Our events are a great way to have fun while raising vital funds to help us help older people in the Solihull community. Read on to find out about the events we have held in the past.
We held a traditional Quiz Night at Boston Tea Party, Solihull, on Tuesday 22 October 2019. Thanks to the raffle and match funding from Barclays and Santender, a fantastic £1,023.06 was raised from the event.
Five runners braved the rain and completed this run through Birmingham, Edgbaston and Bournville, in aid of Age UK Solihull. Over £1,350 was raised in total!
Slip Into Slippers was once again a great success, with people from seven schools and six local businesses wearing their slippers for the day and donating £1. A brilliant total of £1,474.42 was raised this year.
Our 5th Smartphone Quiz took place on Tuesday 16 July 2019 at The Core, Solihull Library. Ticket sales, the raffle and matched funding from Barclays meant that over £1,351 was raised.
Staff at local care companies wore purple on Friday 14 June 2019 to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (which fell on Saturday 15 June) and paid £1 each. The event raised £940.85.
Birmingham International Railway Station Collection Day
Volunteers collected change from visitors to the BBC Gardeners’ World Live/Good Food Show at the NEC on Friday 14 June 2019. £249.86 was collected in total.
Friends of Age UK Solihull Comedy Night
The first event organised by the Friends of Age UK Solihull took place on Friday 10 May 2019. It was a huge success, raising £1,267.