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£1,335raised of £1,000 target by 62 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,335 to buy a tin of biscuits or choc's as a xmas pressie for those that live alone, over 75 and find it difficult to get out and about.

    London Borough of Havering, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 21st December 2016

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    I've joined a fantastic charity called Contact the Elderly and I would love your help.
    They arrange for those that live on their own, over 75 and find it difficult to get out and about a lifeline.
    I collect Vera, Rebecca and Margaret once a month and take them to a hosts house for afternoon tea. There's about 10 'oldies' in our local group each month and whilst it's just a few hours out of my day, for them it's invaluable. (You should see the smiles!)

    On 11th December we're hosting a Xmas lunch and all the groups in the area are meeting at a pub in Hornchurch. The actual lunch is funded by donations and so whilst we'll gladly accept more that's not why I'm writing.

    Each month we organise a small raffle. Most of the prizes are less than £5 (normally a tin of sweets, biscuits, bottle of wine or a toiletry set).
    They'll be about 50-60 oldies at the Xmas lunch and I'm hoping that instead of one or two smiles, all of them can win a prize to take home.

    I'd love to say you'll get a photo and a regular update from your oldie... ( i used to sponsor a donkey when i was 8) but you won't. Some of them won't remember they've even won a prize but when their chomping on a Celebration or a shortbread biccie, I can assure you they'll be appreciative.
    Warm fuzzy feeling for you, xmas prezzie for them!

    I'm hoping you'd be happy to donate £5 or as little as you can afford. I've already had an amazing response and the more we raise, the more groups we can help.
    Please help me spread the love x

    P.s. For those that live local and would rather buy something for the raffle thats cool too. You can drop them off before the day!
    PPS. I wasn't insinuating any connection between old people and donkeys.



    • Phil Nankivell1 year ago
      Phil Nankivell

      Phil Nankivell

      1 year ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Hi all. I just wanted to send a quick update and thank you all for your generosity. I really wasn't expecting such a good response to my fundraising page and so thank you making so many oldies smile at Xmas. We raised over £1335, in addition to a variety of gifts that were delivered for the raffle. The lunch went really well and so please know that your donation really did make a difference. I see my group once a month and if your interested in doing the same in your area, please visit http://www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk/ Happy Xmas xxx

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    • Phil Nankivell2 years ago
      Phil Nankivell

      Phil Nankivell

      2 years ago

      Hi all, You're awesome ! Please know how hugely thankful I am for your support of my crowdfunding page. The response has far exceeded my expectations, which not only allows us to brighten up so many people's Christmas, but it gives us the opportunity to help more people in the new year. For those that wanted to donate small gifts etc please drop them off at mine before 11am on Sunday. PM me if you need the address. There's still time to share the page for any last minute donations too. Sending huge love and Xmas joy. x

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    Page last updated on: 12/10/2016 10:10 AM



    • sharon robinson

      sharon robinson

      Dec 10, 2016

      Great job Phil....how do you do it all....wedding planner, charity work, marathons, hanging out with Kylie and your day job. You're exceptional, hope they enjoy their treats xx


    • Matt Williams

      Matt Williams

      Dec 9, 2016


    • Corin Baird

      Corin Baird

      Dec 9, 2016

      Amazing Phil, love it x

    • Helena Graham

      Helena Graham

      Dec 5, 2016

      Brilliant stuff Phil and a couple of bits are in the post as well. Xx


    • Angela Reed

      Angela Reed

      Dec 1, 2016

      Please buy some extra love and support for the older people that have no support #futureme


    • Petr Si­stek

      Petr Si­stek

      Nov 28, 2016


    • Sarah MacKay

      Sarah MacKay

      Nov 26, 2016

      So touched by this. I would love to help more. X


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    London Borough of Havering, United Kingdom

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