Charity Nominations for the York Mumbler Activity Day
At every big York Mumbler Event, we support a local charity and this year is no different.
We asked you all to nominate your preferred charity and voting is now live on the York Mumbler Chat Group to choose the charity you’d like to see represented at the York Mumbler Children’s Activity Day on Tuesday 28th May 2019. Just visit the group on the link above and look for the voting poll in the ‘announcements’ section at the top of the group.
Here is a little bit of information about the charities who are nominated:
Bundles of Joy
Bundles of Joy exists to help families in our community who are in need of some extra support by providing them with practical gifts of baby essentials. They make up bundles of baby things, usually in a Moses Basket or baby bath ready to give to expectant mothers or mothers with young babies.
The Butterfly appeal is trying to raise £250,000 to fit out a new bereavement delivery suite for the maternity unit at York Hospital.
The Island is a charity in York providing islands of space and time for vulnerable children and young people: building confidence, self-esteem & unlocking potential through positive mentoring relationships and unique programmes.
Kyles Wonderwall Charity
Kyles wonderwall is a fund set up in memory of Kyle Jacob Durkin, our aim is to raise funds to support families who have sadly lost their baby/child, we provide support with funds to purchase a headstone/memorial for their precious little one in such a saddened heart breaking time. Thankyou for your support.
Lollipop brings families of children and young people with any degree of hearing loss together through regular free social activities and gatherings.
Lollipop offers opportunities for children & young people with any degree of hearing loss and their families to meet and build friendships with others, with whom they share their experiences of deafness.
We offer a wide range of activities in order to provide something of interest to everyone. Through such activities we aim to encourage members to try something new, express themselves freely and realise their true potential and in doing so build confidence, increase self esteem and develop self identity.
Lollipop also raises awareness of hearing loss and it’s implications amongst the wider community.
To help children and young people with a life-limiting condition, along with their families, to live well and fully, offering the best possible end of life care and support to the family in bereavement.
The Miscarriage Association
The Miscarriage Association is here to provide support and information to anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.
Reflect Pregnancy Support
Reflect is a free service in North Yorkshire for anyone facing a Pregnancy Choice and for those struggling after experiencing Pregnancy Loss.
We offer you space to think
Relay for Life York
Relay For Life York is a year long fundraising event raising money for CRUK. This year the money from Relay York will be going into research for Kids and Teens cancers. The actual Relay is a 24 hour event, this year taking place on 3rd & 4th August. Registered teams walk the track for the full 24 hours, whilst all visitors can enjoy the entertainment, stalls and fun on offer throughout the day.
The Snappy Trust has been providing schemes and projects for over 250 families of Children and Young People with wide ranging disabilities in The York area for over thirty years . We rely entirely upon fundraising efforts to run the organisation . If you would like to know more about us our website is www.TheSnappyTrust.org
Treasure Chest Breastfeeding Group was established in 2005 by a group of health professionals and local York women who had an interest in breastfeeding and in helping other women to breastfeed. Our trained peer supporters and breastfeeding counsellors are all mums who are passionate about breastfeeding with at least six months’ breastfeeding experience.
We are a not for profit organisation in York, run entirely by volunteers and funded by donations.
York Carers Centre
York Carers Centre became an independent registered charity in 2009, after operating under the Yorkshire Primary Care Trust.
Our vision is to ensure that unpaid carers throughout York are valued, recognized and supported with equal access to a good quality of life that is not prejudiced by their caring role.
A network member of the national Carers Trust, we work in partnership with carers, statutory and voluntary organisations to ensure carers, throughout York, have access to confidential information, advice and support. We work with carers to influence positive change in service delivery with local government, employers and health providers.
York Carers Centre supports carers through three key areas:
Young Adults (18 – 25)
Young Carers (5 – 18)
Our funding comes from a variety of sources but our principal funders are The City of York Council and The Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group. We rely on grants from charitable trusts and on donations and fundraising to enable us to deliver specific projects.
These are all really worthwhile charities so please think about which you’d like to vote for and tell your friends too.