MAKE A DIFFERENCE

DONATE YOUR DINNER

Would you be willing to buy someone in need a meal?  Just a small donation will help us deliver more meals to those in need in your community.

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Donate the cost of your dinner via our PayPal donation page.  Make a one-off donation for any amount or a monthly amount by credit or debit card.

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Every penny of your donation will be used to deliver a hot nutritious meal to the elderly and vulnerable in our community.

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You will have helped us achieve our target of delivering 1000 meals over the winter period and made a real difference.

HELP US TO PROVIDE MORE MEALS

With soaring fuel costs and rising food prices, that is the decision facing millions of pensioners this winter living in fuel poverty and dependent of pension credit.


In the Greater Dartmoor area approximately 15% of all people over the age 65+ are living in poverty.

That equates to over 10,000 people, many of these pensioners will face making tough decisions about whether to pay for heating or food this winter

 

Over the past 3 years over 500 people have been admitted to Devon hospitals with malnutrition, that is 3 time the national average. Treating malnourished patients is estimated to cost health services £8891.81 per person .

 

There comes a point where you just can't put more clothes on! 


We are trying to raise £6500 to provide 1000, hot nutritious meals, delivered by the Royal Voluntary Service to those elderly and vulnerable residents living in our community, that simply cannot afford to eat.


By donating the cost of a dinner, every single penny will go to providing meals for the vulnerable elderly residents in our communities.

 

Donate Your Dinner and make sure that an elderly person does not go hungry this winter.  


Thank you.

Click the button above to donate via our PayPal page.  You can donate any amount you like using a credit/debit card or paypal account.  You can make your donation a one-off or a monthly contribution (cancel any time).

Did You Know?

1.3 million

Estimates suggest 1.3 million people over 65 suffer from malnutrition, and the vast majority (93%) live in the community


That's almost 1 in 3 elderly people.

(Source: Malnutrition Task Force)



500+

People admitted to hospital for malnutrition since the 'Meals on Wheels' service stopped.


That's 3 times the average.

(Source: NHS Digital)

£8891

Treating malnourished patients is estimated to cost health services £8891 per person per year.


The comparable cost of a hot meal service was just £3018 per person.

(Source: Malnutrition Task Force)

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