Leaving a gift in your will

Investing in the future of St Luke's

St Luke’s wants to be around to help as many clergy as we can – now and in the future. All our income relies on trusts and foundations, parish giving and donations from generous individuals like yourself. This means that gifts left in wills have a huge impact on the charity and the help we can give to clergy.

What difference can you make?

By leaving a gift in your will, you could transform the care we offer to the clergy and their families. Your gift can

  •  help to fund minor operations that have a big impact on an individual’s quality of life, including cataract removal or hernia treatment
  •  provide a priest with counselling sessions, hugely beneficial after a difficult time in their ministry
  • provide an RPG for a group of clergy, giving them a supportive network that helps them in their ministry

Seeing clearly again

Roger suffered from cataracts in both eyes. As a result, he struggled with reading and driving, which was detrimental to his ministry. After contacting St Luke’s, he received a very thorough consultation, both before and after his surgeries. The surgery was a success and it completely remedied the problems Roger was facing.

St Luke’s has been a wonderful blessing to my wife and I over nearly 60 years of ministry. In 2018, I had both cataracts removed in my eyes. I was grateful for the excellence of the personal care and courtesy of all the staff involved; the professional skills of the surgeon and nurses, and the efficiency of the administration.Revd Roger Symon

Treated quickly

Tom had been dealing with a painful hernia since 2015. He became very uncomfortable when standing to take services and when moving or lifting items. The NHS waiting list for an initial consultation was very long, so he decided to contact St Luke’s.

Within five weeks of contacting St Luke’s, I had had the operation and mostly recovered. The efficiency of selecting the consultant, outpatients’ appointment and the surgery was exemplary!Revd Tom Leary

Will you help?

St Luke’s help is only available to people like Roger and Tom through the generosity of people like you. By leaving a gift in your will to St Luke’s, you could transform the lives of priests like Roger and Tom, for years to come.

How can I leave a gift in my will?

Thank you for considering leaving a gift to St Luke’s in your will.

Suggested wording for your will:

I give __% of my residuary estate OR I give the sum of £___ free of all taxes to St Luke’s Healthcare for the Clergy (acting under the name of St Luke’s), Room 201, Church House, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3AZ (Charity No. 1123195) and I declare that the receipt of an officer of St Luke’s Healthcare for the Clergy shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors and trustees.

To discuss leaving a gift in confidence, or for more information, please contact our Fundraising Officer.

I’ve already left a gift to St Luke’s in my will

If you have already left a gift in your will to St Luke’s, could you please let us know?
Not only will this give us confidence and resources to continue to care for clergy in the future, but it also gives us the chance to thank you properly.
Any information you give us will be treated in the strictest confidence, and you can change your mind about giving to St Luke’s, at any time.

Names used in quotes only with express permission of the individual

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