Case Studies and News

Exciting merger with Elizabeth Baxter Hostel

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The Silver Lady Fund is delighted to announce a merger with The Elizabeth Baxter Hostel, a charity that has been helping vulnerable women in London for over 100 years. The merger of the two charities brings their existence full circle as the charities were run as one from the early 1900’s and only…

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Re-united father receives vital grant

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£700 was awarded to a young father with 3 primary school age children. The three children had been living abroad with their mother but were returned to their father when social services became aware of the abuse they were experiencing. The safe return of his children was a huge relief to the father,…

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The single-handed fight for women’s health in Madagascar

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Supporting a project overseas can be a daunting venture, but if you find the right project with a trusted and reliable partner, it can also be extremely rewarding. Having received an unexpected inheritance, Linda was keen to use part of it to help others less fortunate than herself. She got in touch with…

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Clean water initiative supported in Madagascar

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Project Magnampy is an innovative water and sanitation initiative operating in south east Madagascar, where more than 65% of the population live without access to a clean drinking water source, and just 14% have safe sanitation facilities. One of the poorest countries in the world, toilets are still the exception not the norm…

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Continued support for homeless drop in centres

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For many years the Silver Lady Fund has been supporting drop in centres for the homeless and rough sleeping. As well as providing food and counselling for those who visit the centre – including support on how to make the transition back into housing – the initiative also sends outreach workers onto the…

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