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HELP ‘cheques out’ of Sainsbury’s partnership

After a fantastic three years of support from Sainsbury’s superstore in Harrogate, HELP has ‘chequed out’ of the partnership with a total donation of over £11,000. HELP was chosen by the store as its Local Charity Partner back in July 2014. As well as the extensive fundraising activities, our services has reaped rewards from the awareness raising [...]

By | 2017-07-05T13:18:22+00:00 July 5th, 2017|charity, Fundraising, Harrogate, Opening Doors|Comments Off on HELP ‘cheques out’ of Sainsbury’s partnership

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

SALTERGATE PUPILS SPREAD CHRISTMAS CHEER AT CHARITY CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

Clients from local charitable project, Opening Doors, were recently provided with musical entertainment from Saltergate Junior School over Christmas lunch held at the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate. The 61 guests, who are all older, have a disability or sensory impairment, were joined by Deputy Mayor of Harrogate Cllr Christine Ryder and her consort, for their annual [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Harrogate, HELP, Opening Doors, Volunteers|Comments Off on SALTERGATE PUPILS SPREAD CHRISTMAS CHEER AT CHARITY CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

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

Charity Hog Roast raises £1,682 for HELP and Pinewoods

A sell out fundraising evening at the Sun Pavilions in association with HELP and the Pinewoods Conservation Group has raised nearly £1,700 for the two charities. More than 150 people enjoyed a Hog Roast, entertainment from community choir All Together Now and a performance by local singer/songwriter Mike Ozen. The Mayor and Mayoress, Councillor Nick [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:15+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Fundraising, HELP, Opening Doors|Comments Off on Charity Hog Roast raises £1,682 for HELP and Pinewoods

Opening Doors clients share memories with students from St Aidan’s

Sixth form students from St Aidan’s Church of England High School recently treated a group of local older people to an afternoon tea with a historical flavour. The guests, who are all clients of local charity the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) Opening Door’s service, were invited to share their memories of Harrogate in years [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:15+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Harrogate, Opening Doors|Comments Off on Opening Doors clients share memories with students from St Aidan’s

Opening Doors’ special guests mark the Queen’s milestone birthday

More than 70 members and volunteers of local charity the Harrogate Easier Living Project have celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday with a celebratory royal tea party at the Cairn Hotel and amongst them were some very special guests. Elizabeth Wilkinson from Knaresborough and Vera Craven from Harrogate are two members of the charity’s Opening Doors [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:15+00:00 April 15th, 2016|charity, Harrogate, Opening Doors|Comments Off on Opening Doors’ special guests mark the Queen’s milestone birthday