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Age UK Suffolk is celebrating 70 years of providing vital information, services and support to many thousands of older people in the county.

We would like to invite you, as a business in, or working in Suffolk, to join us and become a Platinum Friend of the charity for our anniversary year.

Platinum Friends Conference - Thursday 31st January 2019

If your business is interested in exploring how working with a local charity can be beneficial, or are interested in finding out more about the areas covered in our workshop sessions, we would love to welcome you to our inaugural Platinum Friends Conference, on Thursday 31st January 2019 at Wherstead Park. 

If you are already a Platinum Friend, you will receive a complimentary place at the event and an additional place for just £35 – for businesses that are yet to join the scheme, a place at the conference is £70.

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Book your place today

We look forward to welcoming you on the day.

We are delighted that so many businesses are supporting Age UK Suffolk by becoming a Platinum Friend.

Here's a list of other ways that you can support Age UK Suffolk

Choose Age UK Suffolk as your Charity of the Year

Please consider choosing Age UK Suffolk as your business Charity of the Year. In return we would offer joint branding on our fundraising materials and our events, as well as positive PR and local media coverage.

Sponsor one of our events

Your staff could get involved in our events thoughout the year, such as our Charity Golf Days and The Big Chinwag. By sponsoring an event you help us with the costs, and in return get some great PR and local media coverage.

Display a collection tin

Could you display a collection tin in your office or shop? This would help us to collect much needed donations to ontinue our vital work in Suffolk.

Donate a raffle prize or service

Could you donate a prize for one of our many fundraising raffles and competitions - perhaps a bottle of wine, box of chocolates or biscuits, bath goodies, gift vouchers, or free services?

Send employees to volunteer

Could you send a team to help out at an event or activity? It's a great way for staff to bond by working together to help vulnerable older people. 

Run a fundraising event

Your employees could run their own fundraiser to help raise vital funds for our work. They could do a cake sale, dress down day, a sponsored walk or run, or a raffle. There's so many things they could do - contact us for more ideas!

We are delighted to have the support from the following businesses:

Ufford Park Hotel

Family owned and run, Ufford Park supports three charities that are close to their hearts and we are thrilled that they have chosen Age UK Suffolk as their third charity, alongside the East Anglian Air Ambulance and St Elizabeth Hospice.

Basepoint Ipswich

Owned by the ACT Foundation, a charitable trust, Basepoint Ipswich, based on Ransomes Europark selected Age UK Suffolk last year as their charity of choice from October 2015 – March 2017. Each Basepoint centre is allocated £10,000 of money to match-fund during the financial year and the centre staff and licensees worked with Age UK Suffolk on a variety of events throughout the year.

Find out how you can help to make a difference for older people in Suffolk.