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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

HELP! The fab four ways to fundraise for us

HELP! We need somebody! Take a look at our 'Fab four' ways to raise vital funds for our services assisting older and vulnerable people across the Harrogate district so, unlike in the song, their independence won't 'Vanish in the haze'. For more details about the different ways you can get involved, please contact Anna or [...]

By |2018-11-16T11:12:04+00:00November 16th, 2018|charity, Fundraising, HELP|Comments Off on HELP! The fab four ways to fundraise for us

Sainsbury’s Ripon rings up a cash donation for HELP

    HELP's Ripon and Rural Wellbeing Service, has received a cash boost from Sainsbury’s in Ripon. The store has presented a cheque for £2,528 to the Ripon and Rural Wellbeing Service, bringing its fundraising total to almost £3,000 from various activities run in store over the past year. Sainsbury’s has been committed to supporting [...]

By |2017-07-13T14:25:39+01:00July 13th, 2017|Fundraising, HELP, Ripon, Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service|Comments Off on Sainsbury’s Ripon rings up a cash donation for HELP

Charity’s birthday card campaign to help overcome social isolation

Socially isolated older people supported by the Ripon and Rural Wellbeing Service are set to receive birthday greetings from the residents of Burton Leonard. The ‘Birthday Wishes’ scheme invites Burton Leonard residents to donate a birthday card and return it to the village store, together with a small donation. People can bring their own card [...]

By |2017-06-28T12:00:45+01:00June 28th, 2017|charity, HELP, Ripon, Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service|Comments Off on Charity’s birthday card campaign to help overcome social isolation

Voluntary car driving service clocks up the miles

HELP's voluntary car driving services in Ripon and Harrogate have clocked up a new record: Jointly their drivers took passengers on 6,700 trips over the 12 months until end March 2017. The drivers offer their time to help local people, who may otherwise struggle to get out and about. Just some of the journeys include [...]

By |2017-05-22T11:02:14+01:00May 4th, 2017|charity, Driving Force, Harrogate, Ripon, Ripon & Rural Voluntary Car Driving Service, Volunteers|Comments Off on Voluntary car driving service clocks up the miles

Wolseley UK taps into employees’ generosity to make donation to HELP

Staff from Wolseley UK have been holding a series of dress down days to raise much-needed funds for HELP's Ripon and Rural Wellbeing Service. Held over  the past year, staff jointly raised £1,150 for the Wellbeing Service. The donation will be used to support the service's work providing home visits and lunch clubs for over [...]

By |2017-05-22T11:02:14+01:00March 1st, 2017|charity, HELP, Ripon, Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service|Comments Off on Wolseley UK taps into employees’ generosity to make donation to HELP

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+01:00October 5th, 2016|HELP, Ripon, Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service|Comments Off on An opportunity to join our 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+01:00September 7th, 2016|Help at Home, Ripon, Volunteers|Comments Off on Nest Kitchens lends a helping hand

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