Carers Trust is here to make life a little bit easier for those dedicating their lives to caring for their loved ones.
But we need your help. Be a good egg and hold a Britain’s Best Breakfast event – you can help raise awareness and much-needed funds for the UK’s unpaid carers.
If you buy your breakfast or morning coffee on the way to work why not make it at home instead and donate what you save to help support carers?
Don't know where or how to get started? Bert the Egg has answered all your brekkie questions below! If he's missed something then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
When and where can I host a breakfast?
You can host your fabulous breakfast whenever and wherever you like – at home, at school or in the workplace, we want you to invite your family, friends or colleagues to a breakfast.
How can I donate?
Whatever you choose to do for your Britain's Best Breakfast event, the important thing is that your guests make a donation.
You can give by donating via our website or by texting CARE to 70660 and donating £3 to Carers Trust.
If breakfast really isn't your thing then you can still support the campaign by donating online or using the text to give number above.
Are there any materials I can use?
We have several downloadable materials you can use for brekkie ideas and to promote your brilliant breakfast event:
- Britain's Best Breakfast event invitation poster (PDF 2.8MB)
- Young carer Marlon poster (PDF 284KB)
- Older carer Kate poster (PDF 406KB)
- Breakfast ideas leaflet (PDF 3KB)
- Bert the Egg's top tips to hosting a breakfast (PDF 1.4MB)
- Bert the Egg's eggquisite recipe book (PDF 5MB)
What sort of breakfast can I make?
There's no limit to your breakfast creativity!
Whip up a simple fry-up, put on a brekkie bake sale or take inspriation from some of our previous Britain's Best Breakfast hosts below:
School kids tucked into their Britain's Best Breakfast baps and raised vital money to support unpaid carers:
— King's St Alban's (@KingsStAlbans) October 14, 2016
Carers Trust Network Partner, Hartlepool Carers, hosted a fantastic Mad Hatters Tea Party Breakfast event:
— Hartlepool Carers (@HpoolCarers) October 18, 2016
Great British Bake Off finalist, Miranda Gore Browne, shows us how to make her delicious Early Bird Muffins in her video: