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Thank you for considering leaving a gift to The Pear Tree Fund in your will.

Your generosity really will help us make a difference to local people by providing them with emotional, practical and physical support when they need it the most.

There are several different types of legacy you might like to consider. The three main types are:

  • pecuniary legacy – which allows you to specify the amount of money you would like to give
  • residuary legacy – which is a gift of all or part of your estate after all other expenses, debts and legacies have been paid
  • specific legacy – which is a gift of a specific asset, such as property, land or shares

Your solicitor or legal advisor can offer you further advice, as well as telling you more about other types of legacy which may be more appropriate for you. They can also advise on the best wording to use in your will reflect the type of gift you wish to make, as well as the potential tax benefits of leaving a legacy to charity.

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Joining forces to start positive conversations

The Pear Tree Fund and Kinda Education have joined forces to run a year-long programme exploring memory, life and death following the success of a special woodland memorial event held earlier in the autumn. The partnership will see monthly events ... Read More

“The support I’ve received has been life-changing”

A Suffolk artist has thanked the Pear Tree Fund for the “life-changing” support he received during his cancer treatment by creating an original piece of artwork to appear on a Christmas card to raise money for the charity. John Appleton, ... Read More

Help us map Halesworth’s treasures

People living in Halesworth and the surrounding areas are being invited to join the Pear Tree Fund on two special walks to map out the local treasures which help them through tough times. Called ‘asset walks’, the events will take ... Read More

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