Elders Christmas Food Bag Appeal

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Elders Christmas Food Bag Appeal

Elders Christmas Food Bag Appeal

East End Community Foundation By East End Community Foundation

To raise funds to deliver bags of winter food essentials to isolated and elderly people living in Tower Hamlets.

Tower Hamlets Idea stage

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 With the support of friendly corporate volunteers EECF will distribute gifts to local elderly people across Tower Hamlets, bringing festive cheer to day centres and sheltered accommodation. We'll give each person a bag full of everyday food items and a few extra luxuries to help them enjoy the Christmas holidays and provide special gift packages for people living with dementia. Our volunteers take the time to sit down with local residents and listen to their stories, something the elders really appreciate

What we'll deliver:

  • To deliver at least 250 bags

Why it's a great idea:

Christmas is a time for family and feasting, but many elderly people spend the festive season feeling lonely or isolated; they might have been recently widowed, have family that live far away, or simply be too vulnerable through ill health to see friends from week to week. Receiving a food bag or gift gives a sense of belonging and well being.

Steps to get it done:

  • Deliver bags
  • Raise funds

Location Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets has 4 other projects and £1,805,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

e14 9yq


London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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How will the money be spent?Total £5,533

250 Bags - £5,000 (90%)
Other - £533 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

250 Bags
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £5,533

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