It’s a wrap – Christmas kindness all wrapped up

We are proud to announce our Christmas 2021 campaign. We have set ourselves a really ambitious challenge and really need your help to achieve it. It’s not going to be a great Christmas for some of the people in our valley this year. A combination of loneliness and isolation…

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Ready Steady Cook Off at Cornholme Junior & Infant School

An amazing Ready Steady Cook Off at Cornholme NIJ School. Thank you to the wonderful students and staff for making it such a fantastic success. It wouldn’t work without them.The collaborative work between Calder Community Cares volunteers and the Coop allows work to happen which extends experience for children, explore…

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Mind your head

We are always proud to support the work of other great charitable organisations in our wonderful valley! Mind Your Head is a new LGBTQIA+ mental health campaign in partnership between The Brunswick Centre and Happy Valley Pride and funded by Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire and Harrogate…

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Cargodale steps up during the fuel shortage

We would like to say a big thank you to Cargodale for stepping forward, at very short notice, during the ongoing fuel crisis to help deliver our FoodShare packages. Cargodale is a zero-emission delivery service in Calderdale. They deliver shopping, hot food, cold food, and lots more. They do…

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Volunteer Engagement Janboree!

Our wonderful volunteers work tirelessly to help others in the Upper Calder Valley, to reward the constant efforts, we arranged a social event to bring as many of our volunteers together as we could. Many of our volunteers had never met each other before only communicating online and through the…

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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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