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Support the Elderly in Westminster

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Support the Elderly in Westminster

Support the Elderly in Westminster

Age UK Westminster By Age UK Westminster

Age UK Westminster is crowdfunding to support vulnerable older people during the coronavirus outbreak with shopping, food parcel deliveries and telephone befriending.

City of Westminster Delivery stage

pledged of £4,894

Sorry this project was unsuccessful, we did not reach our fundraising goal.

Age UK Westminster has always been at the forefront of support for older people in Westminster and, in these testing times, we need your help more than ever before. Because of the virus, we need to increase our telephone befriending service and start a remote shopping service to deliver food and other basic essentials to older people in their homes. In the coming weeks, demands for our services will increase and we will be working with other community groups and charities to maintain services and reach as many isolated older people as possible. Many of our clients have less than two days’ worth of food at home and are too nervous to go out. Internet shopping is not an option for many of them, so they are reliant on our volunteers delivering urgently needed food and basic essentials.

What we'll deliver:

  • Non perishable items for elderly clients
  • Telephone befriending service for elderly clients
  • Provide Shopping Service

Why it's a great idea:

As an independent charity, we have to raise our own funds. Your pledges during this difficult time will help us reach all those who need help and keep them safe and well.

Steps to get it done:

  • Organise non perishable items for delivery
  • Co-ordinate delivery service
  • Expand telephone befriending service

Location City of Westminster

About the space

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City of Westminster

How will the money be spent?Total £4,893

Volunteer DBS checks + induction - £1,000 (20%)
Non perishable supplies - £1,000 (20%)
Technology for telephone befriending expansion (1 year) - £1,000 (20%)
Coronavirus support package for elderly - £1,000 (20%)
Travel expenses - £500 (10%)
Other - £393 (8%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Volunteer DBS checks + induction
Non perishable supplies
Technology for telephone befriending expansion (1 year)
Coronavirus support package for elderly
Travel expenses
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  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Further volunteer support + training

Total £4,893

Our Volunteer List

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