Shirley retires from teaching this week, after 40 years in the profession. She has decided to leave a gift in her Will to Christian Aid. What prompted her to do it?
“It’s the same reason that I support organ donation - to make sure that what I have is put to good use when I’m gone.”
“I want to help children like the little girl my parents fostered, children displaced by war. And I love the way that Christian Aid helps people boost their incomes by selling honey or vegetables, so they can send their children to school.”
She adds: “Justice is very important to me, I want to be fair and equal to all. It’s the reason I have always supported Fair Trade and Traidcraft.”
Justice was important in deciding how to divide out her assets: