During the winter months many older people struggle to keep warm in their homes.
Some are faced with the almost impossible choice between heating their homes and buying food.
Being cold can lead to raised blood pressure resulting in increased risk of strokes and heart attacks
Warm In Winter gift packs contain a blanket, thermal socks, gloves and hat, a mug, hot drinks and soup.
In 2015, generous donations enabled Small Acts of Kindness to source and distribute over 800 Warm in Winter Gift Packs.
A Warm In Winter gift pack costs £25 and this winter, with your kindness, we hope to source and distribute over 1500 gift bags.
“I am overwhelmed at the super gift from you wonderful people. I am a widow since 1978 and have always managed but the last few years I have sat freezing or gone to bed early because I can't afford to heat my home. You are angels. - Mrs S”
“I was delighted to receive this very thoughtful gift. It put a smile on my face to realise some people do care about the elderly. Thank you. - Mr D”
Celebrate Christmas Gift Packs
Christmas can be an incredibly lonely time for older people
Recent research by Age UK revealed that over 400,000 older people each year dread the prospect of a lonely Christmas
23% of over 65s (that is 2.5 million people in the UK) say that the festive season is not a happy one for them
A Celebrate Christmas gift pack costs £15 and we are planning to deliver more than 300 free packs this winter