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Rough Sleepers in Harrogate this Winter

At this time of year we are often asked about the support available for rough sleepers in Harrogate. We are concerned that people may be sleeping out at any time of year and especially during prolonged spells of severe weather. In addition to our hostel facilities, we have a facility which is called No Second [...]

By | 2017-12-30T16:51:43+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Services|0 Comments

Huge thanks to our first Springboard Supporter

Following the recent launch of our corporate fundraising campaign we are thrilled to welcome our first new sponsor, Jacqui Cole of Bakewell Travel. Jacqui read about the campaign in our Winter newsletter and contacted us to say that she would like to sponsor a chair at Springboard in lieu of sending business Christmas cards. Bakewell [...]

By | 2017-12-14T20:34:43+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

Violet Store Supports Harrogate Homeless Project

Violet Store is a beautiful clothing boutique on Cheltenham Mount opened by entrepreneur Sara Shaw in October 2016. Here at HHP we have been very fortunate to benefit from the shop's success thanks to Sara's generosity and support. Sara was recently interviewed by Harrogate Review magazine and explained the reasons behind her decision to donate [...]

By | 2017-12-08T12:57:55+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

Donation from Co-op Community Fund

We were delighted to visit the Co-op store in Starbuck recently to collect a cheque for £1,608.89 from the Coop Local Community Fund donation. Our chairman of Trustees John Harris met Chris Buckley, the manager of the Starbuck Co-op store, along with George Churcher and Luci Archer. Through the Co-op Local Community Fund the organisation [...]

By | 2017-11-28T22:13:45+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

New Ways to Support Harrogate Homeless Project

Harrogate Homeless Project has launched a series of new fundraising initiatives, including a corporate patrons scheme, which it hopes will create greater budget certainty for the charity. The schemes have been designed to make it easier for businesses to get involved and will allow the charity to expand its work to provide the homeless in [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:30:55+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Britain in Bloom Gold for Springboard

Our Springboard gardens were awarded Gold in the community gardens category in this year's Britain in Bloom. This was a fantastic achievement to all who were involved and a wonderful reward for their hard work. Well done to all the service users who help maintain our Springboard day centre gardens. They’ve done such a great [...]

By | 2017-11-08T21:22:05+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Christmas Fundraising Collections – Can You Help?

We are once again holding our Christmas Street Collection at the Victoria Shopping Centre in Harrogate in December and need as many volunteers as possible to help us collect. Our Christmas fundraising collections are a total source of income for Harrogate Homeless Project and the money raised helps us provide services to the town's homeless [...]

By | 2017-10-02T17:44:31+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

Former Hostel Resident in World Record Drumming Attempt

One of our move-on clients, Matt Pargeter, is about to embark on a world record drumming attempt and needs our support. Matt’s Charity Guinness World Record Drum Marathon Attempt starts in the Victoria Shopping Centre on October 3rd and he needs a rota of witnesses to verify his bid. In order to prove to Guinness [...]

By | 2017-09-24T12:11:17+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|0 Comments

Joy’s Everest Base Camp Trek

One of our hostel volunteers is trekking to Everest base camp in October to raise money for Harrogate Homeless Project and needs your support. Joy Tapping will travel to Nepal on October 7th to begin 11 days of trekking at altitude covering 115km (71 miles) and climbing up to 5,644m. She will endure difficult conditions and 8 [...]

By | 2017-09-18T22:27:41+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|Tags: , |0 Comments

SAFE is a new Service for Adults Facing Exclusion

An innovative new approach to helping entrenched rough sleepers in the Harrogate district, has been launched by the Harrogate Homeless Project. Rough sleeping damages people's lives and can affect both their physical and mental health. The longer someone spends on the streets, the harder it is for them to get their lives back on track [...]

By | 2017-09-11T23:02:57+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Services|Tags: , |0 Comments