Are you an executor or solicitor administering a Will that includes a gift to Pilgrims Hospices?

If so, please get in touch with our Gifts in Wills team to discuss any questions you may have or for information to pay the money to us:

Valerie Watts, Legacy Officer

We would be grateful if executors can provide the following information:

  • Full name and title of the deceased
  • Last known address of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Bequest amount i.e. residuary or pecuniary gift
  • Probate date
  • Executor's/solicitor’s name and contact details
  • A copy of the Will
  • Any information about the reason for the gift

We know this can be a distressing time for relatives and friends.

Please notify us of the deceased as soon as possible so we are able to update our records to avoid any future mailings going to their address.

Collection of items

We are grateful for everything we receive and through our experienced Retail team we have the expertise to achieve the best price for any gift.

We have 33 shops across east Kent and an eBay shop, which stock a wide range of high-quality items including books, clothes, furniture and vintage curios.

Everything we receive, no matter how big or small, please get in touch in the first instance with our Gifts in Wills team and we can arrange safe collection.

Tax

Charities are exempt from inheritance tax and capital gains tax.

The rules are complex, so please visit the HMRC website (UK), the Office of the Revenue Commissioners website (Republic of Ireland) or get in touch on 01227 782 062.

Charity details

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent is a company limited by guarantee.

  • Registered charity number: 293968
  • Registered company number: 2000560
  • Registered office: 56 London Road, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8JA

Your legacy everlasting.

If you choose to leave a gift in your Will to Pilgrims Hospices, you will be doing something inspirational. It will cost you nothing now, but will help to secure the future of our services.


Find out more about how your contribution will help, and read about our vision, how we are funded and the high standards we work to.

Your kindness will mean we can be there for the next family that needs us, not just today but always. Together, we make a difference.

The contents of this webpage are not intended to constitute as legal advice. If you are considering leaving a gift in your Will to Pilgrims Hospices, we suggest you seek your own professional advice.