Age UK in Kensington and Chelsea are proud to have led a major Community Response to ensure that older people in the Borough who need it most received ongoing food, basic essentials and social connections.
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea continues to be at the forefront of support for older people across Kensington and Chelsea and we need your support.
Please help if you can so that we can be there for isolated elders in Kensington and Chelsea.
Could pay to answer three calls to our advice line from older people needing information and reassurance to cope with the long-term impact of the pandemic
Could help to pay for regular befriending calls to some of the most vulnerable people in our communities.
Could help us to introduce new activities and events to help improve social connections and reduce isolation.
There are lots of ways you can donate to us
Donate Online or Bank Transfer
Donating online can be quick, easy and secure. You can make an one-off donation, or regular monthly donations to support our work through Virgin Money Giving. Alternatively you can make donations through bank transfer or by setting up a standing order.
Donate by cheque
If you would like to write us a cheque, please make it payable to Age UK Kensington & Chelsea and send it to us at 1 Thorpe Close, London, W10 5XL
Remember us in your will
Leaving a gift in your will enables us to provide vital services for older people in Kensington & Chelsea. Every gift in every will, no matter how large or small, makes a difference.
We've partnered with Free Wills Month so from 1-31 March 2021 you can support Age UK and have a simple will written or updated for free.
Join our Friends' Group
Our Friends make a regular donation to Age UK Kensington & Chelsea and help to spread the word about the work that we do.
You can contribute for free by just shopping!
There is now an easy and free way to support the work we do for the over 55s in the community from the comfort and safety of your own home just by shopping online thanks to our partnership with online fundraising platforms such as Savoo, Easy Fundraising and Amazon Smile.
How will your donations help?
As an independent, local charity your donations will go directly towards improving the lives of older people in our community. You will be helping us to make sure that the most vulnerable and isolated older people, who often have no other form of support, will receive ongoing food, basic essentials and most importantly, social connection. A £10 donation could pay for the ongoing delivery of essential basic needs to local older people which can be a lifeline. Your support will help us to continue to be there for older people in our community, now – when we are needed most.
It takes 2 minutes to register to any one of these platforms and it at no extra cost to you find out how below!
What is Savoo.co.uk?
Savoo is a free to use online fundraising and money saving platform. It’s home to a huge selection of the latest online voucher codes and deals for all your favourite retailers like Boots, John Lewis, Halfords, Argos and more.
Once your order goes through, Savoo donates 50% of the commission straight to us for every code you use. Your donation is completely free (aside from the things in your basket) - it’s that simple.
How do you join Savoo?
1. Create a account at https://www.savoo.co.uk/ for free.
2. Choose Age UK Kensington & Chelsea as your chosen charity to support on the website.
3. Shop till you drop using the Savoo discount codes and watch your donations pile up in your Savoo account with every voucher you use to save on your online shopping.
There are no extra cost or effort to you, it’s an easy way to help us improve the lives of older adults within the community during their time of need.
What is Easy Fundraising?
Easy Fundraising is a website that allows you to collect free donations for Age UK Kensington & Chelsea just by shopping through their site with no extra cost to you.
There are over 3,000 shops and sites taking part, ready to make a donation and it doesn’t cost you anything extra!
How do you join Easy Fundraising ?
Just follow these easy steps:
1. Go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/ageukkensingtonchelsea/
2.Go to “support this cause”
3. Login via email or Facebook.
4. Shop through the site and each time you shop using the easy fundraising website, the retailor you shopped at make a donation to Age UK Kensington & Chelsea, with no extra or hidden charges to you.
What is Amazon Smile?
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on amazon.co.uk. The difference is that when customers shop through www.smile.amazon.co.uk, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisations selected by customers. There is no cost to charitable organisations
or to AmazonSmile customers.
How do you join Amazon Smile?
1. Go to https://smile.amazon.co.uk/
2. Click on "Get Started"
3. Login using your normal amazon login information
5. Select Age UK Kensington & Chelsea as your charity
4. Now you can shop through the site and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to us at no extra cost to you!
Download the free Smilematic browser extension at https://couponfollow.com/smilematic now and it will automatically turn your everyday Amazon purchases into AmazonSmile donations.
How to access Amazon Smile through the Amazon App?
Amazon Smile is now available on the app making it easier than ever to donate at no extra cost to you. With every purchase Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us. Simply follow the instructions below to select Age UK Kensington & Chelsea as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app.
How it works:
1. Open the Amazon app on your phone
2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on "AmazonSmile" within Programmes & Features
3. Select Age UK Kensington And Chelsea as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app