What a fantastic night on 11th November at the Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge with hundreds of people having a Cleilidh and with music by ‘The Peaceworks Band’, The Four Hoarsemen’ and ‘The Bright Shiners’. Over a thousand pounds was raised for Survivors of Torture Activities Fund, which pays for former and present clients who […]
Many thanks for the 270 votes we have received so far in the Aviva Community Fund competition. It is not too late to vote yet and with over 500 prizes on offer of a minimum of £1000 there is a good chance of winning. If you have not voted yet there is still time to […]
Many thanks to Emma, Maggie, Liv, Kate and others for all their donations recently for the refugees and asylum seekers. The picture only show some of it. It will be taken to Rochdale on Saturday 11th November lunch time.
We are very grateful to the Cantorelli choir for performing at Blackshaw Head Methodist Church on Sunday 10th December at 5pm as a fundraising event in support of Together We Grow. We will invite refugees and asylum seekers to the performance as they will already be in Hebden Bridge that day. However, those with small […]
Together We Grow is helping with this event. All the money raised will go to Survivors of Torture Activities Fund, which offer former and present clients from Freedom from Torture to take part in leisure activities, like sports clubs.
Many thanks to Red Acre Allotments for offering free allotments to the refugees and asylum seekers to grow vegetables and herbs on. Three families have already started working on the land. Also thanks to Abs from Jacob’s Garden for donating a shed for them to put on the allotment.
You can get your donations to Together We Grow matched funded at the moment – but only up to £10. You can also Gift Aid your donation which will add an extra 25%. Just go to https://localgiving.org/charity/togetherwegrow/ Money donated will go towards a new project we want to start next year: offering asylum seekers and […]
On 14th October we had 36 refugees and asylum seekers coming to Hebden Bridge. We first stopped at the Something Sweet shop where Fran offered to buy all the children sweets of their choice, which was very popular. We then went to Ali’s house for drinks and snacks. Some parents took their children to the […]
On 15th October we took a group of refugees and asylum seekers to see Halifax Choral Society’s concert at Victoria Theatre in Halifax. We are grateful for the choir to offer us free tickets to all their concerts. It was the choir’s 200 year celebration event so a journalist made an audio recording about the […]
Together We Grow was shortlisted as one of three organisation for the best new charity at the Spirit Award ceremony. Four of our management committee members went to the event. We were not selected as the winner but pleased that we were shortlisted.