What wording should I use to leave a gift in my will

If you’d like to make ending lung disease for good a part of your legacy, even a small percentage of what’s left after you’ve provided for your loved ones can make a huge difference.

To make sure we receive the gift you decide on, whatever that may be, we ask that you use our full name, charity number and address:

British Lung Foundation
18 Mansell Street
London E1 8AA


Registered charity in England and Wales (326730), Scotland (SC038415) and Isle of Man (1177)

Your chosen solicitor or professional will writer can help get the wording right for your gift.

Want to restrict your gift to a specific area of work?

The best way to ensure that your gift will be of the greatest help to us is to leave a legacy or bequest for our general charitable purposes. This gives us the flexibility we need to continue our varied work and projects. However, we understand that you may want to restrict your gift to just be used on research, support services or campaigning work. Or you might want your gift to be used for a specific condition, like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). If so, please contact out legacies team by calling 0300 303 3564 or emailing [email protected] and we’ll talk you through the options and the correct wording.

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