Did you know that you can change the future of Millwall Community Trust with a gift in your will?
Around one third of people want to or intend to leave a gift in their will, but fewer than 1 in 10 actually get around to doing it. If that changed, then it would transform our future.
Millwall Community Trust is now able to offer a FREE will service to anyone prepared to leave a gift in their will to support the vital work it does in the community to assist vulnerable people in the areas of poverty, health, education and employment.
Thank you in advance for your support and for considering leaving Millwall Community Trust a gift, however small, in your will. A gift of just 1% of your estate means that 99% will go to those others closest to you, like family and friends.
Millwall Community Trust’s vision is to empower and support individuals to improve their lives and their community.
We work with a range of people in the community improving health, education and employment, and reducing crime.
We know this is an important decision. Your gift will help us to support more people to reach their full potential.
‘‘Millwall Community Trust gave me the opportunity to access their study programme, which has now given me the platform to go to University.”
Charlie – Post 16 Student
‘‘I was struggling to find employment, once I left school four years ago. Millwall Community Trust gave me an apprenticeship in the football industry and my confidence and self-esteem has improved no end.”
Zak – Apprentice
‘‘Millwall Community Trust recently received a legacy from a supporter who had left a gift in their will to support our work. This has enabled us to invest in the organisation, ensuring its sustainability for the next generation, which in turn will support improvement in community lives via sports, education, health and employment.”
Sean Daly, Millwall Community Trust Chief Executive
‘Get started with Millwall’ supports young people and adults that want to start their own business. The programme provides support with training, funding and mentoring. The Community Trust staff act as mentors, covering everything including business planning, marketing, sales, budgeting and tax as well as providing ongoing planning, developing once the business starts trading.
Andrew Burnett is one budding businessman that has benefited from the programme. Andrew was helped to start a Fit 4 Life gym in Millwall’s Lions Centre.
Andrew said of the opportunity: “Without Millwall’s support in providing the daily advice, guidance and support that I get from my assigned mentor, there is no way that I would be able to say I manage a gym like I can today. My dream is for the gym to be part of the local community and particularly the young people to keep them off the streets and divert them into positive activities.”
Andrew’s mentor added: “The improvements Andrew has made week on week have been fantastic, which is all due to his hard work and commitment to the young people and community we collectively serve.”
“This has been an unbelievable opportunity for me and something I have always wanted to get into but never had the resources, support or business experience to make it a reality,” added Andrew.
MAKE A WILL ONLINE
To help all our supporters, we have teamed up with Make a Will Online. You can turn your intention into a reality by going to makeawillonline.co.uk/millwall. Every one of our supporters’ wills is checked by a fully qualified solicitor. We can also track our campaigns when you use this service.
OR ALTERNATIVELY SEE A SOLICITOR
If you have already engaged a solicitor, then you can speak to him/her to update your will. If you have a high value estate above the inheritance tax threshold, if you are worried about your or your loved one’s capacity or if you have complex requirements, then you should speak to a solicitor too.
You can find a solicitor by going to the Law Society website.
Please make sure your solicitor uses our full name, which is Millwall Community Trust at The Den, Zampa Road, London, SE16 3LN. Charity Number 1082274.
USE OF YOUR DATA
When you make an online will using the link above, we learn about the existence of the gift, how much it is and (where you give consent) your name. If you do not want to share this information you can use this link to make an online will and keep it totally private. Whatever you do, we are incredibly grateful to you.