Glasgow's Golden Generation

Richard donald

Assistant Director and Fundraising Manager

Fundraising

Glasgow’s Golden Generation supports over 2500 older adults each year, at a cost of £400 per person. The charity is only able to continue its work in communities of Glasgow because of the generosity of its supporters.

There are many ways of how you can support our work, including through the giving of regular donations, fundraising events, runs and challenges.

Fundraise for us

It’s easy to fundraise for Glasgow’s Golden Generation and we’ll be with you every step of the way. You can hold a bake sale, a sponsored cycle,  pick us as your YPI charity or do anything that you enjoy! For help and support, email our Partnerships Fundraising Manager who will help you get started and assist with JustGiving pages, logos and anything else you need.

KILTWALK - SUNDAY 26th APRIL 2020

Join the Kiltwalk Glasgow 2020 and raise vital funds for Glasgow’s Golden Generation, our charity caring for the elderly in their Autumn years… 🍂

We’re offering a discounted registration fee of £10 for The Mighty Stride (22.6 Miles) or Big Stroll (15 Miles), and £5 for The Wee Wander (6 Miles)

Register your interest by calling our Fundraising Office on 0141 221 9924 or send an e-mail over to: richard.donald@glasgowgg.org.uk

Once you’ve paid your deposit, the sign up is a ‘walk in the park’ – we’ll give you a promo code to be used when you register on the Kiltwalk portal.

Please remember to select ‘Glasgow’s Golden Generation’ from the drop-down menu to ensure your sponsorship + 40% is donated to our charity.

The Kiltwalk will then provide you with sponsor forms and automatically set you up with an online fundraising page via everydayhero UK.

Go #TeamGGG for the Glasgow Kiltwalk 2020! 🏅

SKYDIVE - SATURDAY 13th JUNE 2020

Get ready for a unique opportunity to join Glasgow’s Golden Generation’s sponsored Skydive, an enthralling experience to fly through the skies in order to raise funds for an amazing cause!

After all: “those who don’t jump, will never fly…”

Book now for £25! This deposit books your place and covers insurance. We’ll soon be in touch with a full information pack with FAQ’s, booking form and sponsor forms for collecting those vital donations.

Please note: all participants must be of reasonable health. Age restrictions apply: the minimum age is 16+ by law, for under 18’s, parental / guardian consent is required.

Paragon Skydiving Club is midway between Perth and Dundee at the Errol Airfield. Address: Paragon Skydiving, Errol Airfield, Perthshire, PH2 7TB

For more infornation please visit: www.paragonskydiving.co.uk/faq

To register your interest for any of the fundraising events please contact us on: 0141 221 9924 or e-mail Richard Donald at: richard.donald@glasgowgg.org.uk

CORPORATE SUPPORT

Over the past 70 years, GGG has been supported by many organisations in the community including schools, businesses and churches. If you’d like to support GGG or become one of our Corporate Partners, please click here for more information. 

We will also be seeking sponsorship for our Ladies Afternoon Tea which will be held again in 2020 and would be delighted to discuss this with you.

We’ve partnered with McClure Solicitors to provide free wills, a free will review, and special price power of attorney. All that we ask for in return is for you to consider making a donation to Glasgow’s Golden Generation. You can also make a gift in your will to Glasgow’s Golden Generation and we have put together a helpful guide on how to do this.

McClure’s have also kindly supplied some help videos.

You can access the video for guidance on free wills here

If you wish to learn more about free will reviews head over here

Want to know more about Power of Attorney? You’ll find it here

Please call 0800 8521 999 for more info.

Glasgow's Golden Generation

Established in 1948, Glasgow’s Golden Generation has been supporting older adults in communities of Glasgow for over 70 years. This year Glasgow’s Golden Generation is holding a variety of fundraising events once again including a Ladies Afternoon Tea.

Additionally, the charity has launched the Autumn Leaves Fund which is a way to remember a loved one by supporting another older adult in their Autumn Years.

Richard Donald

Assistant Director and Fundraising Manager

Challenge Events

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Glasgow’s Golden Generation is recruiting participants for a selection of challenge events in 2020.

May 2020

Dalai Lama Trek

A fantastic five day trekking adventure through the colourful region of North India, which lies in the heart of the world’s highest mountain range. Spectacular, spiritual and sublime – just some of the words to describe this fascinating country. Explore the Kingdom of Gaddi, pass Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries with the spectacular Himalayan mountain range as our backdrop. We end this incredible challenge with time to explore the incomparable Taj Mahal, the greatest monument to love ever built, so join us and discover India!

12th September 2020 to 20th september 2020

Great Wall of China Trek

Join us on a majestic 9 day trekking adventure and conquer the twists, turns, steps and slopes of this formidable fortification – the famous Great Wall. As we trek along this iconic Wonder of the World, we’ll cross ancient watch towers and battlement stations to witness magnificent panoramas of luscious, rolling green hills as far as the eye can see!  We’ll climb the iconic Heavenly Ladder and help rebuild part of the wall, a unique privilege exclusive to Global Adventure Challenges, whilst immersing ourselves in stunning scenery and Chinese culture.  You’ll also have the opportunity to explore Beijing, China’s capital where ancient and modern meet, on a free day so why not visit iconic landmarks such as the Forbidden City,Temple of Heaven and the famous Tiananmen Square to name a few.