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Making a positive difference

Barchester’s Charitable Foundation is a registered charity that helps older people and adults with a disability across England, Scotland & Wales. Our focus is about connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community, and we support applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged.

Your donations help support these people

200477 Eileen @Ness

Walking wheels providing freedom

Specialist equipment for disabled people provides freedom and independence for a long time to come.

200294 Magpie Dance

Activities moving online

During the Covid-19 pandemic we have provided grants for online group activities helping people to stay active and connected.

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Activities for older people

We provide funding for groups activities such as physical exercise, arts and crafts, flower arranging, music therapy and singing.


Natalia is thrilled

We help with many different types of mobility equipment, specific to the needs and situation of each individual.

Elders Voice

Green outdoor space

Outdoor space where people can get social, healthier and happier is more important now than ever.


Nicola on the move

Mobility equipment is key to getting people living with a disability out and about in their local community and giving them independence.

What's happening and who we've helped

simmie lock
Individuals we've helped
/ August 2022

Earlier this year we awarded a funding contribution to a lovely lady called Simmie. This was to enable her to enjoy a canal boat holiday.

Gary Washbrook
Fundraising for us
/ August 2022

We are delighted to introduce our 2022 London Marathon runner, Gary Washbrook. Gary is Head of Maintenance at Barchester’s Wimborne Care Home in Hayling Island and can normally be found keeping everything in good working order at the home.  However, on Sunday October 2nd, Gary will be putting down…

Ben and Iona 22
Fundraising for us
/ July 2022

Huge congratulations to our amazing runners Iona Beckett and Ben Bownass who completed the ASICS London 10k on Sunday 10th July.

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