The Embers Programme

Glowing hot, as hot as the fire that created them, embers radiate heat long after the fire has gone out, and can rekindle a fire  that is thought to be extinguished.

It’s common knowledge that if you currently gift money, assets or valuables seven years before you die you can benefit from inheritance tax relief. And, by reducing the size of your estate through giving away some of your assets during your lifetime, it is possible to reduce the amount of inheritance tax due on your death. Many people therefore consider making annual gifts as part of their tax planning strategy.

However, there is a balance to strike between committing resources to charitable causes during your lifetime and leaving money to charity in your will ­‑ it’s a choice between lifetime giving or legacy giving.

Giving while living allows you the chance to see the difference your contribution is making and to actively support the cause.
If that’s you, then you can make a one-off donation online. Or call us, we can arrange to discuss your plans in detail and to find ways to ensure that your gift creates the legacy you’re looking for.

However, many people who like to be generous to charities are also concerned about their own savings, in which case legacy giving may be more appropriate.
We understand that your family comes first, but after providing for them we hope that you will consider remembering Flame.
We recommend you consult a solicitor who can advise you with wording to ensure that your wishes are carried out exactly as you want them to be.
The Law Society can help you find a solicitor in your area. For more information, call 020 732 5650 or visit the Law Society website –

You will need to take the following details with you:
Flame International, PO Box 424, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 9ER
Registered charity number 1195672 (England and Wales).

If you have already remembered Flame in your Will, or intend to in the future, we’d love to hear from you. Not only will this help us make plans for the future, but more importantly, it means we can thank you for your support.

Leaving a gift to Flame International is a very personal choice and we are here to help you.
If you would like to speak to someone please use the contact form to the right, email or call 01252 336509 and we will be more than happy to help.

Thank you.