Donate a Coat

Donate a coat

The auction has now ended. Thank you to everyone who bid.

If you want to help raise funds for Spread the Warmth, you can donate a coat or jacket to be sold on and re-loved through one of Age UK’s 440+ shops. 

Find your nearest Age UK shop

Please remember our local Age UK shops can accept most things. Find out more about donating items or call 0800 169 87 87.

Coats for the auction were donated by:

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  • Dame Helen Mirren DBE
  • Newsreader Sian Williams
  • Presenter Carol Vorderman
  • Actress Zoe Wanamaker
  • Presenter Carol McGriffin
  • Former Atomic Kitten Liz McClarnon
  • Broadcaster Christine Bleakley
  • Actor Christopher Biggins

Dame Helen Mirren said: ‘I have so much respect for people in later life and I would hate to think that they could be suffering in the cold weather, that’s why I am supporting Age UK’s Donate a Coat appeal.

‘It’s a simple and quick way to get involved with a great cause which helps to keep older people well and warm in the winter. I have donated my coat and I hope I can inspire others to give a coat or jacket to Age UK too.’

‘Donate a Coat is such a great fundraiser'

Christine Bleakley who has donated three coats, added: ‘Donate a Coat is such a great fundraiser, I was more than happy to lend my support. Cold weather can really have a devastating effect for vulnerable older people and by donating a coat you can help this really worthwhile campaign.’


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