Tagged: fundraising

Wirral Coastal Walk 2017

Posted on May 17, 2017 - Fundraising, News

 

The Wirral Coastal Walk is just around the corner and we would like to ask you to join us to help raise much needed funds for Home-Start Wirral.

On Sunday 18th June we will be walking 15 miles along the Wirral Coast.

This event helps us to raise funds and we would like to invite you along!

Sara Atherton will be meeting at Seacombe Ferry at 9am Sunday 18th June and the walk will commence at 9:30am.

If you, a friend or family member would like to take part on behalf of Home-Start Wirral please get in touch!!

For more info
Call: 0151 608 8288
Email: admin@homestartwirral.co.uk

The Grand Home-Start Spring Draw

Posted on March 31, 2017 - Fundraising, News

Raffle tickets are now on sale at the Home-Start Hub and at our Charity Shop for our Spring Draw, which will be held on April 11th.

Prizes not to be missed include a luxury hamper and a picture portrait session at Max Spielmann’s.

Please call in to purchase your tickets before 11th April, and if you can help by selling some as well, that would be very much appreciated, books are available at the hub.

Pop up Charity Shop

Posted on March 11, 2017 - Fundraising, News

 

Home-Start Wirral are always looking for new opportunities to raise funds to continue their important work supporting Wirral families.

We have an opportunity to run a ‘pop up’ charity shop at 29 Seaview Road, Wallasey, CH45 4QN. We have the premises and the stock, but we are short of enough volunteers to make the most of this opportunity.

You don’t have to be a current Home-Start volunteer, so please get in touch if you think you could help.

Please call The Hub 0151 608 8288 or email saraforfar@homestartwirral.co.uk if you can help.

There are various times and different ways you could help between Thursday 16th March and Monday 20th March depending on your commitments.

Click here for more details.

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!

 

Easyfundraising

Posted on February 20, 2016 - Fundraising, News

We’ve just heard that £21.49 is on its way to us, thanks to our fantastic supporters shopping online with easyfundraising!

This money will help Home-Start Wirral continue its amazing work in our community. If you haven’t registered yet to support Home-Start Wirral while you shop online, please do, its completely free!

https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/cau…/homestartnorthwirral

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If you want more information, have a look under ‘About Us’ on the homepage.

Home-Start Wirral Hub break-in.

Posted on December 9, 2015 - News, The Hub

 

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Staff, volunteers and users of the Home-Start Hub in Woodchurch Lane, Prenton, have been left devasted after a break-in on Monday night.

Although the thieves left empty-handed, they caused a considerable amount of damage, ripping the fire alarm off the wall and damaging doors. It will cause a lot of disruption and upset to families using the centre.

Home-Start Wirral is a charity that supports families who are going through difficult times for a variety of reasons, including illness, disability of a child or bereavement.

The ‘Home-Start Hub’ opened at the former premises of the ‘Wirral Toy Library’ in Woodchurch Lane, in 2013.

Funded by various organisations including Wirral Council and public donations, it’s volunteers have supported 8,171 families over the last 15 years and will continue to do so.

 

Tea Party Celebration.

Posted on September 27, 2015 - Fundraising

thank-you-clothesline-752x483finalAn amazing number of people put their healthy eating and diets aside to indulge a fantastic array of cakes and biscuits generously donated by volunteers and staff.

An enticing display of stalls, along with some very gererous raffle prizes, enabled us to raise a whopping £661!

If that was not enough, a staggering £250 was also raised by signing up visitors to our 50/50 club! If you havn’t joined yourself, click here for more information or give the office a ring. Find out what your are missing out on!

A special Home-Start Wirral thankyou for the following individuals and businesses that made the day such a success:

  • Michael Ward
  • Sainsburys Upton
  • Cafe cream, New Brighton
  • Sara Forfar & Mandy Edwards – Homestart charity shop
  • Natalie Hayes – Perfect Beauty
  • Anne Roberts Beauty
  • Michelle Walsh
  • Ann Green
  • Forever Fit, Borough Road
  • Hair Attitude Moreton
  • Optima beauty