Include a life-saving gift in your Will
One of the vital ways you can help support our work is by
choosing to include a gift in your Will. We understand that when it
comes to your Will, you’ll want to remember friends and family
first, but you can also remember causes close to you, like St
No matter what size, every gift included in Wills to St John
Ambulance can help save lives.
How do I include a gift in my Will?
Writing your Will may seem daunting, but it’s far from it. A
simple appointment with a solicitor or regulated Will writer
may be all you need.
Before meeting someone you’ll need to calculate your assets and
deduct any liabilities (debts, such as mortgages or loans). This
will be your estate.
You’ll then need to think about what you would like to happen to
your estate and what gifts you would like to make. In addition to
providing for your family and friends, you can also support a
We would be incredibly grateful if you chose to make a gift
to St John Ambulance.
To do so you will need:
- • Our registered charity number: 1077265/1
- • Our registered address: St John Ambulance, St John's Gate,
London, EC1M 4DA
For further information we have written a guide on how to write
your Will to help. Please contact us to request your free copy
of the guide.
What your gift could achieve
£150 could pay for a training
mannequin, used to teach resuscitation (CPR)
£300 could pay for a full day’s training for a
group of 12
£600 could train one of our first aid trainers
to teach life saving skills to others
Every year, we train around 400,000 people in life
saving skills through our training programmes.
£1,000 could pay for an automated external
defibrillator (AED) used to restart someone’s heart following
£3,750 could give every child in an entire
school receives three hours of first aid training
£12,350 could train and fund all essential kit
for four Community First Responders, who respond to 999 calls
in their community, providing first aid in the crucial minutes
before an Ambulance arrives
In 2014, our Community First Responders attended 10,000
emergency call outs.
You may wish to make your gift to your local St John Ambulance
unit or region. We advise in these situations that while possible,
however, if the unit should disband, we may then be unable to
receive the gift. This is why we recommend that you make any gift
to our National Headquarters.
Other useful information about your Will
For further advice on Wills or to request a printed copy of our
Will guide, please get in touch:
Phone: 020 7324 4159
Address: Legacies, St John Ambulance, 27 St John’s
Lane, London, EC1M 4BU