Happy Valley Pride

On Saturday 11th September we were lucky enough to participate in Happy Valley Pride’s Pink Parade Picnic with a stall providing free to use picnic essentials; blankets, utensils and water provided to us by the Co-Op. Although the weather forecast looked to be set against us the sun shone…

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Cornhome Old Library

One of the projects we work with to support families experiencing food poverty in the upper Calder Valley is the Cornholme Community Hub in association with Community Foundation for Calderdale. Cornholme Community Hub will be launching a fundraising challenge as it starts a new chapter. The team at the Old…

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Healthy Holidays Club

From the 10th August to the 3rd September through Together We Grow and in association with St Augustine’s Centre in Halifax, Finn Jenson, the Happy Holiday Community Foundation for Todmorden and the wonderful Mary Clear from incredible edible ran a Healthy Holiday scheme for asylum seekers and refugees which…

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The Man Who Wanted To Fly

On Tuesday 18th August, we took a wonderful trip to The Picture House in Hebden Bridge with our lovely Community Friends and incredible Volunteers. After 18 months or so with everyone being cooped up and often in a state of worry it was great to finally get together and…

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Easter Spring Surprise

Over the Easter Bank Holiday over 300 bright green Easter Surprise bags could be seen on the streets of Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd. Each Surprise Bag contained a stunning bunch of bright yellow daffodils, supplied by Fleur De Lys, a luxury Easter Egg, both sponsored by…

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Inside out project

Working with Shared Harmonies, Hebden Royd Primary School and Calder Community Cares, we co-commissioned these lovely singing and breathing activities for you to enjoy over the coming months and years. What is wonderful is that you can dip in and out of it, and discover all the different…

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Looking forward to the New Year

We’d like to wish all our wonderful Community Friends and Volunteers a safe and contented Christmas. We’ve really enjoyed your company in lots of different ways this year. We’ve loved seeing the smiles of our Community Friends when we’ve delivered meals, books, plants, cards and Top-up Shops to your…

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Community Spirit Awards 2020

We have exciting news that 2 of our volunteers have been nominated for Community Spirit Awards 2020. We are so proud of Janet Lymer and Caroline Beardsmore – and it’s an amazing achievement for our organisation as we’ve only been in action for 8 months. The event when the…

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Calder Community Cares selected to take part in the Co-op Local Community Fund

We’re delighted to announce that Calder Community Cares has been selected to take part in the Co-op Local Community Fund. This means we are one of three local causes which Co-op Members can select to support over the course of the next year. Those with a Co-op card can choose…

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Calder Cares 4 Kids web site launched

After 48 hrs of networking with our amazing local businesses we’re ready to launch CalderCares4Kids. It’s our local directory of services to support families so that children need not go hungry this winter. We will continue to add and adapt it as we deliver our CCC Winter Plan- supporting…

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Winter fundraising campaign launched

Feed more than the ducks this winter We have set ourselves an ambitious plan for this winter. We would like to provide support for all our families who need it in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd over the winter period. Whether this is through working with schools to deliver…

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Food share scheme launched with Mytholroyd Co-op

Reducing food from landfill and providing a little extra midweek treat for those who need it. What’ss not to like? Working with Caroline Beardsmore and our fantastic Mytholmroyd Co-op, we are now able to provide mid week treats for people in our community. Interested? Just register with our…

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