Peter presenter Valerie Singleton backs charity Legacy Day
World Wildlife Rescue near Burnham-On-Sea will welcome its long-standing
patron and former Blue Peter presenter Valerie Singleton
OBE to a special Legacy
Day on Saturday 10th March.
event, from 2pm to 5pm, is being supported and attended by Valerie
Singleton, and will see supporters invited along to learn more about
World will be serving cream teas and other refreshments throughout
the afternoon and there will also be opportunities for visitors
to meet the resident wildlife and hear about the work the charity
ahead of the event, Valerie said: "As a long-standing patron,
Ive seen the life-saving work Secret World does at first hand.
Last years Make a Will campaign was a great success and Im
sure this years Legacy Day and Make a Will Week will follow
suit. I hope supporters will use their legacy to continue to support
the work undertaken by Secret World for generations to come."
Make a Will Week (9th to 13th April), Wards Solicitors, WDS Associates
Ltd and Harris & Harris are all donating their time for free
to encourage more supporters to leave a donation to Secret World
in their will.
half of the UKs adult population does not have a will. Make
a Will Week aims to increase awareness and enable supporters to
prepare their will, in return for a donation. There is a recommended
minimum donation of £95 for a single will or £165 for
a pair of mirror wills which is substantially below the solicitors
Hannay, Head of External Relations at Secret World, added: "Making
a will, or even thinking about a will, can be scary. But after the
success of last years Make a Will Week we decided to host
a Legacy Day to increase awareness about the legacy people can leave
so future generations can enjoy British wildlife for years to come.
What better way to do this than over a cream tea?"
can register their interest for the Legacy Day on the website at
www.secretworld.org/events and to make an appointment directly with
one of the partner solicitors to draw up a will.