Charity

Martin House’s Big Bake for Children’s Hospice Week

Martin House’s Big Bake for Children’s Hospice Week

People across Yorkshire are being called on to hold a Big Bake for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People as part of Children’s Hospice Week.

Martin House is hoping people will come together to hold bake sales and coffee mornings to raise money to support its work caring for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

Local Couple take on Zambian Expedition to raise money for conservation

Local Couple take on Zambian Expedition to raise money for conservation

Steve Popple and Janie Chapelow are taking part in an expedition in Zambia this year to support the elephant conservation charity, Tusk, and Conservation Lower Zambezi in their Environmental Education Programme. The programme forms part of the organisation’s approach to combat poaching of wildlife and natural resource exploitation in and around the Lower Zambezi National Park. Last year’s inaugural campaign raised over £25,000.

York Mind Charity Golf Day – Entries now open

York Mind Charity Golf Day – Entries now open

York Mind Charity Golf Day – Entries now open

We’re excited to invite you to enter the very first York Mind Golf Day at Sandburn Hall on Thursday 5th September!

Former York headteacher David Ellis is the new Captain of Sandburn Hall Golf Club, and has chosen York Mind as his nominated charity for his captain’s year.

Go Orange for UK Independent Lifeboats

Go Orange for UK Independent Lifeboats

It costs around £20,000 per year to keep York Rescue Boat saving lives. To allow York Rescue Boat to carry on saving lives we need your help!

On 22nd & 23rd March we are asking people to donate £2.00 by texting “Goorange” to 70085 and wearing orange for the day. Text cost £2 + a standard message rate from your mobile provider.

MySight York celebrating 40 years of enabling people to live well with sight loss

MySight York celebrating 40 years of enabling people to  live well with sight loss

MySight York is the new name for the city’s long established charity, York Blind & Partially Sighted Society.  The go-to place, right in the centre of the city, to get the support you need, with any form of sight loss, from a friendly and knowledgeable team.

January sees the charity starting a year long series of events celebrating their 40th anniversary.