Careline Calling

Careline Calling

COVID-19 Emergency Appeal


Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00


Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][br][/p][p][b][u]CARELINE EMERGENCY APPEAL[/u][/b][/p][p][b]We urgently need your help.[/b][/p][p]Our fundraising income is already being seriously affected by the impact of COVID-19 and it is most likely going to get worse, putting our much-needed service at risk.[/p][p][b]We have to plan for the worst, which would be a potential drop of £20,000 in income this year.[/b][/p][p]Careline Calling provides telephone befriending for people who are lonely, isolated and vulnerable. We rely on voluntary donations to continue our vital work. Careline is a registered, small, independent charity, which provides all of its services free of charge.[/p][p]Our members in the Derbyshire Dales and East Staffordshire desperately need us. Our 70 fully trained volunteers deliver nearly 22,000 calls and over 2,200 hours of one to one telephone befriending every year, helping to support some of the most lonely, isolated and vulnerable people in our community.[/p][vmgvideo class="ql-video" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true" src=""][/vmgvideo][p][br][/p][p][b]We’re doing all we can to keep our service running as long as we possibly can.[/b][/p][p]Fewer people are sending us donations and our fundraising events are being cancelled or postponed, and as more people self-isolate, our community fundraising is being severely compromised.[/p][p][b]We need your support now more than ever.[/b][/p][p]Please help us to continue to support our members during these challenging times.[/p][p]* Careline supports approximately 100 people from our community and gives peace of mind to their family and friends.[/p][p]* Our 70 devoted volunteers deliver 2,200 hours of telephone befriending each year.[/p][p]* £38 allows us to call someone who is lonely or isolated every day.[/p][p][b][u]How can you help?[/u][/b][/p][p]* Make a donation[/p][p]* Ask friends and family to make a donation[/p][p]* Join us on Facebook and share our posts with friends and groups. Search ‘Careline Calling’[/p][p]* Get sponsored for doing something whilst you’re self-isolating such as an exercise bike marathon, watching the entire series of Friends, ping pong tournament. Ask us for sponsorship forms and we’ll email them out to you.[/p][p]If you think you can help with anything else, or need more information, we’d love to hear from you.[/p][p][b]You can email us at [/b][url=][b][/b][/url][b] or call 01335 210353.[/b][/p][p]Thank you so much[/p][p][b][u]OTHER WAYS TO DONATE[/u][/b][/p][p][b]Donate by post[/b][/p][p]Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to ‘Careline’ and sent to:[/p][p]Careline Calling, St. Oswald’s Hospital, Clifton Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1DR[/p][p]All donations will be acknowledged as soon as possible by post. For security reasons, please do not send cash.[/p][p][i]People often find it helpful to make a donation to Careline in memory of a loved one. This is a nice way of honouring a family member or friend while helping a local charity. As a registered charity, Careline relies on the support and generosity of the community it serves.[/i][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

01 Jun 2020



Apr 15, 2020

John Park


plus £7.50 Gift Aid

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