Be A Santa To A Senior

Home Instead’s ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ (BASTAS) campaign aims to give back to older people in our local community. It’s an opportunity to touch the lives of older people who may be lonely during the festive period and who may not receive a present this Christmas. This year, with your help, we would like to make it even bigger, spreading even more festive cheer, working towards making Be a Santa to a Senior a significant campaign.

BASTAS continues to be well supported by local organisations, retailers, local businesses, and local people who kindly purchased and donated the gifts really loved the idea that they were helping real people in their community. Most importantly, the recipients of the gifts were thrilled to think that they were being remembered with a treat at Christmas which was given by a local person.

This is a wonderful scheme to get involved in; it’s obviously a hugely rewarding thing to do and something which is very close to our hearts - providing for and supporting older people. It allows you and us, to make a real difference in our community.

If you would like to get involved, we have local drop off points where you can leave your gift at

                The Retford Enterprise Centre, Retford

                Taste Café, Retford

                The Imperial Tea Rooms, Retford

                Retford Leisure Centre

                Retford Post 16