How you can help

 

In response to the Government’s guidance on the Coronavirus pandemic, LEAP has today, 18 March, started a new personal shopper service for some of the most vulnerable people in South Lanarkshire.

Our volunteers will be delivering essential shopping, power card and mobile top ups and prescriptions for FREE to residents in most areas of South Lanarkshire who are self-isolating and are:

  • Aged 50-70 with underlying health conditions;

  • Aged 70 plus with or without underlying health conditions; AND

  • Do not have support from friends or family at this time

 

This service will be available in 18 communities across South Lanarkshire.

By using LEAP’s service customers can be sure of their safety. We will do this by:

  • Using our 27 years of experience of working with older adults;

  • FREE delivery to eligible customers;

  • All staff and volunteers are Disclosure Scotland checked;

  • All staff and volunteers will use precautions to ensure we do not pass on infection; and

  • Payment of your goods will be on delivery of service, with no up-front charges.

 

LEAP is not funded to do this, nor will it make any profit – the service is free. But our volunteers who will do the shopping for vulnerable people will be paid expenses.

We need your help to keep this vital service going. Please give whatever you can to help us reach – or even pass – our target of £10,000 to help us pay of volunteers’ expenses and help with our running costs.

No matter the size of your donation - as one supermarket might say - every little will help.

Thank you.​

Donate through our JustGiving page

Donating Online

This couldn't be simpler - just click on the donate button above. And thanks to everyone who donated to our shopping service through Crowdfunder - you raised an amazing £675.

Setting up a standing order

Give us a call to find out how to set up a standing order from your account.

Raise funds from an event

Run, walk, organise a quiz night, have a car boot sale, or just do whatever you fancy to raise money. Chat to us to see if we can help in any way or go on to our JustGiving page to see how it can help you fundraise.

Become a corporate sponsor

You might have your own business or your company might be looking to sponsor a local charity. Come and talk to us to find out how your sponsorship could help.

Give a legacy donation

Lots more people are now specifically mentioning charities in their wills. If you want to do this, chat to your family first so they know what you are doing and then ask your solicitor to make up or amend your will.

To find out more about donating to LEAP, or how your donation will help us deliver front-line services to people aged 50 and over, call us on 0141 641 5169 or email enquiries@leap-project.co.uk

 

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