National disability charity Motability is calling for supporters to join in with their Tea Party campaign during August.
From 26 to 30 August, people are being encouraged to hold tea parties at home or in work, clubs and societies to raise funds for disabled people around the UK.
A number of celebrity chefs and bakers have donated recipes to inspire those taking part, including Great British Bake Off finalists James Morton and Brendan Lynch, as well as health and fitness expert Rosemary Conley. Their recipes are available online, along with a free Motability fundraising pack, which provides tea party hosts with invitations, tips for a successful event and other recipes.
“Why not put the kettle on, invite your friends and family round and hold a tea party in aid of Motability,” said Gary Parker, Individual Giving Manager at Motability. “All of the money raised will be used to support disabled people who cannot afford the right car or adaptations for their needs, or help young disabled people with driving lessons.”
The free fundraising packs are available to download from the Motability website or they can be sent out. Supporters can contact the Fundraising team to request a pack on 0845 166 8786 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Motability’s charitable work relies on voluntary income and aims to raise around £2.5 million each year to help customers who would otherwise be unable to afford the mobility solution they need. This income is raised through charitable trust and foundation donations, corporate support, individual fundraising and from trading activity.