Britain’s Best Breakfast

Last changed: Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Be a good egg!

Take part in Britain’s Best Breakfast 10-16 October 2016 to raise much-needed funds for unpaid Yorkshire carers. Carers’ Resource is taking part in a fundraising initiative set up by the Carers’ Trust to help the UK’s 7 million unpaid carers. Get in touch if you want to be involved and we’ll send you some Yorkshire tea, kindly donated by Taylors of Harrogate, to get you started. One in eight adults is a carer so it is an issue which affects every family at some time. Help us to support local carers –  take part and together we can make a big difference. Any money you raise will be used to help local carers.

How you can be a Good Egg

  • Invite friends round and share a breakfast and ask them to make a donation to help local carers

How businesses can be Good Eggs

  • Organise a breakfast event
  • Have our collecting tin on display and ask for a donation eg the price of a breakfast or a cup of coffee
  • Host a breakfast meeting for colleagues and clients
  • Run a Breakfast tombola
  • How about a best muffin competition
  • Get colleagues together to share breakfast and make a contribution to Carers’ Resource

How schools can be Good Eggs

  • Organise a breakfast event or a fun breakfast quiz
  • Breakfast tombola
  • Guess the number of Cheerios in a bowl
  • Have a Pyjama day
  • Make tea and toast for teachers
  • Pancake flipping competition
See how we help local young carers. Or come up with your own eggciting ideas!

How your donation will help

  • £60 – We support local young carers aged 7 – 18. A break from caring during the school holidays or one-to-one mentoring can make such a difference.
  • £25 – Exhausted, worried and isolated. Carers can be feeling any of these. Your gift means we can provide one-to-one support to carers when they need it most.
  • £15 – Makes Christmas special for a young carer by providing a treat.
  • £12 – Keeps 5 isolated carers in touch with us for one year via our newsletter, Choices.