Margaret’s Mission

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We are delighted to announce that one of our Trustees, Margaret Birkett, has launched a fundraiser to help us to continue to provide support to our most vulnerable older adults at this time of crisis and beyond. ‘Margaret’s Mission’ will enable people to contribute to the work we are doing to support people and will help us achieve two fundamental aims: • No older person should go a week without a friendly chat or a visit • No older person …

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Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter

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The latest issue of our Age Concern Birmingham newsletter, which contains information on the support and services that are available from us and others at this time has now been published and you can read this here: Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter Issue 4 Please do share this with anyone who will find it useful. Once again, we’d like to thank everyone who has offered their support If you are able to make a donation towards the work we are …

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The #TwoPointSixChallenge – Join Team ACB!

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Team ACB are taking part in the #TwoPointSixChallenge! On Sunday 26th April, we’ll be carrying out activities based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 to raise funds for our work to support people during the coronavirus pandemic & beyond. If you want to join Team ACB, here’s what you need to do: 1. Pick an activity based on the numbers 2.6 or 26 2. Send pictures and videos of you taking part to our Facebook (@ageconcernbirminghamuk) or Twitter (@ACBirmingham1) account 3. Donate to us …

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Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter

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The latest issue of our Age Concern Birmingham newsletter, which contains information on the support and services that are available from us and others at this time has now been published and you can read this here: Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter Issue 3 Please do share this with anyone who will find it useful. Once again, we’d like to thank everyone who has offered their support and good wishes. If you are able to make a donation towards the …

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Donate today and help us to provide help to isolated and vulnerable people

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Please help Age Concern Birmingham to provide much needed support to isolated and vulnerable people by making a donation. Each bag of essential items we are providing costs around £12, but please do give whatever you can to help us make a difference to as many people as possible during this difficult time. You can make a donation to Age Concern Birmingham via the following link https://www.ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk/ donate/

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ACB Heritage Project – you can get involved from your home

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At Age Concern Birmingham we are inviting older people to join in with our Heritage Fund project by sending us your written and photographic memories. It could be memories from your childhood, of school or work, family life, past events, theatres and entertainment, the war time or any decade. We want to hear your stories and memories about local community life in Birmingham. And what’s more, writing down your memories is a great way to keep occupied during the isolation period. Tape it, …

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Birmingham Carers Hub is here to support carers

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During this isolating and worrying time for carers in Birmingham, our advisors are at the end of the phone to take your calls about caring issues and concerns. Call us between 9.30-4.30 Monday to Friday. We can also arrange to talk to carers at other times. As always, if you live in Birmingham and you’d like to be registered as a carer, please get in touch. 0333 006 9711 Or email us at info@birminghamcarershub.org.uk

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Thank you ACB for donation of baby milk powder

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A big thank you to ACB for the donation of 50 large tins of powdered baby milk which have been distributed to local services supporting mothers and babies in Birmingham. Theresa Millington, a mental health nurse on the Mother and Baby team of Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust said, “thank you so much for this donation which will really help out a lot of moms struggling financially or in isolation during this difficult time. The tins of …

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Age Concern Birmingham Emergency Newsletter

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The latest issue of our emergency newsletter has now been published with information and updates on the support and services that are available from us. You can read this here: Age Concern Emergency Newsletter Issue 2. Please do share this with anyone who will find it useful. Once again, we’d like to thank everyone who has offered their support and good wishes. If you are able to make a donation towards the work we are doing, please visit https://www.ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk/donate/

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Emergency Food Deliveries

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The Communitea café has shifted its focus from providing affordable, healthy meals to all to being the operation centre for the distribution of bags containing essential food and non-food items to anyone in need. The team worked with local supermarkets to purchase items in bulk and would especially like to say a big thank you to Tesco at New Oscott who jumped on board and helped us out. Bags were packed, cars filled and a team of five have been …

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