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Entries by Helen
M&S Harrogate are supporting us this year and have let us busk in their store. Honor, Freya and Leah are all young carers who have given up their time and raised hundreds of pounds for us – thanks guys – you’re awesome!
28th February 10am-1.45pm
Carers’ week trip to Lightwater Valley 14th June
We have been nominated for a group award in the St James’s Place Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards! It is a real honour and fantastic that our young carers are being recognised and celebrated in this way. The winner is decided by Public Vote made online here, so please vote for us: https://www.yorkshirechildren.co.uk/nominations/group-vote/
We have created a book so we can explain to people how young carers feel and how we can help. Hope you like it!
On Monday 4th April come and see Batman vs Superman at Harrogate Odeon then boxing at H Hour Gym. Cost will be £5. Exact times not yet confirmed. Please contact the young carer team if you would like to come . Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
The Budz had lots of fun making Pudsey themed treats. Children in Need is a truly awesome charity which helps us to support young carers through their grants. Thanks to them and to everyone who donated on the night making it possible!
Thanks to all of you and to everyone who supports us – as you can see we have had an awesome year!
Fun with the animals!
Carers’ Trust need your opinions – click here to complete a quick survey – should take less than 10 minutes and you could be the lucky winner of vouchers worth from £10 to £50. They want to hear from young carers from all over the country. Thanks!
8 – 14 June is Carers Week so get everyone talking about carers and especially young carers . Ask to do an assembly at school or hold a bake sale maybe?
Carers’ week trip to Lightwater Valley
Carers Trust have developed an online game to explain to people what life is like as a young adult carer, trying to juggle all the demands of life. You have to keep all the plates spinning – good luck! Click to play Life in a Spin
Young carers in the Harrogate Informer . Good luck to all our young carers going through exams at the moment.
Massive thanks to British Airways, Comic Relief and Carers Trust who have awarded us some ‘Flying Start‘ money to support our ongoing work with young carers.
Fab day of pampering for some of our young carers courtesy of Saks Ilkey – thanks! A good hair day for carers (From Wharfedale Observer).
Trip to Gravity – 8th April
Thursday 28th May, Ripley
Ping pong and peer support are a hit for young adult carers-Harrogate Informer.
Matter is run by Carers Trust and gives young adult carers in the UK a space to connect, share advice and access trusted support. “Come on in and tell us what matters to you.” Click here
Babble is run by Carers Trust and is an online community space where young carers can chat, comment, share their experiences and access information and advice. Have you checked it out yet? Click here
Great documentary by the BBC for Children in Need – one of our major sources of funding Thanks Pudsey!