Thanks to Three Valley Vegans for inviting us to their World Food event, which included Sri Lankan sweets.
Many thanks to the organisers of the Great Get Together weekend in Blackshaw Head for inviting Together We Grow to all the events. On Saturday we had 28 refugees and asylum seekers coming to the ceilidh held in a barn. A band got many of them up dancing and laughing. They had never been to […]
Many thanks to The Nineveh Charitable Trust for the grant to Together We Grow. We fully appreciate their support, which allow us to new things, like hiring a coach to go to the seaside, having a camping weekend in Hebden Bridge, offer to pay for leisure activities for asylum seekers, etc.
Many thanks to National Lottery Awards for All for their grant to us. We are now able to do even more! National Lottery’s previous name was Big Lottery Fund. Although we do get grants we also do our own fundraising activities – mainly through www.localgiving.com where we currently have two sponsor appeals: one for our […]
Another fundraising event for Together We Grow. The tickets are selling fast – so be quick.
Thanks to Brigholme Cricket Club for the plant swop and sale today in support of Together We Grow. It was well attended. A great café area with drinks, cakes and fruit. The plant sale raised £170 for Together We Grow. We gave out our leaflets, talked to new and old friends and the sun was […]
Many thanks to Magic Little Grant for their £500 donation to Together We Grow. We will use this money for leisure activities for asylum seekers as they only have £5.75 to live on per day, which has to cover food, transport, telephone, clothes, toothpaste, etc. etc.
A few members of our walking group walked from Howarth to Hebden Bridge in 6 hours – with rests. It was a 9.5 miles long walk. Some of them now want to walk some of the three peaks. Some of the asylum seekers want to do all three peaks, 26 miles, in under 12 hours. […]
Many thanks to Keith for the leek seedlings, courgette and squash plants for our garden club. Picture of Keith’s plants.
The refugees and asylum seekers have several times expressed their wish to visit the seaside. So three of our management committee members went to Fleetwood and St Annes to check out the possibilities, like is there a proper beach, a play area, what to do if it rains, etc. The trip will be arranged during […]