The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

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Making a donation

The Fund receives no direct Government assistance, except for Gift Aid on qualifying donations. All donations are from private individuals and institutions such as Freemason’s Lodges, with a small amount deriving from corporations.  Golf Days, sponsored runs, such as the London Marathon and other similar events, all help to generate funds.

A donation can be made via Charity Checkout, Justgiving, Virgin Moneygiving or Charity Choice, by direct payment, bank transfer, direct debit or by leaving a legacy in your will.

Remember that if you area UK taxpayer, the Fund can claim Gift Aid from HMRC (the old Inland Revenue and HM Customs) if you complete a Gift Aid Declaration.  Gift Aid is worth another 25p in every £ you donate!

Direct Payment & Bank Transfer

You can send cheques and money orders directly to the Fund at the following address:The Ralph Bates PCRF.
317 Old Bedford Road,
LUTON
LU2 7BL
United Kingdom.Donations can also be sent directly to the Fund’s bank account:HSBC PLC.
Account number: 81635190
Bank sort code:  40-26-07
IBAN:  GB70MIDL40260781635190
BIC:  MIDLGB2136A

Please quote your name as the reference.Remember that if you are a UK tax payer, please complete a RBPCRF Gift Aid Declaration, which can be posted to the address above.

Direct Debit

If you would like to make a regular (monthly or quarterly) donation, please fill in this form and post it to us at the address above.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK tax payer we can claim 28p from the government for every pound you donate.

Regardless of the donation method you use, please fill in this form and return it to us so we can beenfit from this important additional funding.

Leaving a Legacy in your Will

Gifts to UK registered charities are exempt from UK Inheritance Tax.

The following are some suggested clauses you may wish to include in your will. These clauses are for guidance only and are not meant to constitute legal or professional advice of any kind.  It is important that you consult a qualified legal professional person if you are considering including any of the following in your will.

Residuary Legacy.

“I give xx% of the residue of my real and personal estate which I am able   to dispose of by will in any manner I feel proper to The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (registered charity number 1007819) of St George’s Hospital Medical School, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE and the receipt of such given by the Secretary or a Trustee of The Ralph Bates PCRF shall be a complete discharge to my Executors.

If at my death any charity named as a beneficiary in this Will or any Codicil to this Will has changed its name or amalgamated with or transferred its assets to another organisation then my executors shall give effect to any gift made to such charity as if it had been made, in the first instance, to the organisation in its new name or, in the second instance, to the organisation which results from such amalgamation or to which such transfer has been made”.

Pecuniary Legacy.

“I give the sum of £xxx to The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (registered charity number 1007819) of St George’s Hospital Medical School, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE and the receipt of such given by the Secretary or a Trustee of The Ralph Bates PCRF shall be a complete discharge to my Executors.

If at my death any charity named as a beneficiary in this Will or any Codicil to this Will has changed its name or amalgamated with or transferred its assets to another organisation then my executors shall give effect to any gift made to such charity as if it had been made, in the first instance, to the organisation in its new name or, in the second instance, to the organisation which results from such amalgamation or to which such transfer has been made”.