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Fundraiser Ben Brookes cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats

Help local older people by organising or taking part in a fundraising event for Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin.

The need for our help has increased rapidly recently and this puts huge strains on support for services that really make a difference to older people's lives: like day centres, our befriending visitors, the advocacy service and our benefits advice team.

As an independent local charity we rely heavily on the goodwill and support of local people and we are particularly grateful to those people and groups that hold fundraising events on our behalf.

Fundraise with MyDonate

If you'd like to raise money for us why not create an online fundraising page, to make collecting the money from your fundraising activity even easier. We've teamed up with MyDonate, BT's free online fundraising service, which means we receive 100% of the donations made. Just personalise your fundraising page with a photo and some details about your event and start sharing it. Let us know what you've got planned and we'll help spread the word.

Here's our MyDonate page

North Shropshire supporters put on a fashion show

Unleash your imagination

Here are just some of the things people have done to raise money for Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin:

  • Cake sale
  • Fashion show
  • Coffee morning
  • Pole dancing
  • Cycling
  • Bag packing
  • Running
  • Aerobatic challenge

Fundraiser Caroline Moss ran the London Marathon

Caroline Moss ran in the 2017 London Marathon to help local older people.

'Running the marathon for Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin filled me with a great sense of achievement. I would certainly recommend fundraising to help with motivation and dedication. My belief is that if we all did our bit to help our society, then the world would be a better place.'

Thank you to all our fundraisers! If you'd like to join them please call us on 01743 233 123.

Become a fundraising volunteer

Our fundraising and marketing team needs some volunteer support to help us raise funds for Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin and to raise awareness of its services.