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In a bad winter, 300 elderly Cumbrians die every year due to cold weather as they are made to choose between heating and eating.

The Big Sleep is held every winter to raise money for Cumbria Community Foundation’s Winter Warmth Appeal – a pot of cash distributed to help older people suffering from rising fuel costs and poor health. In the first four years, the Big Sleep has attracted more than 500 people and raised nearly £100,000 for the appeal.

 

The 2019 Big Sleep was held on Saturday 9th March in front of the Low Wood Bay Hotel, on the shore of Lake Windermere.

Please click here  to download The Big Sleep poster.

 

 

 

Please click here to make a donation to the Winter Warmth Appeal via BT My Donate

Total raised this winter          

#cc3028 Raised £153,925 towards the £150,000 target.

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