We rely on your support to help older people in Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. There are many ways you can donate to us and help support our important services.
We are dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life and we simply couldn't do that without help from our supporters.
While some of our services receive funding, we heavily depend on donations and support from our community to sustain and enhance our vital programs. Your contributions play a crucial role in enabling us to persist, grow, and plan for the future. Your support ensures the continuity of our services, making a lasting impact on the lives we touch.
You can make a monthly or one-off donation through our Just Giving page by clicking on the Donate button.
If you are eligible for Gift Aid, the additional 25% will be automatically claimed when you donate online, enhancing the value of your contribution at no extra cost to you.
Donate by cheque
If you prefer to make a donation by cheque, kindly make it payable to 'Age UK Maidstone' or 'Age UK Sevenoaks and Tonbridge' and deliver it to one of our offices, either in Maidstone or Sevenoaks orTonbridge. You can drop it off in person or send it by post.
Leave a legacy
Leaving a gift in your Will enables us to provide vital services for older people in Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Every gift, no matter how large or small, makes a difference.
Some donation methods won't cost you a penny! Discover below ways to support us that you may not have thought about.
Give As You Live
Give as you live is a free application for your computer that allows you raise money for Age UK Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge while you shop online - at no cost to you! You don't pay any extra for the items and with Give as you Live, you can send an average of 2.5% of every pound you spend online to Age UK Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge doing your usual online shopping.
The Big Knit Campaign
The Big Knit is the campaign that Age UK runs in partnership with innocent drinks where we ask you to knit little woolly hats which then go on to their smoothies. For every smoothie sold, Age UK receives 25p.
This year, Age UK Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge has the target of 2,000 hats. Read our article to find knitting patterns and more information!
Send Us Your Used Stamps
You can raise money for us simply by cutting around the used stamps that come on your posts. Simply cut around the stamp, leaving no more than a 1cm border.
Stamps can then be dropped off or posted at one of our offices. Maidstone office at 7 Mill Street, Maidstone, ME15 6XW, Sevenoaks office at Hollybush Court Hollybush Close, Sevenoaks TN13 3UX or at our Tonbridge office 5 Bradford Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DU.
What your donation could do
Pays for two older people to have a delicious two course meal and a friendly chat at our weekly lunch club.
pays towards equipment for our chair-based exercise class that helps older people stay strong and avoid falls.
pays for equipment and transport for our home help volunteers to support older people with household tasks.
pays for daily fuel for our bus to help 20 older people who can't easily get out and about to visit our day centre.