Hannah is Running the Marathon to Fundraise for us , Please sponsor her

Hannah Locke, from Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, is running the marathon for Blackfriars Settlement to raise much needed funds for our older people's outreach project, Joining Hands, which works among those who are especially isolated in our communities.

We are in desperate need of funds to maintain our services to ensure that the isolation experienced by many older people is addressed. This is a central plank of our services.

For 130 years, Blackfriars Settlement has been a safe haven for our community, especially for our local seniors. This is a place where they can come and be a part of a big family, meet friends, have a home cooked hot meal, enjoy an afternoon full of music , watch a movie together or take part in an interesting art and craft workshop. Our much loved members have the opportunity to take part in a Yoga session or Chair based exercises few times a week, to promote their wellbeing and enhance their mobility.

As one of our members said recently

"I'd sit alone at home all day but here I am welcomed … it's a place for me."

We would be so grateful if you would support our good cause and sponsor Hannah to raise as much funds as possible and cheer her on her 26 mile run. Please follow the link below.

Please share this link as widely as you can, or if you would rather support us in another way, please contact me or our Director, Mark Beach, to discuss further.

I'll leave the final word to another of our members.

"Most other providers have disappeared through cuts … we must survive."

Thank you.