Harriet Ebbrell

Harriet runs Hackney Half for Opening Doors Emergency Appeal

Fundraising for Opening Doors London
raised of £2,000 target
Event: Hackney Half Marathon 2024, on 19 May 2024
Emergency Appeal
Campaign by Opening Doors London (RCN 1167919)
Raising funds to continue much needed services for LGBTQ+ people over 50 in the UK


I am fundraising for the amazing Opening Doors, the only national charity specialising in supporting LGBTQ+ people over 50.

They need to raise £120,000 by spring next year, or face the unthinkable - the possibility of closing down entirely. The vital lifeline they offer to older LGBTQ+ people hang in the balance, so I'm raising money when they need us most.

Most people close to me will know that I volunteer for this charity every week as a telefriending volunteer. I see first-hand the impact that this charity has and I would be heart broken to see this organisation have to close down.

Their mission is to ensure that no older LGBTQ+ person ever feels alone, isolated, or without support. Every year they provide a safe space for over 2,500 older LGBTQ+ people to connect, share their stories, and access vital services.

Please donate as soon as you can because they really cannot wait for this funding.

About the campaign

Raising funds to continue much needed services for LGBTQ+ people over 50 in the UK

About the charity

Opening Doors London

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RCN 1167919
Opening Doors London is the biggest charity providing information and support services specifically for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* people in the UK. ODL helps the older LGBT community live full, vibrant and respected lives free from isolation, loneliness , discrimination and prejudice.

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