Case studies

FareShare Yorkshire

FareShare Yorkshire is a Barnsley based charity that tackles food waste and alleviates food poverty by supporting 300 charities and community groups across Yorkshire. They currently have 76 volunteers who redistribute 1,250 tonnes of high-quality food each year to organisations like homeless shelters, refuges, soup kitchens and refugee support services. In 2019 that was enough […]

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Baby Basics

Baby Basics is a project which supports disadvantaged parents and families struggling to meet the financial and practical demands of looking after a new baby or young children. Through donations they are able to provide basic essentials and equipment needed to care for a child including clothing, toys and toiletries for both the mother and […]

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Blackburn Club for Young People

The Blackburn Club for Young People was founded in 1974 and aims to help young people in the community. Located in a quiet and deprived area of Rotherham this club allows for children aged 8-18 to improve their self-esteem, maturity and responsibility through sessions ran twice a week. Ran by volunteers for 46 years, the […]

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Woodland Speaks

Woodland Speaks is a community based charity located in the Woodlands area of northern Doncaster. Situated in the community run local library, the organisation delivers services built around the key themes of: employment, wellbeing, infrastructure and the environment, all for the benefit of the community. Beginning in 2014 as a local trust, Woodlands Speaks required […]

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The Association of Barnsley Foster Carers

The Association of Barnsley Foster Carers formed in 1975 with the aim of improving the life chances of children in care through stimulating and educational activities. They promote self-worth, encourage the formation of friendships between the children and the association also enables carers to bond and gain support in their roles. The Association of Barnsley […]

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Ummeed Group

Beginning in September 2018, the Ummeed women’s reading group has become an invaluable asset to its members. Focusing on English language and reading skills, the group has inspired confidence in everyone who takes part. The Ummeed Group works to improve the English of its members who are learning it as a second language. Using foundation […]

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