Making a gift in your will
After you have met the needs of your family, you can leave a gift to Scottish Autism in your will so we can continue to help autistic people in the future. We use these gifts in many ways to enhance and extend the opportunities we offer to autistic individuals and their families.
Give a gift in your will
Scottish Autism funds many additional activities and facilities through income received.
If we did not receive such generous support from those who support our work these activities simply would not be available.
How your gift will help
Here are some of the activities we have been able to provide due to the generosity of others:
£100,000 Our Autism Advice Line, annual costs
£42,000 Right Click - our online support programme - annual costs
£10,000 Sensory room
£10,000 Outdoor Gym
£6,900 Social Groups, annual costs
£4,000 Music therapy sessions
£4,000 Technology (for individuals we support)
£2,530 Healthy eating/gaining cooking skills
In the last ten years Scottish Autism has received over £600,000 from generous gifts left in wills. This has allowed us to both plan for the future and provide everyday services for individuals we support.
Our Autism Advice Line, listed above, receives no government funding. Scottish Autism meets the cost of this service to ensure it is available when needed most by individuals looking for guidance and support.
Scottish Autism is extremely sympathetic regarding how your gift will be used. If you would like your gift used for a specific purpose or in a certain area please let us know and where possible we will ensure your wishes are carried out.
You can visit the Remember A Charity website to find out how to leave a gift to charity when making a Will: www.rememberacharity.org.uk/making-a-will/
Remembering a loved one
Heirs can make a gift to charity in the name of a loved one up to two years following their passing.
If you would like to inform us of your intention to leave a gift in your will to Scottish Autism, or if you have any questions, please contact us in the strictest confidence.
Call our Legacy Officer on 01259 720044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org