Write your Will online for free

Porchlight has partnered with Octopus Legacy (formerly known as Guardian Angel), an expert Will writing service, to provide you with an easy way to write or update your Will from the comfort of your own home.

A gift in your Will is your chance to build a better future for generations to come: where everyone has a safe, secure place to call home.

Your gift could make a huge difference to someone in desperate need, giving them the support they need to escape homelessness and rebuild their life.

Writing your free online Will with Octopus Legacy is quick and easy, and each Will is checked by a legal expert.

If you would prefer to complete your Will in person or over the phone, with a qualified solicitor or independent Will writer, please contact Octopus Legacy to find out more and to book an appointment. Simply call the team on 0800 773 4014 and quote 'Porchlight'.

Our promise to you

We understand that when you’re writing your Will, your family and friends will be your top priority. There is no obligation, though once you have provided for those closest to you, we would be so grateful if you would consider leaving a gift in your Will to Porchlight

We will always respect your wishes as outlined in your Will and will use your generous gift wisely and effectively. If you would like to leave a specific item to Porchlight in your Will, please speak to us in advance to ensure we can accommodate your wishes. We have very limited storage and strict health and safety measures to protect our clients, staff and volunteers, and we withhold the right to sell donated items.

We will always respect your right to privacy, you don't have to tell us if you've left a gift in your Will to Porchlight but if you're happy to, we'd love to be able to say thank you and invite you to see some of our services.

We understand that writing your Will takes time, we won't put you under any pressure and will answer any questions promptly and honestly.


How does an online Will writing service work?

Porchlight has partnered with Octopus Legacy to offer you a way to write your Will for free. To begin, visit Octopus Legacy's website and follow the instructions.

You can write a simple, single Will through their online service for free (T&Cs apply).

You can take care of your Will in the comfort of your own home in as little as 30 minutes with Octopus Legacy. There is a helpline and online support available if you need guidance. The form will walk you through each step, making sure your wishes are documented accurately.

Once you have written your online Will, it will be checked by a legal expert, then all you need to do is download it and follow the instructions so that you can have it witnessed.

Octopus Legacy will be acting only in your interests and on your instructions.

Thank you so much

By leaving a gift in your Will to Porchlight, you will be directly helping vulnerable people in Kent. You'll be building a better future where homelessness is a thing of the past.