Surviving Winter Appeal
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to have a profound impact on all our lives, we perhaps have a greater empathy than ever before for what it is like to feel vulnerable, lonely and isolated. At this time of year, thoughts inevitably turn to the coming months and the impact that shorter days and colder nights have on the health and wellbeing of older and vulnerable people.
With winter almost upon us, Suffolk is bracing itself for a dramatic increase in individuals and families needing support. Last year our annual Surviving Winter Appeal raised enough money to heat over 1,000 homes and connected hundreds of vulnerable people to other services to help tackle isolation, other physical and mental health issues caused by poor living conditions, debt and a general lack of access to services that could improve their lives.