Help with writing your will

As a first option, we've put together an easy to use will writing guide, to help you ensure that your loved ones and the causes you care about are provided for after you've gone.

Writing or amending your will shouldn’t seem like a daunting process. Our will writing guide is free and takes you through it all step-by-step. 

The guide looks at the key things you need to know - getting started, finding the right solicitor, and what to do if your circumstances change - so you have the information to hand when you need it. 

Thank you for considering leaving a gift in your will to Save the Children. With your help we can continue to help the world's most vulnerable children for many more years to come.

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If you want to have your will written or amended by a local solicitor, you can choose to take part in Will Aid. Every November professional solicitors waive their will writing fees and instead request a small charitable donation – taking part is a great way to get the peace of mind that comes with having an expert write your will, whilst also supporting Save the Children and eight other Will Aid charity partners.

The suggested minimum donation is just £95 for a basic single will – significantly less than a lot of solicitors’ fees. To find out more, and to see a full list of all participating solicitors in your local area, visit Will Aid for more information. 

Alternatively, many people now choose to write their will online. Save the Children are happy to refer our supporters to Farewill, who offer simple and affordable digital wills. They are currently suitable for a basic UK will for supporters based in England and Wales only.

A brief series of questions (taking about 15 minutes) allows Farewill to create your will, with live chat or phone support available. Your will is then checked by their legal experts who approve it for you to print, sign and have it witnessed.

Get in touch

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any question or if you would like to know more about leaving a gift in your will. You can contact our friendly Gifts in Wills team on 020 7012 6400 or email us at

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