A very successful Ceilidh last night at the Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge. It was a fundraising event in support of Survivors of Torture Activities Fund, STAF. The Peaceworks Band played twice during the evening, with a break for food and singing first by The Four Hoarsemen and then by The Bright Shiners. Di gave […]
Morrisons has donated 40 pumpkins, John P has donated four lamps, Mya has donated kitchen tools, etc. Many thanks to them all. We will take it to Todmorden on 17th November when the refugees and asylum seekers are coming for the afternoon and to see the lamplighter parade at 6pm.
Together We Grow is one of three local community groups supported by the Coop for the next 12 months – see https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/25708 If you or your friends are Coop members you can choose to give the money earned by your shopping at the Coop to Together We Grow. If you are not a member of […]
Many thanks to Halifax Choral Society for inviting Together We Grow to their concert at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax on 28th October. It was a great concert. The picture shows some of the refugees waiting at Victoria Theatre for the rest of the refugees to arrive. We had a drink at the Square Chapel […]
Congratulations! Together We Grow has been chosen for the next round of the Co-op Local Community Fund. The funding round will start this Sunday, 28 October 2018. From this date, Co-op Members can choose your cause to give their 1% to when they spend on selected own-brand products and services. The funding period will run […]
Always very enjoyable – worth supporting.
National Citizen Service, NCS, sent us this from their Bradford Office: ‘During our summer NCS programmes there is a phase in which we have to volunteer and fundraise within the local community. Some of our young people chose your charity to fundraise for and managed to raise £170.10.’ We have invited these young people to […]
We will be inviting refugees and asylum seekers to this event. Many thanks to Halifax Choral Society for inviting Together We Grow to their performances.
When an asylum seeker gets permission to stay – usually for 2.5 years – they have to apply for an extension when they come towards the end of their legal stay. However, this is very costly and near impossible for most of them to pay. There is a fee payable for each person, regardless of […]
Thanks to Leoni, Cath and Kate for the clothes and thanks to Neil for the hoover, the drawing table and the removal boxes. Together We Grow was given up to 20 free tickets for the refugees to see the Redbobble Theatre group perform ‘If I should fall’ at Touchstones in Rochdale (near the town hall) […]