Connecting people and local communities
Jeanette Gill Special Awards
London region cycling challenge
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
Walking wheels providing freedom
Specialist equipment for disabled people provides freedom and independence for a long time to come.
Activities moving online
During the Covid-19 pandemic we have provided grants for online group activities helping people to stay active and connected.
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.
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
In August 2021 we awarded funding to a young disabled woman for a beach walker. Jessica received significant burns and life changing injuries as an infant as the result of a household fire, and she is a double amputee above the knee with partial amputation to all fingers.
In September last year we awarded a funding contribution to 'Gelli Life for Living', a group set up to help reduce loneliness and isolation for those living with ill health or a disability in the Welsh valleys. On the 19th October, 33 members of the group went on a trip