It's estimated that over 16,000 older people in Sheffield feel lonely, with over a third considering the television their main source of company. With your support Age UK Sheffield can continue to be a vital lifeline to older people across our city that would otherwise be alone. So whether you’re taking on a running challenge, hosting an office bake off, or offering a helping hand at existing events, your support really matters to us and makes a huge difference to the lives of older people living in your community.
Organise Your Own Event
Get together with friends, family or work mates to raise money for Age UK Sheffield. Whatever you've got in mind we'll support you all the way to make your fundraising event a huge success. Not quite sure what kind of event would be best for you? You'll find some great ideas in our downloadable fundraising pack! For more downloadable resources including DIY bunting, event posters and sponsorship forms just scroll to the Further Information section at the bottom of this page.
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Take on a Challenge
There's still time to register for one of the exciting challenge events taking place across Yorkshire this year. Don't worry if the events listed aren't what you're looking for, just get in touch with us on 0114 250 2850 and we'll be happy to help you find the perfect challenge for you.
5th March 2017 - Sheffield Duathlon, Hillsborough Park - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-sheffield-duathlon-for-age-uk-tickets-30454504242
12th March 2017 - Obstruction Sheffield 5k Obstacle Course - Ecclesall Woods - http://excitevents.wixsite.com/obstructionsheffield
14th May 2017 - Yorkshire Mud Run, Leeds - http://www.yorkshiremudrun.co.uk/
5th August 2017 - Total Warrior, The Lake District - http://www.totalwarrior.co.uk/enter/
24th September 2017 - Asda Foundation Sheffield 10K ***20 Age UK Sheffield Places available*** http://www.runforall.com/10k/sheffield/
Dates vary throughout the year - Wing Walking, Leeds - http://www.superexperience.co.uk/wing-walking-leeds.html
Dates vary throughout the year - Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - https://www.threepeakschallenge.uk/yorkshire-three-peaks-challenge/
The great thing about being a Volunteer Fundraiser is that there are so many different ways to get involved that there's bound to be something to suit you. We've got lots of events coming up over 2017 and we're always looking for extra support, so if you think could help and would like to find out more, please contact us today.
Whether you'd like to support us by buying a ticket, registering to take part, telling your friends and family about it, or helping to make sure things run smoothly on the day, we'd love for you get involved in our upcoming events. Take a look at what we have lined up for 2017.
Golden Stars Charity Show - 3rd March - Tickets on sale at Woodhouse Working Mens Club
Tea Tasting Emporium - 8th March - http://store.shu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/students/student-events/tea-emporium
The Full Monty Immersive Cinema Screening - 9th March - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hot-metal-the-20th-anniversary-full-monty-live-action-cinema-screening-tickets-30206241682
Sister Act Immersive Cinema Screening - 10th March - http://store.shu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/students/student-events/sister-act-the-25th-anniversary
Our mission is to support older people to live happy, fulfilled and independent lives. By making a one off or monthly donation today you'll be helping change the lives of older people across Sheffield for the better.
If you'd like to have a chat about fundraising for us we'd love to hear from you, just email us or call 0114 250 2850. You can use the same contact details to request collection tubs, stickers and balloons for any fundraising events that you're organising or taking part in.