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Wight Mask Ask

Wight Mask Ask

Why we need your help


Care home residents, and those receiving home care are some of the most frail and vulnerable people on the Isle of Wight. Dedicated carers are putting their lives on the line, looking after these older folk with limited supplies of personal protective equipment, like masks. The spread of coronavirus in a care home can have devastating consequences, as we are seeing on the news.

Wight Mask Ask is an initiative pioneered by concerned local residents in partnership with Embracing Age, who run the Care Home Friends project on the Isle of Wight. We will bulk buy masks and other protective equipment and distribute it to care homes and home care providers in need across the Isle of Wight.  Organisations will be asked for a donation to cover costs where they are able, so that we can replenish stocks, but if they are not able to do this, it will be given for free.

Please donate to this campaign so that together we can protect care staff and shield the vulnerable across the Island.


raised towards 5,000.00 target


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Dec 03, 2020

Jean P.

My greatest thanks to Barbara in Ryde for her help in my hour of need when I couldn't source any gloves during the first lockdown, I very much appreciate the help. I care for my Mum who's 92, so needed the gloves.


Jul 10, 2020

Ian G

Thanks for the masks

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jul 07, 2020

Wight Home Care Ltd

Thank you so much for your help


Jul 06, 2020

Age UK Isle of Wight

Thank you for the PPE


Jun 12, 2020


(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jun 12, 2020

Bluebird Care IOW

Very many thanks again.


Jun 11, 2020

Springfield Nursing Home - Shanklin

Thank you so much for the gloves and aprons, they are helping our staff massively :)

(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Jun 10, 2020


(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jun 09, 2020



Jun 01, 2020


Thank you for setting up this great cause and helping key-workers to stay safe; we applaud you for your generosity!



Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 3,949.37

Direct donations


Raised offline 405.00

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