An aging population is one of the most significant issues the city will have to face in the future with dementia, depression and lack of mobility being specific problems which are likely to increase over the coming years. What our work includes:
We give out smaller grants in this area, for example funding shopping delivery services and luncheon clubs. These projects are often extremely dependent on small amounts of funding to keep going but provide an important lifeline to the elderly.
Winter Warmth campaign
One of our most important initiatives in this area is our Winter Warmth campaign which saw us distribute £70,000 in grants this year, helping 9771 people keep warm during the winter months.