children are most affected.

World Vision has also partnered with Much Loved so that anyone can create a free online tribute page to a loved one, allowing them to share photos, memories, stories, and more. Donations can be made in their memory too, creating a legacy of hope and continuing to support the work of World Vision.

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