Gifts of
Independence

Maggie Jones

How it works

Looking for a different kind of gift for someone you know? A Gift of Independence is just the thing! You don’t have to wrap it. It doesn’t cost the earth. And whichever meaningful gift you choose, it will help an older person to hold on to their independence.

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Choose a gift that will help an older person in need.

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Choose a gift that will help an older person in need.

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Print out a gift certificate for them, or email it.

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Your gift will help to bring an older person independence.

£5

Goes towards vital guides and leaflets that advise older people on money, health, care, support, and more.

£10

Goes towards helpline calls to reassure older people on housing, mobility, benefits and more.

£15

Trains a volunteer for our telephone friendship service, which brightens an older person’s day.

£20

Helps pay for friendship visits that brings laughter and companionship into a lonely older person’s life.

£40

Provides life-changing advice for older people from trained experts in social care, finance, and more.

£60

Pays for a month of friendship visits, which give an older person something to look forward to each week.

£120

Goes towards a year of friendship visits that bring happiness and companionship to lonely older people.

£500

Supports campaigning and lobbying that will help to make this world a better place to grow old in.