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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

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

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

Insurance broker, Bluefin, digs in for charity

Office workers from the Harrogate branch of insurance broker, Bluefin, recently swapped their suits for jeans as they lent a hand gardening with Help at Home, the practical gardening and decorating service operated by the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP). Two teams of colleagues each volunteered an afternoon of their time to weed and tidy [...]

By | 2016-08-22T12:42:28+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|charity, Harrogate, Volunteers|Comments Off on Insurance broker, Bluefin, digs in for charity

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

HELP volunteer shortlisted for NYCC Community Award

Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) volunteer, Jane Lishman, has been shortlisted to receive the 'Volunteer of the Year' Award in the forthcoming North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) Community Awards. Jane is one of five shortlisted volunteers from across North Yorkshire whose outstanding commitment to volunteering has been recognised by organisers of the Community Awards. This [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:15+00:00 August 11th, 2016|charity, HELP, Volunteering|Comments Off on HELP volunteer shortlisted for NYCC Community Award

CASE STUDY: Covance and AMS lend a helping hand

Local people in Harrogate are benefiting from a new partnership between HELP, Covance Laboratories and AMS Limited. HELP supports older people, those living with a disability or those who are vulnerable, to live independently in their own homes. The help they provide includes a gardening, decorating and odd jobs service ‘Help at Home’ for those [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:15+00:00 August 8th, 2016|HELP, Help at Home|Comments Off on CASE STUDY: Covance and AMS lend a helping hand

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