Put your best foot forward to help give loneliness and isolation for older people the (muddy) boot. Download or order your free fundraising pack and get organising your very own sponsored walk.
Got a knack for knowledge? Are you the Mastermind of your mates? Get the competition started by hosting your own quiz. It’s really simple to do – we can even provide all of the questions!
Brew up and bake your way to fundraising success with our Tea Party pack. Dust off the Victoria sponge, dish out the doilies and get your friends together for the Best Tea Party For Ages.
Whether you walk, run, cycle or swim, push yourself to the limit for a century of sport to raise lots of cash. Take on our 100 Challenge and work up a sweat to get that sponsorship rolling in.
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
Boost your fundraising, tell everyone about your challenge and spread the word about our vital work by publicising your efforts. Here are just a few tips...
Share updates and images on Twitter and Facebook @BestForAges. Tag your posts with #BestForAges
Share your story with a local newspaper to reach a wider audience. Need help? Get in touch with our Press Team. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Inspire colleagues and get closer to your fundraising target by putting posters up in your workplace
Spread the word and maximise your fundraising!
We've got lots of resources to help you hit your fundraising targets. To find out more, get in touch with the Fundraising Team by emailing FundraisingEnquiries@mha.org.uk or calling 01332 221641.
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