Tagged: Community

IDEA’S

Posted on April 30, 2017 - The Hub

with IDEA’S – our new play project pilot

We are looking for current volunteers interested in taking part in our brand new pilot project called IDEA’s

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  • Discover
  • Explore
  • Adventures

The project will support families with children up to the age of 8 years old who struggle to engage with their children’s learning and have limited play opportunities. The aim is to help families develop creative indoor activities and access outdoor space with their children.

Volunteers will be asked to attend a training day on the 18th May 2017, here at The Home-Start Wirral Hub. This will be followed by four group sessions, where they will support parents and their children,  implementing what they have learnt.

 If you are interested give us a ring on:
0151 608 8288 or e-mail jessicagaskell@homestartwirral.co.uk

The ‘Co-op Way’ to success

Posted on April 23, 2017 - Fundraising, News

 

The funding period for our project here at Home-Start Wirral, ended on 8 April 2017.

We have been awarded an amazing total of £1,946.30 that can be used towards creating a stimulating new soft play area, for children with disabilities.

Home-Start Wirral is one of more than 4,000 causes across the UK who have benefitted from the Local Community Fund, continuing to make a real difference in their local communities.

This funding comes from Co-op members and customers, a big ‘Home-Start Wirral’ thank you to everyone that has made our involvement such a successful one.

Course of Preparation

Posted on April 13, 2017 - News, Volunteers

Home-Start Wirral are looking to recruit family support volunteers who may be interested in supporting families dealing with mental health issues.

If you think you could make a difference to parents and children facing great difficulties, this ten week course could be just for you.

It may be that you would like to give something back to your local community, perhaps return the support you once received from Home-Start, or maybe just share similar experiences.

Whatever your motives, and they could be many, give us a ring and find out if this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

Starting Tuesday 9th May — 9.30am to 2.30pm
Carr Bridge Community Centre
Carr Bridge Road
Birkenhead
CH49 8EU
Call the office on 0151 608 8288 or e-mail jessicagaskill@homestartwirral.co.uk

The Co-op Local Community Fund

Posted on January 2, 2017 - Fundraising, News, The Hub

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The ‘Home-Start Wirral Hub’ has been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. It means that we will get a contribution towards helping us to provide crucial early support for young children with a disability with funding for a new soft play area for them to enjoy. But we need your help! The more support we get, the more funding we could receive. So if you’re a Co-op Member log in to your Co-op Membership account by clicking here, and choose us. If you’re not a member, please join and support us!

How the fund works for you and the Home-Start Wirral Hub.

Every time you as a Co-op member, buys Co-op branded products and services, from buying a loaf of bread to planning a funeral, 5% of what you spend goes into your Co-op Membership account, which you can spend immediately or save for later.

In addition,  the Co-op gives 1% of what you spend on its products to community projects selected by a Co-op store near your home. You can choose which cause your own 1% goes to. If you don’t, it is shared out between the causes of your nearest Co-op.

New causes are chosen every 6 months, the Home-Start Wirral Hub is registered as a cause until 18th March 2017.

Are you within 15 miles of the Home-Start Wirral Hub?
Login to your Co-op account and back our project!
As of the 1st January 2017, £1,182.55 has been raised so far.
There is still time for you to make a difference!

 

Asda staff celebrate 50th anniversary with a donation to Home-Start Wirral.

Posted on July 28, 2015 - News, Recent Event

STAFF from Asda in Birkenhead celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary with a donation of more than £8,000 and a cake to Home-Start Wirral.
Customers and colleagues at the store were asked to nominate local community projects and Home Start Wirral received the most votes, receiving a surprise cake and a £8,695 donation from the Asda Foundation.

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Kelly Jackson, store manager at Asda Birkenhead, said:

“We wanted to give back to a deserving cause in Birkenhead as a huge thank you for the work they do in the community – and Home-Start Wirral really fits the bill.”

“Everybody loves a party and a slice of cake, and as it’s our 50th birthday we wanted to celebrate with everyone who has helped make Asda what it is over the past 50 years.”

Set up in 1988, the Asda Foundation aims to have a positive impact on local communities, by providing support to a range of local good causes, chosen by Asda community life colleagues across the UK.