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

Tea party and cake sale at Hub

Posted on August 6, 2015 - The Hub

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The Hub is holding a Tea party and cake sale on Friday 11th September 10am till 1pm.

The event will celebrate two years of Home-start at the Hub and raise much needed funds for the centre.

All are welcome to come along.

Donations of cakes or raffle prizes would be greatly appreciated.

If you are able to help or support us please contact Nikki on o151-608 8288

For more details click on the link below

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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.

Home-Start Wirral reaches new heights.

Posted on July 5, 2015 - News

Despite recent challenging times, Home-Start Wirral continues to provide much needed support to local families.

Offering crucial support to families going through difficult times since January 2000, Home-Start Wirral started off with their core home visiting family support, growing and diversifying into breastfeeding support, new family support, school readiness projects, along with a whole range of different groups at the ‘Home-Start Hub’.

Home-Start is the largest family support organisation in the UK. From small beginnings, Home-Start Wirral has grown to be one of the largest Home-Starts in the country. 1,253 volunteers have supported 8,171 families and 10,185 children over the last fifteen years.

Eggciting surprise for Wirral children

Posted on April 7, 2015 - The Hub, Uncategorized

EASTER has been made a little more eggciting for children at the Home-Start Hub by Merseyside Police officers.

The collection was co-ordinated by Birkenhead neighbourhood team Constable Claire Walker and Constable Paul Farnworth.

Police mascot “Bobby” and community champion Debbie Layfield – from Tesco’s Bidston store – helped to deliver the eggs as well as a number of raffle prizes.

Officers in the neighbour team have been collecting eggs from local organisations for the last three years.

This year, Easter eggs were kindly donated by Birkenhead YMCA, Tesco in Bidston, ASDA Grange Road and Marks & Spencer in Birkenhead.

Eggs were also delivered to Claire House Children’s Hospice and Arrowe Park Hospital.

 

PC Walker said: “It was a cracking day and the smiles on the children’s faces were absolutely fantastic for me and my colleagues to see.

 “All the children that we came across received an egg and there are a huge amount of eggs left at these locations for children who may be receiving treatment over the Easter period, to hopefully put a smile on their faces!

“It was a real team effort, not just from the officers, who handed out the donations on the day, but also the organisations who kindly donated eggs and gifts whom I’d like to thank.

“It has been a pleasure for us to have brought a little bit of cheer to these children and their parents during what can be a very difficult time.”

Article and write up by the the Wirral Globe: http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/12864891.Eggciting_surprise_for_Wirral_children/

This Mum Can – Website Survey

Posted on March 17, 2015 - News

Dear All,

Home-Start Wirral are gathering information about the amount of physical activity women across Wirral engage in, to assist us in applying for funding in collaboration with “Tranmere in the Community”.
The funding will enable mums and tots to access activities more readily with support from Home-Start Wirral.
Completing this questionnaire will help us to evidence what Home-Start volunteers, families and services want and will gain from the project.
This survey can be filled out by any female…..please pass on the link to help make the project successful!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/thismumcan