Community Cards coordinator Nigel Clews said ‘The project has been so overwhelmed with donations of cards since Christmas we decided to hold ‘The Great BIG Card Sorting Day’. Held at Newsome South Methodist Church on Tuesday 21st Feb, it proved to be a fantastic idea with 19 volunteers giving up hours of time to sort the mountain of cards. Ellie… Read More
To all our supporters that offer us everything from a tin of fruit right through to large cash donations we’d like to say thank you to each of you. Your support whether a one off donation or regular giving allows us to continue helping local people in crisis.
Once again Holmfirth High School have held another successful campaign to raise food and toiletry donations for the Welcome Centre. Organised by Mr Clews, a teacher at the school, the appeal is in it's 5th year and provides the centre with a mini bus full of goods each time. Thank you to all the students,… Read More
On behalf of all the clients, volunteers, staff and Trustees of the Welcome Centre a huge thank you to each of you who have donated this Christmas. Our shoe box appeal and reverse advent calendar was a great success along with our 50p challenge. We received over 500 shoe boxes filled with little luxuries, basic… Read More
For the second year running musicians came together nationally to support people in crisis. This year our local event supported The Welcome Centre. Food Bank and More and One Good Turn Charity MBE - Calderdale A huge thanks to Nick and all the musicians and organisers who raised £450 for each charity along with food and… Read More
Fair and Funky were back at Honley High School leading a Year 7 assembly all about Fairtrade, re-launching the rice challenge from JTS - Just Trading Scotland and collecting their rice donations which were delivered to The Welcome Centre. Food Bank and More! The Rice Challenge is Back! Each year fairandfunky take on the 90kg rice challenge from their… Read More