Why leave a gift in your Will?

After you have made provision for those you cherish, we’re inviting you to leave a gift to support our vital work and be part of our future. That way, we can be there for the allergic community – those living with serious allergies, their families, businesses, healthcare professionals, and education establishments – in whatever way they need us, for as long as they need us.

With your help, we will be able to increase our provision and accelerate our ultimate aim of creating a safe environment for everyone at risk of serious allergies across the UK.

Every gift is valuable to us, no matter the size or the reason why you choose to leave it. Thank you.

How can I include Anaphylaxis UK in my Will? 

Any gift you leave can play a big part in the future of our charity. When considering a gift, there are two main types of bequest:

  • Residuary: A gift that is a share, or possibly all, of the balance of your estate. This means that once family and friends have been provided for, plus the payments of any debts and expenses, the remainder or a proportion of your estate can be pledged to your special charity
  • Pecuniary: A pledge of a specific sum of money to your chosen charity

How do I make a Will? 

Writing or changing your Will is an important decision. You can write your Will yourself, but we would strongly advise seeking professional legal advice. You also need to have your Will formally witnessed and signed to make it legally valid.

It is really straightforward to leave a gift in your Will to Anaphylaxis UK. When you meet with a solicitor, remember to have the following information to hand:

  • The type of gift (residuary or pecuniary) and any other specific details you wish to state in your Will
  • Charity name: Anaphylaxis UK
  • Charity address: 1 Alexandra Road, Farnborough, GU14 6BU
  • Registered charity numbers: England and Wales (1085527) and Scotland (SC051390)


We are partners with Octopus Legacy (formerly Guardian Angel), one of the fastest growing online Will writers in the UK. They’ve taken the headache out of Will writing with a quick and easy service where each will is checked over by a legal expert. Write your Will for free by using the voucher code ANAPH-FREE. Octopus Legacy also offers telephone and face to face Will writing services for those that would rather speak to a solicitor. To find out more and to book an appointment, call the team on 0800 773 4014.

‘Find a Solicitor’ is a free service run by the Law Society for anyone looking for information about organisations or people providing legal services in England and Wales that are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)The Law Society of Scotland also has a search database on their website.

What about inheritance tax? 

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Our Fundraising team are happy to answer general questions about Wills, legacies or Anaphylaxis UK, but we are not qualified to give legal advice. If you have already included the Anaphylaxis UK in your Will, or are intending to do so, we would like to thank you and would be grateful if you would notify us.