For many people, the Malvern Hills have a special place in their heart. A vast collection of memories have been made by those who have lived in and around Malvern and those who have visited this iconic landscape.
Some people wish to give something back in recognition of the times shared with family and friends and to leave a legacy.
A recent gift was donated to the Malvern Hills Trust by a couple who honeymooned in Malvern in 1955. Later in life the couple retired to Cirencester and continued to visit the Malverns for walks and visits to the theatre.
In celebration of the memories they made here, their kind donation will help us to care for the Malvern Hills so others can make their own memories in the future.
Remember a Charity Week
As part of Remember a Charity Week, the Trust will be bringing to life stories and projects that have been supported by legacies and donations.
Donations and gifts left to the Malvern Hills Trust in Wills are a crucial source of income and help us to fund the undertaking of projects including maintaining paths and improving accessibility for local people and visitors. Other projects might include conserving habitats for butterflies and supporting a dormouse monitoring scheme.
Duncan Bridges CEO said ‘Despite the Malvern Hills being a much-loved landscape and visited by hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, donations and legacies currently form a tiny proportion of our income.
We’d like to take this opportunity in Remember a Charity week to remind people how important charitable giving is and demonstrate some of the amazing things we can achieve with this support.’
How you can support us
If you’d like to help us be supporting our projects, a tree planting scheme and an opportunity to support the provision of visitor information on the Hills are now available for donors to leave a long-lasting legacy.
The Malvern Hills Trust has previously had to close its memorial bench scheme due to oversubscription but has now provided these two alternative ways for people to remember their loved ones.
Gifts towards the general management of the Hills and Commons are also greatly received by the Trust as contributions can be used where they’re most needed.
More information for those wishing to support the future care of the Malvern Hills and Commons, can be found here