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Get involved with Spread the Warmth

14 June 2016

Spread the Warmth

This winter 24,000 older people may not survive the cold weather - that's 200 unnecessary deaths a day. Make a donation today to help prevent this tragedy.

How we help Spread the Warmth

Age UK Bedfordshire is working hard to help older people keep warm and well throughout the winter in a number of ways:

 

  • Winter benefit checks to ease financial worriesSpread the Warmth
  • Handyperson services such as fitting drafts excluders and radiator foils
  • Hot nutritious meals at our lunch club
  • Befriending services for people who are isolated during winter
  • Shopping support for those with mobility issues
  • Information and advice support on keeping warm

Find out more about how you can support the campaign on the Age UK website

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah who Age UK Bedfordshire have helped features in the video below.

 

Jane and Hannah's stories

Watch a short video to discover how the services we provide can make a difference to the lives of older people during winter. You can help older people like Jane and Hannah keep warm and well this winter by donating today.

 

 

 

How you can help Spread the Warmth

We rely on your donations to ensure we can continue to run our services and help older people keep warm and well this winter.

 

Day centre£12 could pay for an energy efficiency and home insulation check to keep and older person's home warm in winter.

 

£25 could cover the cost of a trip to a day centre where an older person can enjoy an activity and a warm meal.

 

£50 could buy a fan heater and guard to heat an older person's home safely.