Help people live later life well

As a charity, fundraising is vital to Methodist Homes (MHA).

 

We urgently need your help. All of our lives have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic but those in later life, in our care, are particularly vulnerable during this crisis. Fundraising for MHA is more important now than ever.

 

We'll make all of the money you raise go further to help eliminate isolation and loneliness across Britain, enabling people to live later life well.

 

 Whether you're an experienced fundraiser, want to take part in a charity event for the first time or you're thinking of organising a group event, MHA will be with you every step of the way to help you make whatever you decide to do a success. 

 

FIND OUT MORE
 

DO SOMETHING AMAZING…

]
May - Sep

Do The Distance for MHA and take part in a fundraising activity of your choice. From walking, running or cycling, to holding an online workout, take part and ‘Do the Distance’ for MHA your way.   We urgently need your help. All our lives have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic but those in later life, in our care, are particularly vulnerable during this crisis.   Fundraising for MHA has never been more important as we provide life-enha...


Read more
]
13 Sep

Great North Run have partnerered with ViRACE, to bring you an innovative virtual experience with audio clips from the event so that you will hear the sounds of the Great North Run. From an upbeat warm-up led by the legendary Roy Gayle, to chants of OGGY OGGY OGGY, and the iconic roar of the Red Arrows fly-past, it will feel as much like the real event as possible!   Mimicking a race format so that all runners start their Virtual Great North ...


Read more
]
11 Apr

This spectacular half marathon takes in some of the best sights the capital has to offer. You'll pass through four of London's Royal Parks - Hyde Park, Green Park, St James' Park and Kensington Gardens - and past famous sites like Buckingham Palace, the London Eye and the Royal Albert Hall       Why choose Team MHA? As part of our team you’ll receive fantastic support from the moment you sign up, all to way the finish line. We’ll also p...


Read more
]
Apr

Join Team MHA at the Brighton Marathon 2021. The fast and beautiful course of the Brighton Marathon makes this a ‘must do’ on any runners list. Come and experience it for yourself over 26.2 mile course around the vibrant city of Brighton starting at Preston Park.   Take in the sea views, soak up the amazing atmosphere and enjoy a fabulous finish at the beach!   Want to be a part of it all? We’d love to have you on board!     To learn...


Read more
]
Sep

Iceland is a land of incredible beauty. Its wild volcanic landscapes, glaciers, hot springs, sprouting geysers and thundering waterfalls, combined with its rich history and folklore make it a fascinating country to explore. This awesome trek takes us across the Landmannalaugar route through one of the most actively volcanic and alien landscapes in Iceland. Although the duration is short, the days are long and the terrain is very challenging w...


Read more
]
03 Oct

Join Team MHA at the world’s largest fundraising event!   The London Marathon is one the most famous runs in the world. Join 45,000 other runners on this legendary course through the streets of London and past some of the most iconic sites in the capital including Buckingham Palace, Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and the Houses of Parliament. What's more, the atmosphere is absolutely electric!     Want to be a part of it all? We’d love to have ...


Read more
]
10 Oct

The Supersonic 10K is a fantastic flat and fast course, great for setting a quick time or for a chance to take in the stunning Bournemouth coastline at your own pace. Starting and finishing near the Run Bournemouth Hub in the Lower Gardens, this beautiful coastal route heads along Undercliff Drive past some of the lovely Beach Huts, before turning back towards Bournemouth.   The Supersonic 10K route allows runners the rare opportunity to run...


Read more
]
17 Oct

The Great South Run takes you through Portsmouth, following a 10 mile route around the city passing the famous Historic Dockyard at Victory Gate, Spinnaker Tower, and finishing on the seafront with beautiful views of the Isle of Wight.   The course is fast, flat and fun, with fantastic crowds and music to keep you going. It’s the perfect race for beginners and experienced runners alike. Finally, the flat stretch along the sea front to the fi...


Read more
]
Jan - Dec

Experience the exhilarating feeling of flying solo through the clouds at up to 120mph in this incredible charity challenge to help tackle loneliness in later life! This is the real thing for those who really want to learn what skydiving is all about! Learning to skydive solo is a big challenge and you will start with a full day's training including practical and classroom sessions covering all areas of making a solo skydive from 10,000 feet! ...


Read more
]
Jan - Dec

Experience the thrill of jumping and free-falling in a sponsored tandem skydive to help beat loneliness for older people! A tandem skydive is the easiest and most popular of all skydives. After just 30 minutes of training you get to jump strapped to a British Parachute Association (BPA) qualified tandem instructor who does all of the hard work for you, allowing you to enjoy the exhilarating feeling of flying through the clouds from over 10,00...


Read more

Take to the skies in a solo parachute jump to help beat loneliness and social isolation for older people! For a once in a lifetime adrenaline rush that you'll never forget, challenge yourself to a solo parachute jump!   This event is split in two parts, on the first day you will undergo training on all aspects of the jump. On the following day you will take to the skies to perform your jump from 3,000 feet using a parachute canopy securely ...


Read more

Why Choose Us?

We've been improving the lives of older people for almost 75 years. With your help, we will help many more.

All of the money raised through our fundraising allows us to provide services such as our award-winning Live at Home community groups, as well as other life enhancing services and facilities at our care homes and retirement living communities.

 

Our fundraising efforts also support our music therapy service for people living with dementia and chaplaincy pastoral support for residents, their families and our colleagues. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.

 

The money you raise will go towards supporting projects such as:
1

£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.

2

£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.

3

£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.

Together, we can change later life...
Celebrate the real-life success stories of some of the older people your fundraising has helped us to support Find Out More