Alone

Maria, ALONE befriending volunteer, with her befriended older person, Gladys, 90 years old.

Maria, ALONE befriending volunteer, with her befriended older person, Gladys, 90 years old.

ABOUT ALONE:

ALONE supports older people to age at home. We use individualised care plans to support older people to overcome problems large and small, including loneliness, lack of access to medical services, poverty, homelessness and housing difficulties. ALONE staff provide one point of contact to coordinate services and housing, and assist with reduced hospital admissions and quicker discharges. Our assistive technology provides security and support to age at home. Our volunteers provide friendship and practical help by visiting or telephoning an older person some daily some weekly. Over the past 10 years, ALONE has grown from supporting 200 older people per year to 3,500, and from 45 volunteers to 1,500.

If you wish to take part in the Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of ALONE, you can find out more by calling 01 679 1032, or email Mireya at fundraising@alone.ie

ALONE is a registered charity CHY8259. For more information about ALONE or to sign up as a volunteer, please visit: www.alone.ie

 
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Each week during the 2019 campaign, we will be telling you about causes and charities that are doing great work for others in their community. If you would like your cause to feature here please send your details to info@womensminimarathon.ie and we will be in touch.

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