Fundraising

5 & 10k run challenge with Overgate Hospice

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Take part in the 2017 5 & 10k run Challenge to raise money for Overgate Hospice.

Sunday 2 April 2017 – from 8.30am
At Trinity Academy, Shay Lane, Halifax HX2 9TZ

Registration open from 8.30 am – Race Start time at 9.30 am

Entry Fee:

  • 10k: £14 non affiliated / £12 Affiliated
  • 5k: £12 Adult / £8 Child (Aged 16 & Under*)

*Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult to take part in the 5k run

Click here to register or for further information call 01422 387121 or email fundraising@overgatehospice.nhs.uk

Overgate Hospice 5-a-side tournament

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Dust off those boots and enter a team into a 5-a-side tournament to raise money for Overgate Hospice.

Thursday 13 April – From 5.30pm
At 3GI Soccer, Shaw Lodge Mills, Shaw Ln, HX3 9ET

Cost per team is £100

5.30pm arrival and first game kicks off at 6pm

For information or to book a team contact Clair on 01422 387121 or email claire.howard@overgatehospice.nhs.uk

Fundraising Skills training this February with VAC

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The course is aimed at workers, volunteers and management committee members of community and voluntary groups who are involved in (or hoping to contribute to) their organisation’s fundraising efforts.

Monday 20 February – 9.30am to 12.30pm
At VAC Resource Centre, Hall St, Halifax, HX1 5AY

The workshop is open to people wanting to increase their confidence and success with funding bids. The emphasis is on group work and the atmosphere will be informal.

This session will cover:

  • putting together a funding bid
  • identifying a range of appropriate funders
  • making funding applications
  • monitoring and evaluation

Click here to book a place online

#ITSOKAYTOWALK London Challenge 2016

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Show your support and donate to a great cause ‘London Challenge 2016’ which is raising money for #ANDYSMANCLUB in order to help open a club in every UK town and city and also raise awareness of the unbelievable work of Samaritans and Calm Zone.

A 194 mile walk from the Shay Stadium, Halifax to the Houses of Parliament in London will begin on Thursday 6 October in time to celebrate World Mental Health Day on Monday 10 October.

Show your support by sharing, donating and spreading the word!

Please visit www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/andysmanclubitsokaytotalk if you would like to make a donation for this great cause no matter how big or small!

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Sleep under the stars to help the homeless this November

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Calderdale SmartMove is giving you the chance to sleep under the stars at the Shay Stadium with its Under 1 Roof event, helping support homeless and vulnerable people into safe and secure accommodation.

Get involved on Friday 11 November 2016

For more details of Under 1 Roof visit calderdalesmartmove.org.uk

If you’re interested in registering for this unique event please call Craig or Stuart on 01422 361515 or find Calderdale SmartMove on Facebook and Twitter

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Donate your artwork to an exhibition and art auction for Healthy Minds

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Donate your artwork to a fundraising event for Healthy Minds Mental Health Charity taking place in October at The Blind Pig, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ

Art can be a way to express yourself and work through difficult emotions or experiences and this exhibition is to inspire people from all walks of life.

Artwork must be between 4x6in and 12×16.5in and can be donated by handing it in to Healthy Minds at Voluntary Action Calderdale, Hall Street between Tuesday 30 August and Friday 9 September – 10am to 3pm (Monday to Friday only)

For more information and to arrange handing in your artwork please call 07960 972685 or email mindspace@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Storm Trooper Zumbathon – Next week!

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Storm Trooper ZumbathonRaise money for Calderdale flood victims at the Storm Trooper Zumbathon. Whether you’re a newbie or a pro this event is open to everyone with a guest appearence by Lizzie Jones, cakes, face painting and more.

Saturday 13 February – 12pm to 2pm
At The Inspire Centre, Calderdale College, HX1 3UZ

Get involved for just £10 per person or £5 for under 12’s.

If you would like to take part or would like further information find Storm Troopers Zumbathon on Facebook.