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We love hearing from our supporters and finding out what inspires them about Tearfund’s work. Here are some reasons why supporters have chosen to include a gift to Tearfund in their will and some stories of those whose generosity means lives will be changed for generations to come.

‘I have included Tearfund in my will because you do such tremendous work around the world in Jesus’ name.’


‘Have made Tearfund the main recipient of the 10 per cent I have left to charities — I consider my money will best show God’s love to the needy by your work.’

‘I have included a gift to Tearfund because you support the whole person — spiritual, physical and emotional, exemplifying Jesus’ life.’

If you’re thinking of including Tearfund in your will – or have already done so – we’d love to hear what inspired you. If you’d like to share your story here to inspire other supporters to do the same please do get in touch.

  • Gordon Landreth

    Gordon's Story

    Gordon Landreth was part of the original Evangelical Alliance Relief Committee which set up Tearfund. Born in West Kensington in…

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  • Hank's legacy story

    Margaret's Story

    Margaret ‘Hank’ Andrews, was a committed Christian who lived out her faith in Jesus for more than 45 years. Brought up in south…

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  • Margaret Cross

    Margaret's Story

    Tearfund had always been close to supporter Margaret’s heart and so she chose to remember us through a gift in her will. Born in…

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  • Mona Evans

    Mona's Story

    Mona Evans passed away aged 92 having supported Tearfund for over 30 years. She was particularly interested in missionary work…

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