Mulberry Centre Wants Support from Will Power

Cancer support charity making an appeal in Remember a Charity Week

Cora Philips will be remembering The Mulberry Centre in her will


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The Mulberry Centre in Isleworth is marking Remember a Charity Week by making an appeal for you to leave a bequest to them in your will.

This annual event promotes legacy gifts to charities. According to research, 40% of people say they are ‘happy to leave a gift to charity’ in their will but only 17% have done so and 60% of adults do not currently have a one.

Although based at the same site as the West Middlesex University Hospital, it is a completely independent charity and totally reliant on donations, grants, sponsorship, and local fundraising to provide support to cancer sufferers for free.

One in two people are expected to develop cancer at some point in their lives, as it remains the leading cause of death in the UK, and an increasing number of people (either as a patient, carer or bereaved) are registering with The Mulberry Centre.

Cora Philips, a retired chemist said, “I have volunteered as a Welcomer for The Mulberry Centre since 2005. Over the years, I have seen first-hand how the Centre has made such a difference to so many people affected by cancer.

“The charity has grown from strength to strength and I would like it to continue for as long as possible. This is the reason I have decided to leave a gift in my Will to The Mulberry Centre.

“With all the wonderful work they do, I am very happy to be able to contribute in my own little way and hope other will be encouraged to do the same.”

Preparing a will early means your wishes can be met and you can include a gift to a charity leaving a legacy and passing on something wonderful to future generations.

You can contact The Mulberry Centre team on 0208 321 6300 or for further information.

Click here if you would like to use your Will power to support individuals affected by cancer.

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September 11, 2020

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