Lawyers helped raise more than £5,000 for a Lancashire charity. Vincents Solicitors collected £5,110 for St Catherine’s Hospice as part of the annual Wills Week fundraiser.
A team from the private client department, comprising Lisa Lodge, Rebecca Perkes, Claire Burns, Donna Matthews and Amy Whiteside, helped existing clients and new customers to write or update their wills across offices in Lytham, Knott End, Garstang, Chorley and Penwortham.
Lisa Lodge, who is also head of the Garstang office, said: “This is the most the firm has ever raised for Wills Week and I’m so proud of the whole team who bent over backwards to see as many people as possible across all of our high street offices. Our donation represents a fifth of the charity’s total which is absolutely amazing. It was a great opportunity to see many of our existing clients and to welcome new customers to the firm, while doing something important for such a good cause.
“We’re doing wills all the time of course so we used this opportunity to tell people about St Catherine’s Hospice and raise awareness of the incredible work the charity does.
“We also spoke to everyone about the difference they could make by leaving a legacy to the hospice or another charity in their will. Legacy giving is really growing in popularity as many people like the idea of providing a gift for a charity close to their heart.”