Helping to answer life’s biggest questions; Remember A Charity Week

Remember A Charity Week logoThis week we are joining forces with 200 other charities up and down the UK to launch Human – the world’s first charity-powered search engine.

The activity is part of Remember A Charity Week, 10-16 September, which sees hundreds of charities come together to encourage people to leave charitable gifts in Wills and, by doing so, pass on something wonderful to the next generation.

Drawing upon our unique knowledge and expertise in the benefit of breaks and day trips, and combining it with insight from other charities, Human will enable the public to ask some of life’s biggest questions and to hear directly from charities, what they are doing in response.

Through the search engine, people can select from over 100 questions such as: ‘How can we cure the deadliest common cancers?’ and ‘How do we ensure no one has to sleep rough?’ and see video responses showing how charities address these issues and how the public can help, by leaving a gift in their Will. We’ve contributed to the search engine by providing responses to a number of questions, including “How can every family look forward to a break”.

Michael Smout, Head of Marketing commented: “We are delighted to bring our charity’s mission to life via the innovative human search engine and help shine a light on how important a gifts in Wills can be.

“Leaving a legacy really is a gift of life. Like others, gifts in Wills are crucial to our charity’s work – both now and long into the future. Leaving even a small amount – after taking care of friends and family first – makes an enormous difference.”

Rob Cope, Director of Remember A Charity, says: “Every day people use Google to find the answers to their questions, but it’s real people and charities we turn to when we want answers to life’s biggest challenges.

“This campaign has been designed to showcase just how vital charities are in responding to many of the world’s biggest problems and how gifts in wills can help combat those issues and we’re delighted that the Family Holiday Association is taking part. We hope it will encourage the public to think about their deepest concerns for the world we live in and to consider leaving a gift in their will.”

To find out more about how to leave a gift in your Will to the Family Holiday Association, click here.


Remember A Charity Week, now in its ninth year, brings together charities, government and stakeholders to highlight the importance of leaving gifts to charity in Wills. The search engine is part of a broader public awareness drive, which showcases the impact of legacy donations and calls on the public to ‘pass on something wonderful’.

To find out more Human and how the Family Holiday Association is helping to tackle the world’s biggest challenges this Remember a Charity Week, visit