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HELP volunteers receive recognition at Volunteering Oscars

HELP volunteers have been 'Highly Commended' for the 'Organisation of the Year' title at the recent Harrogate and District Volunteering Awards.  A group of HELP volunteers were presented their certificate at the Volunteering Oscars ceremony at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate on Friday 28th October. The team of 80 volunteers were nominated by Lizzie Hughes [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|charity, HELP, Volunteering, Volunteers|Comments Off on HELP volunteers receive recognition at Volunteering Oscars

Volunteer’s ‘HELP’ earns her volunteer of the year status

Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) volunteer, Jane Lishman, has been named  'Volunteer of the Year’ at the North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) Community Awards held at the Yorkshire Pavilions on 21st October. Jane was one of three shortlisted volunteers from across North Yorkshire who had been nominated for the title due to their outstanding commitment [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Harrogate, HELP|Comments Off on Volunteer’s ‘HELP’ earns her volunteer of the year status

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

An opportunity to join our team

Do you like working with people? Are you a good listener? An opportunity has come up to join our Ripon and Wellbeing Service, which support older and vulnerable people in Ripon and surrounding areas Support Worker Part time, 18 hours per week, Mon, Weds and Thurs Occasional Friday working will be needed, for which time [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 October 5th, 2016|HELP, Ripon, Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service|Comments Off on An opportunity to join our team

Bake Off raises dough for HELP

The team at HELP have been whisking, kneading and mixing to raise cash to support older people across the Harrogate District. HELP held a bake sale at Community House last week to celebrate the 2016 series of Great British Bake Off. Tenants and visitors of the building dug deep and enjoyed treats including Raspberry Puddle Brownie, Gingerbread and [...]

By | 2016-09-27T14:02:43+00:00 September 27th, 2016|HELP|Comments Off on Bake Off raises dough for HELP

Brian joins the team

We are delighted to welcome new recruit Brian who joins our Help at Home team. Brian brings a wealth of health & safety, decorating and DIY experience from both his previous employment and his personal life and will be out and about three days a week supporting our clients across the Harrogate District. Brian joins Andy, [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 September 12th, 2016|HELP|Comments Off on Brian joins the team

Opening Doors to the countryside on trip to Pine Woods

Our Opening Doors members enjoyed a sunny walk along the excellent wheelchair accessible paths in Harrogate's Pinewoods last week. Thanks to the fantastic work of the Pinewoods Conservation Group and their supporters, the paths have opened up the woods to people of all abilities. Our members enjoyed a stroll up to the viewpoint to take [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 September 6th, 2016|HELP|Comments Off on Opening Doors to the countryside on trip to Pine Woods

Celebrate the launch of #GBBO 2016 with HELP

Are you a whizz with a whisk? Do you know your tuiles from your tartes? To celebrate the start of the 2016 series of Great British Bake Off, HELP is encouraging people to make cake for cash by holding their own 'bake off' in aid of the charity. Workplaces, social groups and organisations are great places [...]

By | 2016-08-18T10:17:59+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Fundraising, Harrogate, HELP|Comments Off on Celebrate the launch of #GBBO 2016 with HELP

Sainsbury’s Harrogate raises over £7,000 for HELP

A two year partnership between HELP and three Sainsbury's stores in Harrogate has raised and incredible £7,200 to support older and disabled people in the District. The Wetherby Road superstore and the Leeds Road and Cold Bath Road Local stores have donated the money via their carrier bag scheme, in store initiatives and collecting tins at [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:15+00:00 August 17th, 2016|HELP|Comments Off on Sainsbury’s Harrogate raises over £7,000 for HELP

HELP launches new website

HARROGATE CHARITY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE Local charity, the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) has launched a new website detailing its services available to older or vulnerable people and those living with disability across the Harrogate District. The Harrogate and Ripon based charity offers a range of services designed to assist people with living independently within [...]

By | 2016-08-12T14:11:50+00:00 August 12th, 2016|charity, Fundraising, HELP, Volunteering|Comments Off on HELP launches new website

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