• Loneliness and social isolation affects 1 in 7 of our members and customers • The UK is the loneliness capital of Europe, with one in 10 of us saying we feel lonely often • 35% of Co-operative members know someone in their community who is lonely • Loneliness has serious health implications that are thought to be as damaging as well-known risk factors such as obesity • People with a high degree of loneliness are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as people with low degree of loneliness
We know that our members and colleagues are fantastic fundraisers – after all, you’ve raised millions for lots of different charities over the years.
But we want to make this year’s Charity Partnership bigger and better than ever. So to kick-start your fundraising, and help tackle loneliness alongside The British Red Cross, we’ve pulled together this handy Fundraising Guide to help you out.
Our guide covers everything from great ideas for raising money, to useful tips to help you with the practical side of fundraising. We’ve also included a few examples of the brilliant work The British Red Cross does in communities across the UK, to remind you what a great cause you’re getting behind.
So what are you waiting for? Simply click the button below to download the guide, and get fundraising!