Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Guest Blog - Please support Age UK's Lottery bid - By Dr Julia Hines

Age UK has been short-listed for a National Lottery Award. Please vote for it, so that Age UK Barnet can then apply for support for our projects http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/fit-fiddle?utm_source=1

You can find out about our work at our website http://www.ageuk.org.uk/barnet/

About Age UK Barnet

Age UK Barnet is a voluntary organisation existing to serve and promote the interests of all older citizens of the London Borough of Barnet, from all walks of life and ethnic communities.
Age UK Barnet, formerly Age Concern Barnet, was formed in 1999 to bring together Age Concern charities in East Finchley, Hendon and Friern Barnet. For over 40 years all three provided services in the Borough of Barnet, largely based at their centres.
helping older people in the community
The Charity provides a wide range of activities, services and information about issues of interest to older people through its centres and in the community.

Activities and services include:

  • Information and advice on matters such as tax and benefits
  • Fitness and exercise classes
  • Befriending service
  • Handyperson scheme
  • Computer training and assisted computer access
  • Lunch clubs 
Age UK Barnet is an independent charity, affiliated to the national Age UK charity and registered with the Charities Commission. It is responsible for raising its own funds and is governed by a Board of Trustees, who are responsible for the effective running and direction of Age UK Barnet.

Dr Julia Hines is the chair of Age UK Barnet. Guest blogs are always welcome

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