Entries by Hettie Flynn

DWP Donations!

Totally overwhelming seeing all of these incredible Christmas hampers and presents donated by the DWP staff in Leeds!! Thank you so much for supporting young carers and families for the past 10 years!!! You guys are amazing! 🙂

Christmas Present Delivery!

Exciting times delivering Christmas presents to our young carers within school! Here are a few pictures from St Aidan’s C of E High School, Rossett and King James in Knaresborough. Massive thank you to our friends at DWP and Ashville Primary school for donating these amazing gifts!!

Budz Christmas Party!!

Budz Christmas party!! A fun filled night with our young carers, party games, bouncy castle, great food and fabulous presents! Huge thank you to Casino Castles who provided us with our amazing bouncy castle and Mary Tunnicliffe and friends from Inner Wheels Brignates who helped with the organisation of this special event!! Also a massive […]

U Time Christmas Party!

Our Young Carers at U Time youth club thoroughly enjoyed receiving their Christmas gifts!!! Massive thank you to our friends at Vocalink and Lisa Sumpton, family and friends for your generous donations! It really means a lot!

Volunteer Awards are awesome

A huge congratulations to our young volunteer Harry who has scoped not one but two volunteering awards this year! Harry, who is also one of our young carers, won the young volunteer oscar at an awards ceremony of over 400 people. Harry supports us at our primary school aged youth club. Thank you Harry!

Bead Trip!

Throughout half term we visited ‘Bead’ for a creative jewellery making session! Our young carers enjoyed making bracelets, necklaces, key-rings and bookmarks for themselves, friends and family! Big thank you to Gill and Amelia for being such great hosts! What a lovely morning we all had! #Bead #JewelleryBar #Creative

Imagine Spa Trip!

Our young carers feeling relaxed, revitalized and restored after an amazing day yesterday at Imagine Spa! We had full access to leisure and fitness facilities combined with fabulous spa treatments and a private Pilates session! Huge thank you to Carers Trust for kindly donating this trip and thank you to Lizzie our Pilates/Mindfulness instructor! #youngcarers […]

Young and Yorkshire Film!

Some of our Young Carers agreed to perform in the film Young and Yorkshire which is currently being made by North Yorkshire County Council! Our young carers were interviewed at UTime youth club and spoke about their experiences of growing up in North Yorkshire. Such a fun night!! Well done to all involved! #YoungandYorkshire #NYCC […]

Harrogate Birds of Prey

Our young carers meeting some feathered friends! Harrogate Birds of Prey visited Budz youth club for a unique handling experience and educational chat. We had the opportunity to handle 6 different birds which our young carers loved! Huge thank you to HBOP for this very exciting visit! www.HBOP.co.uk

Pots 2 Go

Thanks to CNG we had a fabulous day out pottery decorating at Pots2Go followed by dough balls, pizza and ice cream at Pizza Express! 16 young carers aged 7-12 had a great time, making new friends and making some keepsake pottery. Thank you!  

Fundraising is Awesome!

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to the staff and students of St Aidan’s school who raised £500 for Young Carers through a non uniform day. We support around 30 young carers at St Aidans through one to one emotional support and respite opportunities. This fundraising wouldn’t have been possible without the […]

Emily is Awesome!

Our young carer, Emily, 16, is awesome. She spoke live on Radio York about being a young carer and the support our service has provided her with. Radio York breakfast presenter Kay Crewdson is running the famous Knaresborough Bed Race with Raworths Solicitors to raise money for our young carers. Thank you Emily for speaking […]

Baking at Betty’s

Thank you Betty’s Cookery school for letting us come along for wonderful morning of bread making. We also got to go behind the scenes in the Betty’s factory to see all the bread and confectionery being made. Our favorites were the hundreds of french fondants 😀  

Knaresborough Rotary Club are Awesome

        A big thank you to Knaresborough Rotary Club who very kindly funded our mega fun filled day trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Our teenage young carers had lots of fun on the big dipper, pepsi max, grand national and all the other classics! They were all well and truly worn out […]

Fundraising is Awesome

We just want to say a massive thank you to Harry and Stephen two of our Young adult carers. They put our names forward at their local school and asked if St Aidans school Harrogate would do a non-uniform day for us on Friday 31st March. St Aidans very kindly agreed and lots of money […]

Stephen is Awesome

One of our Young Adult Carers, Stephen Kirk, has done a fantastic job taking this brilliant photo to launch our Fundraising campaign which started on Young Carer Awareness Day. Thank you for giving up your time to help us! You are Awesome!