Leaving a gift in your will

What your gift could achieve

A gift in your will could unlock a future medical breakthrough, hold the key to a cure or treatment for a childhood illness, or simply make day-to-day life easier for children suffering illness or living with a disability.

Please don’t think that a gift in your will has to be large to make a difference. It costs an average of just £265 to fund a day’s research, and your gift could help fund a crucial component of a research project:

£6,000 could help fund over 1,000 blood tests to help understand the markers of illnesses like asthma.

£18,000 could help fund 75 MRI scans to investigate the reasons for stillbirth and other pregnancy complications.

£25,000 could help pay for 50 sleep laboratory admissions for children with Down syndrome to gain more information about obstructive sleep apnoea, and help improve its diagnosis.

Our promise to you

We recognise that the decision to leave a gift in your will is a personal matter and usually takes time and careful consideration.

We will always respect your privacy and we recognise that friends and family will always come first. 

We will never put you under any pressure to include Action Medical Research in your will and understand that as circumstances change, you may wish to reconsider your decision.

If you choose to leave us a gift in your will we would love to know, but there is no obligation for you to inform us. If you choose to tell us, you can also choose how we communicate with you in future.

If you wish your gift to be spent on a particular area of our work, we will give you and your family as much choice as we can about how it is used.

We promise to handle whatever gift you leave efficiently, and to deal sensitively and professionally with members of your family and executors.



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