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Handyman scheme to benefit from Bilton Gala fund

HELP has received a donation of £500 from the Bilton Community Fund to support its practical Help at Home service. The money will be used to support their work helping residents in the Bilton area with odd jobs, decorating and gardening. The donation was awarded following the Bilton Gala Committee's decision to donate the savings [...]

By | 2018-05-10T13:16:35+00:00 May 10th, 2018|charity, Harrogate, HELP, Help at Home|Comments Off on Handyman scheme to benefit from Bilton Gala fund

Funding boost from Freemasons

The Harrogate Easier Living Project has received a financial donation of £11,000 from the Freemasons' province of Yorkshire West Riding at its annual meeting held at Harrogate's Royal Hall. The funding boost was part of a £90,000 “major grants” windfall awarded to five charities from the region’s Freemasons. It will enable the charity to replace [...]

By | 2018-05-10T10:06:59+00:00 May 10th, 2018|charity, Fundraising, HELP, Help at Home|Comments Off on Funding boost from Freemasons

See HELP’s ‘Helping Hands’ tree at the Knaresborough Christmas Tree Festival

HELP will be exhibiting their 'Helping Hands' tree at the Knaresborough Tree Festival, being held at St John's Church, Knaresborough from 1-10 December. Constructed from salvaged wood by Andy from the Help at Home team, the tree's leaves have been fashioned from hand prints created by the charity's elderly clients and children from Woodlands Nursery. Willing [...]

By | 2017-11-30T14:45:59+00:00 November 30th, 2017|charity, HELP, Help at Home, Knaresborough, Volunteers|Comments Off on See HELP’s ‘Helping Hands’ tree at the Knaresborough Christmas Tree Festival

Nest Kitchens joins up with Help at Home

Help at Home clients recently benefitted from the skills of joiner, Simon from Yorkshire-based Nest Kitchens. Usually busy at work installing bespoke kitchens, Nest Kitchens kindly offered Simon’s services to the Help at Home team. Over the few days Simon was with the team, he set to work refitting and repairing doors, as well as [...]

By | 2017-11-16T14:03:45+00:00 November 16th, 2017|charity, Harrogate, HELP, Help at Home, Knaresborough, Volunteering|Comments Off on Nest Kitchens joins up with Help at Home

Envirovent goes out in the open air with Help at Home

A team of employees from Envirovent recently went out into the open air to do a morning's gardening with the Help at Home team. The volunteers set to work digging, pruning and weeding to completely transform an elderly client's garden from its overgrown state into a neat, manageable space. The volunteering was organised as part [...]

By | 2017-08-08T11:11:11+00:00 August 8th, 2017|charity, Harrogate, Help at Home|Comments Off on Envirovent goes out in the open air with Help at Home

Ashville College hosts afternoon tea for Opening Doors clients

Students and staff from Ashville College, Harrogate recently welcomed clients and volunteers from HELP's Opening Doors service to the College. Guests were invited to afternoon tea, where they enjoyed music and dance recitals from the school's students. The guests, who are all either older or living with disability, enjoyed the opportunity to chat with the [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 February 9th, 2017|charity, Fundraising, HELP, Help at Home, Opening Doors|Comments Off on Ashville College hosts afternoon tea for Opening Doors clients

Belzona volunteering boost for Help at Home service

Staff from Harrogate based company, Belzona Polymerics, have recently lent a helping hand volunteering with the Help at Home service. Employees Marina Silvi and Tom Belli both volunteered their time to assist with practical jobs for the charity's older and vulnerable clients around the Harrogate District. Tom  has helped out with both gardening and decorating. [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Help at Home, Volunteering, Volunteers|Comments Off on Belzona volunteering boost for Help at Home service

HELP celebrates milestones

Local charity, the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) has recently achieved several milestones delivering its services to older and vulnerable people in the Harrogate District. Volunteer car drivers with the charity's Driving Force service have notched up their 1000th journey since May, with drivers carrying out an average of 40 journeys every week for passengers [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Driving Force, Harrogate, HELP, Help at Home, Volunteering, Volunteers|Comments Off on HELP celebrates milestones

Autumn edition of ‘Relay’, the HELP newsletter is out now

You can download the newsletter here help-autumn-newsletter-2016-final

By | 2016-10-27T13:52:18+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Driving Force, Fundraising, HELP, Help at Home, Opening Doors|Comments Off on Autumn edition of ‘Relay’, the HELP newsletter is out now

Nest Kitchens lends a helping hand

Yorkshire based Nest Kitchens, who design and install bespoke kitchens, recently transformed the kitchen of an elderly client of local charity, the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP). A team from Nest Kitchens set to work to transform the Ripon resident’s kitchen from its cramped state into a practical, clean space better suited to her needs. [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Help at Home, Ripon, Volunteers|Comments Off on Nest Kitchens lends a helping hand

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