Easter appeal Instead of buying an Easter Egg this year please donate the cost of an egg to the Welcome Centre. We support local people in crisis with basic essentials such as food, clothes, toiletries, bedding and household items such as pots and pans. Your donation would go a long way to help us support those individuals and families in crisis. So instead… Read More
There is often a lot of talk about the lack of support the big supermarkets give to charities like us. Talk of food waste, people going hungry and the lack of support for the community. Well we are lucky here in #Huddersfield that Sainsbury‘s Shorehead, have chosen not only to support us with two collection points, a… Read More
As part of a campaign to help raise awareness about the food poverty and hunger that thousands of people across the UK are faced with every day Think Money Group have challenged someone from the Welcome Centre to take part in their £5 for one week food challenge.
They chose £5 as they believe that although it will be incredibly challenging,… Read More
Holmfirth-based environmental educators Fairandfunky had a nice rice surprise for The Welcome Centre
Holmfirth-based environmental educators Fairandfunky had a nice rice surprise for The Welcome Centre.
In September, the group launched the 90kg rice challenge, aiming to sell 90kg of Fair Trade Malawian rice three times over.
The rice challenge was taken on across the area: Fairandfunky led assemblies in… Read More
Huddersfield university final year events management students are hosting a charity dinner and auction to raise money for the Welcome Centre on 25th March 2015.
The venue will be at Huddersfield Golf Club and tickets will be available shortly. All proceeds will help support local people in crisis through the Welcome Centre. More details to follow or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome Centre looking for donations to help spread festive cheer to those struggling to make ends meet
While many residents are getting into the festive spirit, some Huddersfield families in crisis will this year struggle to celebrate at all.
But behind the scenes, the town’s own Santa’s helpers are working around the clock at the Welcome Centre, to help bring Christmas cheer to those most in need.
And now the Lord Street-based team, which provides emergency food… Read More
Workers at a Huddersfield firm opened their doors to neighbouring community groups and showered them with Christmas good cheer!
Syngenta launched its Employees Community Gift scheme earlier this year and has made available a cash fund of £15,000 for local community and voluntary groups.
Workers make donations from their salary and the fund is topped up by the company.
The… Read More
Staff said changes to benefits had made the issue more prolific and thanked local businesses for working with it to tackle food waste
Staff running a Huddersfield food bank have responded to a landmark food poverty report.
Lord Street’s Welcome Centre cheered the proposals outlined in the All Party Parliamentary Group, Feeding Britain’s, report.
In it, contributors… Read More
For generous staff at Wooldale Co-op salvaged food from their dead freezers and chillers and donated it to the food bank based at the Welcome Centre in Huddersfield.
In all, they handed over more than £2,000 worth of meat, dairy products, fruit and vegetables to the centre.
There were even some party food specials for the centre staff to… Read More