Have you heard the one about 5 medics and a lawyer? We know, it sounds like a joke but this talented set of people make up the group Jazzectomy. They recently played the bandstand at the riverside specifically to raise money for our charity. Through the coming together of medical and legal professions, both in perfect
We had some fantastic National Citizen Service (NCS) young people in recently. NCS is a multi-staged programme for 15-17 year olds that aims to build work and life skills. They raised money in Chester city centre and used their funds to put together some great toiletry sets for users of the centre. They should all be very proud of themselves.
Sowing the seeds of empowerment for women in Chester We are delighted that our women’s support group is going from strength to strength. The positive engagement session has been set up and coordinated by some special women, namely our super support worker Jeanette and equally super volunteers Izzie, Samantha and Alison. They all have their
The Hand is one of a number of pieces on display at an up and coming well being festival on the 19th July at Grosvenor Park. The festival, Head, Heart and Hands, is a joint venture between CVA and CATH, and aims to raise awareness of wellbeing issues for support networks. The five fingered masterpiece was created by CATH
Sam Paddock, a Chester Aid to the Homeless volunteer, has been awarded the CVA Inspiration Award by the Volunteer Awards 2017 and we couldn’t be prouder of her. Volunteering was a new start for Sam as her life before was one of dysfunction, addiction and homelessness. Some people find integrating back into society difficult, falling
Art has featured food for thousands of years and food is recognised as the culinary arts, so it makes perfect sense to combine the two and create an engagement session that combines both worlds. Art Cook & Eat (ACE) sessions at the day centre capture the imagination and appetite of a spectrum of our clients.
Chester Aid to the Homeless is looking for volunteers. Can you help us on Sunday 28th May at the Eaton Hall Gardens Charity Open Day in aid of CATH? If so, please contact us using the details below. Sunday, 28 May 2017 – 10am-5pm Eaton Park, Eccleston, Chester, CH4 9ET Get in touch: Phone: 01244 314 834 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The donations of clothes to us from the community are legendary and we are so lucky to have such generous people around us….sometimes though, we get so much great stuff we literally run out of room! Then we have the problem of items that are too small, too big or just too vintage… but we’ve
A great night was enjoyed by all on 2nd December, with fifty-five hardy souls joining us for the annual sleep out under the stars. The weather for the most part was kind enough, save for a brief rainy spell. ‘Water off a ducks back’ as the saying goes… All Saints, Hoole were once again out
CATH are now the proud owners of a brand new website, courtesy of our ongoing relationship with local developer Archway Homes. Our old website was looking a little out of date so, following various conversations with Rachael Whelan, Business Manager, at Archway, they set their web designers to work. The website now has a fresh new look