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Gifts in Wills

Thank you for considering leaving a gift in your Will to Yorkshire Cancer Research.

As Yorkshire's cancer charity, Yorkshire Cancer Research is dedicated to funding research to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer for generations to come.

By writing Yorkshire Cancer Research into your Will, your kind gift will enable the charity to fund world-class pioneering research so that you and those you love live longer healthier lives, free of cancer. Every gift, however large or small, will help save lives in Yorkshire.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Gifts in Wills team if you would like more information. Together we can change Yorkshire's cancer story, for good.

Phone: 01423 642 805

If the time is ever right to include Yorkshire Cancer Research in your Will, all you need is the charity name, address and registration number.

Charity address:
Yorkshire Cancer Research
Hornbeam Square West
Harrogate, HG2 8PA

Registered charity number:


How to leave a gift in your Will: a step-by-step guide

If you decide to include a gift in your Will, here are some steps to think about before you get started.

  1. List your most valuable possessions, and what you think they are worth
  2. Take care of your loved ones, and consider what you want to leave to them 
  3. Consider the causes or charities that are most important to you
  4. Check who you want to carry out your wishes (known as your Executor)
  5. Get in touch with your preferred solicitor or Will-writing service

Gifts in Wills guide

If you would like more information about gifts in Wills, Yorkshire Cancer Research or how you can write your Will for free, you can request our handy guide today. It's completely free, and is available both as a digital download and via the post.

Request your free guide

Where does the money go?

£ 61 million

Yorkshire Cancer Research is funding £61m of cancer research and services


171,000 people can take part in cancer research and services funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research


860 researchers and cancer experts are working with Yorkshire Cancer Research

Impact of gifts in Wills

Gifts in Wills are essential to the vital work we do as a charity. Our commitment to find new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer would simply not be possible without them.

Take a look at some of the projects these gifts are helping to fund right now.

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