Charity

Eden Valley Hospice: Your unwanted furniture can make a difference

Every day the sale of furniture and household items helps Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice to provide the highest standards of care, support and activities to people with life-limiting illnesses. Since opening in 2015 the Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw Furniture Shop on Madford Retail Park, Carlisle, has proven to be a […]

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Oak Tree Animals’ Charity is giving away Golden Tickets!

To celebrate their 110th Anniversary Oak Tree want to give their supporters the chance to win an amazing holiday! Why take part? It’s a great way to support local animals in need while putting yourself in the running to win 7 nights in a holiday cottage in the Borrowdale Valley!  Only 660 Golden Tickets are […]

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‘Gig in the Garden’ Provides Safe Water to The Gambia

After the huge success of their event on Bank Holiday Sunday, SIIBOO UK plan to host another ‘Gig in the Garden’. The Egremont based charity Siiboo UK raised a staggering £2,136 at their ‘Gig in the Garden’ event on the early May Bank Holiday. The charity funds the Siiboo Sanyang Nursery School as well as […]

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A fantastic event brought to you by the Wellbeing Forum

Take what you need A charity evening to ‘Take What You Need’ held on Friday 14th June at The Solway Hall Whitehaven. This event will invite guest speakers Danny Sculthorpe and Phil Veivers from the organisation ‘State of Mind’. Danny and Phil are both ex-rugby players who will be sharing their own stories and raising […]

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Brian not Slowing Down After MBE

Since the passing of his wife in 2009 due to Type 1 Diabetes Brian Hough, of Stanwix, has made it his mission to raise money, and more importantly awareness, of the condition. Brian’s hard work and dedication was recognised when he was awarded an MBE for services to the Cumbrian community and to Diabetes UK […]

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Nominate your favourite Cumbrian charity & help them reap the benefits!

Do you have a Cumbrian charity which is close to your heart? Would you like to see them receive anything from £5,000 – £15,000 at the end of 2020? Well now’s your chance to put them in the running for being Lake District Hotel’s Charity of the Year. Lake District Hotels, a group of six […]

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Are you a Superhero? Then put your powers to the challenge!

Hospice at Home West Cumbria are bringing a fantastic new fundraising event to Cumbria this summer. The KAPOW! Superhero Challenge is a giant inflatable obstacle course set around a 5k route.  Run, climb, duck, slide and dodge as you tackle the unique obstacles, mazes, tunnels and slides. Test your skills at the Cockermouth Rugby Club […]

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Challenge yourself and support your local hospice in 2019

Eden Valley Hospice Fundraisers are being urged to get on their marks for the biggest event in our calendar. Thousands of people are expected to turn out for the Carlisle Colour Run on Sunday the 12th of May to raise money for Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice. More than 1,600 people signed […]

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Oak Tree Animals’ Charity helps over 1700 local animals in 2018

Thanks to the support of the local community, Oak Tree Animals’ Charity was able to help over 1,700 local animals in 2018 – more than double the amount cared for the previous year. Oak Tree, based in Wetheral Shields near Carlisle, finds unwanted animals loving forever homes and works proactively in the community to try […]

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West Coast Down’s Syndrome Support Group

West Coast Down’s Syndrome Support Group are a local charity who offer support to children, young adults and their families.   They are small group of parents of children who have Down’s Syndrome living in West Cumbria. The group was created because there was a need to have other parents to turn to for advice, […]

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