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Charity online auction – Big social cause: small ask!

A big social cause and a small ask. The big cause is reducing loneliness & isolation amongst the elderly

Our small ask is your support for an on-line charity auction. (See auction items link below.) We volunteer for Contact the Elderly ( & provide monthly Sunday tea parties for the elderly. This via a network of volunteer hosts & volunteer drivers

Details of Auction Items – Contact the Elderly

Important Information regarding auction – Contact the Elderly

High on our tea party guests wish list is to visit the seaside once more; many have not been for over twenty years. This is what we are raising money for – a seaside trip

All successful bids “donate” via our page within Contact the Elderly’s Justgiving page  Other donations welcome.

Visit our Contact the Elderly Facebook page and leave a comment/mention your bid & give us a like

Email your bid to and provide a contact number.  We will give regular updates on highest bids to date on our Contact the Elderly Facebook Page

Closing date is 30 April at 20:00. All successful bidders notified via email and please make payment within 3 working days to our justgiving page.

We will supply vouchers or advise on delivery whichever is appropriate.