Help run a charity

Help run a charity  Find out how you could help run a charity by volunteering as a charity trustee. Charity trustees Charity trustees direct how a charity is run and help make sure it does what it was set up to do. This includes making sure the charity: sticks to its charitable mission has the money…

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Volunteering and Benefits

VOLUNTEERING AND BENEFITS If you are receiving state benefits you are still allowed to volunteer. However, there are some rules that you need to be aware of to make sure that your volunteering doesn’t have an impact on the benefits you receive. This guidance aims to help you start volunteering by giving an overview of…

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Why volunteer?

WHY VOLUNTEER? People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. Regardless of the motivation, what…

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How can you help us raise funds?

How can you help us raise funds? Many local Home-Starts run additional services to support their work, such as: play groups toy libraries specialist groups for single dads, breast feeding mums, or families affected by post natal depression healthy eating sessions social activities like trips to parks, farms or the seaside, cinema nights, and more helping…

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Working With Dads Home-Start MAJIK

Working With Dads Home-Start MAJIK Working with Dads and Home-Start MAJIK & Home-Start UK is committed to working more effectively with more dads and male carers in Scotland over the next three years. In the Year of the Dad, our programme is a timely initiative to help men gain insight and confidence in parenting through support…

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Trustee Week – Our Trustees

Trustee Week – Our Trustees who they are and what do they do? Ishbel Exley, Chairperson, Personnel Sub Committee, Health and Safety and Child Protection Born in Inverness and left there when I was 10, but have spent most of my life in Denny. On leaving school I trained as a teacher for 5 years. I…

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Trek completes Marc’s Home-Start journey

Trek completes Marc’s Home-Start journey  Marc Kendrick, from Home-Start Denbighshire, has completed his latest fundraising challenge to support their volunteers’ work with families in North Wales, by walking across the county in a single day. Marc completed his trek on Saturday 23 July, starting in Llangollen at 7am and arriving in Prestatyn at 5.30, after…

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