LOCAl Marie Curie Nurse Davey Loughlin is backing the charity’s Legacy Awareness campaign to ensure that Marie Curie Nurses like him can continue to provide free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes.
Davey Loughlin is raising awareness of the importance of making a Will, to ensure people’s wishes are carried out, and remembering Marie Curie as part of that legacy. By leaving a gift in their Will to Marie Curie, people will be helping to ensure that more terminally ill people receive the care they need at the end of their lives and are able to spend their final days in their place of choice.
Marie Curie has also produced a video for the awareness campaign, dispelling some of the myths around leaving Gifts in Wills and telling the stories of people who have chosen to support the charity in this way.
Davey Loughlin, local Marie Curie Nurse, said: “Leaving a gift in your Will to Marie Curie makes it possible for Marie Curie Nurses like me to provide more free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes.
“Gifts in Wills are vital to the charity and without them we simply wouldn’t be able to continue providing care for patients and emotional support for their loved ones. No matter how much you are able to leave, your gift will make a considerable difference.”
For more information about how you can remember Marie Curie Cancer Care in your Will, contact your local Legacy Advisor, Emily Hogg on 0131 561 3952 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit: www.mariecurie.org.uk/legacies
Marie Curie Cancer Care is the UK’s leading end of life care charity. The charity provides free nursing care to people with a terminal illness, either in their own home or one of the charity’s nine hospices.
The charity is also a leader in research into the best ways of caring for people with a terminal illness. In addition to this the charity designs and advises on end of life services and works to ensure that the best possible care and patient choice is at the heart of commissioning end of life care across the UK.
All Marie Curie services are completely free of charge. Around 70% of the charity’s income comes from donations with the balance of funds coming from the NHS.
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