Cake with a conscience!

Visitors to the Washburn Heritage Centre Tea Room have been enjoying ‘cake with a conscience’ with the proceeds of bakers’ expenses being donated to HELP. Over £450 has already been raised by the volunteers involved in the running of the Tea Room within the Heritage Centre at Fewston Church. HELP was chosen as the nominated [...]

By |2021-07-20T15:17:47+01:00July 20th, 2021|HELP|Comments Off on Cake with a conscience!

Frances Elliot, CEO of Harrogate and District Community Action awarded MBE

Frances Elliot, our Harrogate & District Community Action CEO, has received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of her services to the community during the Covid 19 pandemic. Frances has been involved in the district’s vibrant voluntary sector for ten years. For nine of these years, she led the Harrogate Easier [...]

By |2021-06-14T11:41:19+01:00June 14th, 2021|HELP|Comments Off on Frances Elliot, CEO of Harrogate and District Community Action awarded MBE

Join Team HELP in this year’s Nidderdale Walk!

Pull on your walking boots and join Team HELP in the district's biggest charity fundraiser! We're looking for people to take part in the challenge of their choice in this year's Nidderdale Charity Walk & Run taking place on Sunday 5th September organised by the fantastic team at the Rotary Club of Harrogate. The annual [...]

By |2021-05-25T14:49:41+01:00May 25th, 2021|HELP|Comments Off on Join Team HELP in this year’s Nidderdale Walk!

CLAD Safety makes a visible difference to HELP

CLAD Safety has donated 125 hi-vis vests for use by volunteers supporting the work of local charity, the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP). HELP’s team will wear the donated hi-vis vests while volunteer marshalling at the Covid-19 vaccination centres in Harrogate and Ripon. The HELP volunteers are playing their role alongside volunteers from the district’s [...]

By |2021-03-25T09:47:48+00:00March 25th, 2021|Harrogate, HELP, Knaresborough, Ripon|Comments Off on CLAD Safety makes a visible difference to HELP

We’re recruiting!

Four opportunities to join our friendly team We're delighted to be recruiting for four new part time posts with our team at HADCA and HELP in Harrogate and Ripon: Harrogate Community House Property Manager - part time Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 15th March 2021 Interviews to take place Wednesday 24th March 2021 Support [...]

By |2021-03-03T09:51:20+00:00March 3rd, 2021|HELP|Comments Off on We’re recruiting!

#NeverMoreNeeded – the volunteers making a difference across the district

Our incredible Here to HELP volunteers have now supported the people of Harrogate and Ripon on nearly 6,000 occasions, helping the local community stay safe and well during the Covid crisis. We’ve asked a few of them to give their thoughts on what being part of the Here to HELP team means to them and [...]

By |2021-02-17T09:40:07+00:00February 17th, 2021|HELP|Comments Off on #NeverMoreNeeded – the volunteers making a difference across the district

Milestone moment for Here to HELP volunteers

Here to HELP volunteers on the frontline of Covid-19 support in Harrogate and Ripon have carried out an incredible 5,000 tasks to keep the local community safe at home during the pandemic. Our Here to HELP volunteers have been assisting individuals and families with both practical and emotional support since the Covid-19 crisis began in [...]

By |2021-01-18T12:05:33+00:00January 18th, 2021|HELP|Comments Off on Milestone moment for Here to HELP volunteers

HELP Grand Christmas Raffle

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas raffle by purchasing tickets and donating prizes. Through your generosity, we've raised a tremendous £3000 which has beaten all previous records. Thank you. Here is a list of our winning ticket numbers and we will be in touch with all our prize winners. Prize Winning [...]

By |2020-12-17T13:44:01+00:00November 18th, 2020|HELP|Comments Off on HELP Grand Christmas Raffle

We’re recruiting!

Two opportunities to join our friendly team We're delighted to be recruiting for two new part time (temporary) posts with our team at HADCA and HELP. Admin Assistant, 15 hours per week (temporary to 31/12/20 initially) Deadline: 9am, Wednesday 30 September Digital Information Assistant, 15 hours per week (temporary to 31/03/21) Deadline: 9am, Wednesday 30 [...]

By |2020-09-16T15:19:43+01:00September 16th, 2020|HELP|Comments Off on We’re recruiting!

Hold a ‘Social against Social Isolation’ virtual fundraiser

“My befriender is excellent and has made the lockdown more bearable for me. I would be lost without her.” (HELP befriending client) Staying connected is good for us. In these socially distanced times that can be difficult for many of the people we support. That's why our voluntary befrienders make over 100 calls each week [...]

By |2020-06-25T12:28:36+01:00June 25th, 2020|charity, Fundraising, Harrogate, HELP, Ripon|Comments Off on Hold a ‘Social against Social Isolation’ virtual fundraiser

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