You can help us to be there for future generations by remembering Opening Doors London in your will.

We advise you to seek guidance from a solicitor when writing your will, but it is possible to do it yourself or via will writing services.

Further information is available here.

If you would like to leave a legacy to Opening Doors London please read the suggested wording below. Letting us know that you have included Opening Doors London in your will will help us to plan for the future.

For a Residuary Gift

“I give the residue of my estate to Opening Doors London, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA (registered charity number: 1167919) for use for its service supporting the older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* community. I further direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer or other proper officer of Opening Doors London for the time being shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift.”

For a Specific Bequest

“I give the sum of £ (amount in words and figures) to Opening Doors London of Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA (registered charity number: 1167919) for use for its service supporting the older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* community. I further direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer or other proper officer of Opening Doors London for the time being shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift. In all other respects I confirm my said Will.”

Adding a Codicil to your Will

If you are making a codicil, you should naturally take advice over the precise wording, but here is an example of the wording of a typical codicil:

“I give the sum of (amount in words and figures) to Opening Doors London of Opening Doors London, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA (registered charity number: 1167919) for use for its service supporting the older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* community. I further direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer or other proper officer of Opening Doors London for the time being shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift. In all other respects I confirm my said Will.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this (date in words).

Signed by the said (name) the Testator (Testatrix) as and for a (First) Codicil to his (her) said Will dated the (date) in the presence of us both being present at the same time who at his (her) request in his (her) presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

Signatures of Testator (Testatrix) and two Witnesses, plus their addresses.”