My email hasn’t arrived in my inbox?2019-02-17T14:04:10+00:00

If the email doesn’t arrive please check your “spam” or “junk” folder because sometimes email services can incorrectly put them in there. This is nothing to worry about – all your information is safe and secure plus it’s encrypted. Remember to mark our email as “not spam” so you receive emails from us in the future.

What sort of things can I plan?2019-01-22T14:10:52+00:00

The choice is yours. We have a very simple form that will quickly guide you through the whole process. Things like; Mozart or Metallica? Ash scattering or graveside gathering? Hootenanny or funeral tea? Start with funeral music. Think words and poetry. A guest list. Speakers. If you’ve no preferences, you can say so. The choice is yours.

What age do you have to be to use These Are My Wishes?2019-01-22T14:09:28+00:00

It’s suitable for any age but the majority of users are between 30 and 65 years old. We know you plan to be around for a long time but would still like to be in control, whilst easing the stress and burden on your loved ones. Planning ahead is much easier when you are in control. If not, life can march by without you. Stay present. Be mindful. Make choices. Celebrate life, love and friendships – Make every day count – plan and do extraordinary things!

What happens if I change my mind and want to update my wishes?2019-01-22T14:09:14+00:00

No problem at all. Simply, login and re-submit your wishes. Your nominated contacts will then receive your updated wishes.

What happens to my private information?2019-01-22T14:08:59+00:00

All your information will remain private and will never be published publicly. The only people to see your wishes are the people you nominate. We store the personal information you provide on secure computer servers that are located in controlled facilities. Our website is hosted using the best industry-approved, secure operating systems. As well as physical security, firewalls and intrusion detection systems are in place.

How much does it cost to leave my wishes?2019-06-24T12:13:58+00:00

We charge a one-time fee of £15 to help maintain the website. You also have an option to donate to our charity Marie Curie if you want but there is no requirement to do so. 100% of all donations received will go directly to Marie Curie.

How are my wishes recorded?2019-02-17T13:58:48+00:00

We have a quick and simple form, based on personal experience that will guide you through the whole process. You don’t have to complete it all in one go, you can take your time as the system will save your information should you wish to come back later to finish it. When you have completed it, all your wishes will be compiled into a secure PDF and emailed to your nominated contacts. If the email doesn’t arrive please check your “spam” or “junk” folder as sometimes emails services can incorrectly put them in there. While you are there remember to mark it as “not spam”

How would anyone know my Wishes ‘in the event…’?2019-01-22T14:07:52+00:00

Part of the These Are My Wishes form allows you to securely nominate 2 trusted friends or family members, plus you can add your lawyer’s details, to receive full details of how you wish to celebrate your life.

Why leave my wishes?2019-01-22T14:07:29+00:00

As well as easing the emotional toll on your family, planning for your funeral in advance will ease any burden on them, avoiding issues and even potential family conflict. Our service allows you to make plans, leave instructions, and tell your story. Saving your loved ones the trouble and stress.

What is These Are My Wishes?2019-01-25T10:59:09+00:00

It’s a safe and secure way to let your loved ones know how you want to celebrate your life when the worst happens. One of the most thoughtful things you can do for your family is to give them the freedom to celebrate your life instead of the burden of planning your funeral. In addition, by capturing your wishes in writing you’ll know that your requests will be honoured. We DO NOT sell funeral plans, life insurance or any other products.