Goalden Gate Weekly Lottery – Signing up is now so simple

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Signing up to our weekly lottery to support our charity couldn’t be any easier with the introduction of a new online direct debit form. One of our team has just signed up and said “it was really simple and I received my confirmation email straight away. I kept meaning to join but never got around to it” The Goalden Gate Superdraw is a risk free £1.00 a week fundraising lottery scheme designed to help sporting clubs, charities and good causes …

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Age Concern Birmingham Newsletter – Volunteers Week & Carers Week

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Last week, we celebrated Volunteers Week and in this issue of our newsletter, we wanted to say thank you to all of those who give their time to make a difference here at Age Concern Birmingham and to share some of their stories and experiences. There are also details of our current volunteering opportunities if you are interested in joining the team. This week is Carers Week and our Carers’ Hub Manager Peter Millington has written about the support that …

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Volunteers Week 2020 – Emma’s Story

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To mark Volunteers Week this year, we want to share the stories of some of the fantastic volunteers who are part of the team at Age Concern Birmingham. Emma joined us recently after her own experience of isolation during the coronavirus outbreak made her realise that she wanted to help others who were feeling lonely and disconnected. Here is Emma’s story, in her own words. When I started volunteering at Age Concern I had been solo isolating for over 5 …

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Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter

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Please find attached the latest Age Concern Birmingham newsletter, with information on the services and support we are offering at this time, along with other useful information and some good news stories from the past week. Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter 6 Please do share the newsletter with anyone who may be interested.

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Margaret’s Mission Virtual Auction

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During these difficult times, we have heard so many stories of people who have done so much to help and support others by going the extra mile. Age Concern Birmingham is giving people the opportunity to say thank you to someone who has made a difference in a way which also supports the work we are doing during the current crisis and beyond. We have created two gift hampers, full of treats, which businesses, organisations and individuals can nominate someone …

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Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter

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Please find attached the latest Age Concern Birmingham newsletter, with information on the services and support we are offering at this time, along with other useful information and some good news stories from the past week. Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter Issue 5 Also included in the newsletter are details of Margaret’s Mission, a new fundraiser launched by Margaret Birkett, one of our Trustees, this week to help us to continue to provide support to our most vulnerable older adults …

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Margaret’s Mission

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We are delighted to announce that one of our Trustees, Margaret Birkett, has launched a fundraiser to help us to continue to provide support to our most vulnerable older adults at this time of crisis and beyond. ‘Margaret’s Mission’ will enable people to contribute to the work we are doing to support people and will help us achieve two fundamental aims: • No older person should go a week without a friendly chat or a visit • No older person …

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Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter

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The latest issue of our Age Concern Birmingham newsletter, which contains information on the support and services that are available from us and others at this time has now been published and you can read this here: Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter Issue 4 Please do share this with anyone who will find it useful. Once again, we’d like to thank everyone who has offered their support If you are able to make a donation towards the work we are …

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The #TwoPointSixChallenge – Join Team ACB!

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Team ACB are taking part in the #TwoPointSixChallenge! On Sunday 26th April, we’ll be carrying out activities based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 to raise funds for our work to support people during the coronavirus pandemic & beyond. If you want to join Team ACB, here’s what you need to do: 1. Pick an activity based on the numbers 2.6 or 26 2. Send pictures and videos of you taking part to our Facebook (@ageconcernbirminghamuk) or Twitter (@ACBirmingham1) account 3. Donate to us …

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