In memory

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In memory

Bluebells - Josh Raper / Conservation Media

26 miles of paths - similar to running a marathon!
1,700 hectares of beautiful natural spaces
78 miles of fences
2,000 A DAY to maintain our nature reserves

A living gift in memory

Donating or fundraising for Somerset Wildlife Trust is a very special and meaningful way to remember a loved one – honouring their life and helping a cause close to their heart.

Traditionally we pay our respects to our departed loved ones through a gift of flowers. But instead of cut flowers, why not a meadow of wildflowers which continue to bloom year on year?

By donating or fundraising in aid of Somerset Wildlife in someone’s memory, you can help to protect our native wildflowers for years to come, from the orchids in our summer meadows to the English bluebells in our ancient woodlands.

We’re always incredibly touched and grateful to receive donations large or small, that will have a lasting impact for generations to come.

When I told my sister how much we had raised for Dad at his service, we knew he would have been happy. Dad spent all of his life in Somerset and was very passionate about the wildlife here. We wanted his family and friends to support a cause close to his heart that will continue to protect what Dad loved so much
Jenny

What to do next

There are several ways to support Somerset Wildlife Trust in memory of someone.

Set up an online memorial page

Creating an online memorial page will allow you to create your own special tribute to your loved one, where you can share memories, thoughts and stories with family and friends. You can collect fundraising donations in their name, organise events, celebrate anniversaries – and much more. It’s simple, quick and free to set up, either via MuchLoved or JustGiving.

Much Loved

Just Giving

Donate in memory of a loved one 

Honour the life of your loved on by helping a cause close to their heart.

Donate 

Challenge yourself in memory of a loved one

Taking on a personal challenge in memory of your loved one is a very personal way to honour and celebrate their life. Challenge yourself to run, walk or swim for wildlife and know that the funds you raise will support a cause close to their heart.

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Speak to your Funeral Director about arranging a collection

Many people ask for donations to Somerset Wildlife Trust in lieu of flowers at funerals or memorials. If this is something you’re considering, we can help you.

We can provide you with special donation envelopes for your collection and we can help you set up an online tribute page dedicated to your loved one where people can donate online.

If you would like to talk to someone about holding a funeral collection and requesting materials please get in touch. Email fundraising@somersetwildlife.org or call Kate on 01823 652404

How to send your gift to the Trust

Donations or funds raised made in memory of someone can be sent to us by post or online.

Please make cheques payable to 'Somerset Wildlife Trust’ and send to:

Somerset Wildlife Trust
34 Wellington Road
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 5AW

Or please transfer your gift to us via our online form.

Transfer your gift online

Legacies

Give in your will

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Kingfisher- Jon Hawkins

Red-tailed bumblebee on bird's foot trefoil - Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

Volunteering

Become a volunteer

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Vaughn Matthews

Thank you

If you would like to discuss donating or fundraising in memory of your loved one, please feel free to contact me.

Email: kate.wilson@somersetwildlife.org Call: 01823 652404

I'll be happy to answer any questions you have or discuss your ideas.

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