How to leave a gift in your Will

Thank you so much

Thank you so much for deciding to leave a gift in your will to Whale and Dolphin Conservation. We are really grateful for your support.

To include a gift to WDC in your will, your solicitor will need our registered address and charity numbers, which are:

Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Brookfield House, 38 St Paul Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1LJ
Registered charity numbers 1014705 (England and Wales) or SC040231 (Scotland).

You may like to take a copy of the following wording to your solicitor (click to download):

Cash gift:

I give to WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Brookfield House, 38 St Paul Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1LJ (registered charity number for England and Wales 1014705 or SC040231 for Scotland), the sum of £[insert value in figures and words] to be used by WDC at its discretion.  I declare that the receipt of the finance director, or appropriate officer, shall be complete discharge to my executors.

Percentage:

I give to WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Brookfield House, 38 St Paul Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1LJ (registered charity number 1014705), the gift of [insert percentage here]%  to be used by WDC at its discretion.  I declare that the receipt of the finance director, or appropriate officer, shall be complete discharge to my executors.

Specific Gift:

I give to WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Brookfield House, 38 St Paul Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1LJ (registered charity number 1014705),  [insert specified item] of my estate to be used by WDC at its discretion.  I declare that the receipt of the finance director, or appropriate officer, shall be complete discharge to my executors.

Codicil:

This allows you to make a simple addition to your Will.  It will need to be witnessed and kept with your Will.