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Linley & Simpson Supports HHP

Staff from Harrogate estate agency Linley & Simpson are supporting Harrogate Homeless Project this Christmas. We are extremely grateful to the agency for its support and for the work it is doing to raise awareness of homelessness in our district. An initial donation from the agency has been used to buy an extra 25 sleeping [...]

By | 2018-11-21T22:39:24+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

Hostel Open Day is a Huge Success

Our first ever Open Day was a huge success with dozens of local people taking the opportunity to visit the hostel, see our facilities and meet residents, staff and volunteers. Over a cup of tea and a slice of cake. We were delighted that so many people responded to our invitation to drop in and [...]

By | 2018-11-12T11:29:33+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

Retiring PC’s fundraising challenge

A Harrogate PC is taking on a major fundraising challenge as he embarks on retirement. Harrogate Homeless Project is one of 15 charities benefitting from Graham Wilson's  3,180 mile walk across the UK and Europe. His goal of £500,000 for charity will lead him to establish his own charity, 120 Marathon Man. PC Wilson and [...]

By | 2018-11-21T22:51:26+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Violet store raises £3.5K for Harrogate Homeless Project

Harrogate fashion store Violet has been an incredible supporter of Harrogate Homeless Project since it opened, donating a proportion of its limited edition HGTE sweatshirts towards our running costs. The amount raised for Harrogate Homeless Project through sweatshirt sales has now reached £3,500 and we would like to say a huge thank you to founder [...]

By | 2018-11-12T11:19:08+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

October Open Day

Harrogate Homeless Project is to hold its first ever open day this October to give local people and businesses a chance to see its facilities and hear about its work. The charity has been working to reduce the number of homeless people sleeping rough in the Harrogate district for 27 years. Liz Hancock, CEO of [...]

By | 2018-09-11T22:06:34+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Homeless Not Faceless on Tour

An exhibition by Ripon Workhouse Museum, bringing to life the stories of homeless adults in our region, is going on tour. We were delighted to collaborate with the museum to create the exhibition and we look forward to taking it to the wider public. You can see the exhibition at the following venues: Sept 24-27 [...]

By | 2018-09-11T22:20:29+00:00 September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Uncategorised|0 Comments

SAFE Project – Year One Report

We have now completed the first year of our SAFE (Service for Adults Facing Exclusion) project and we are keen to share some of the outcomes with our supporters. The individuals supported through SAFE are entrenched rough sleepers with severe multiple complex needs. All 7 individuals suffered some form of traumatic experience in childhood and [...]

By | 2018-09-11T22:32:49+00:00 August 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

£50K Fundraising Appeal for Springboard

Our Springboard day centre is a warm and friendly environment offering hot and cold food, shower facilities, a laundry service and professional support and advice. We recently launched a weekly GP service which has been a huge success. Springboard is often our first touchpoint with homeless adults in Harrogate and is a safe space where [...]

By | 2018-09-11T22:10:58+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

Support us in the Local Lotto

Harrogate's Local Lotto launched this month and Harrogate Homeless Project is one of the good causes being supported by the venture. THE LOCAL LOTTO for the Harrogate District is a three way partnership between Harrogate Borough Council, Harrogate and Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service and Two Ridings Community Foundation. Fifty per cent of the money [...]

By | 2018-07-17T11:04:26+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising|Tags: |0 Comments

Homelessness Exhibition at The Workhouse Museum Ripon

We were delighted to collaborate with The Workhouse Museum in Ripon to help them create an exhibition, Homeless Not Faceless. The exhibition runs until July 22nd at the museum and explores the causes of homelessness for people in North Yorkshire through photographs and interviews. Photographer Tim Smith took portrait images or photos of their shoes [...]

By | 2018-06-21T22:09:27+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments