Community Cards donate £5,000

29 July 2019
Taking their total to £21,200.

Marshfest proves a hit yet again as festival hits its stride

25 July 2019
£6,400 raised to support local people in crisis

What's it like to volunteer at The Welcome Centre?

8 July 2019
Read volunteer Helen's story.

Start the summer holidays with family festival, Marshfest.

21 June 2019
Examiner Community Award finalists Marshfest are back for the 4th year running

Sheards have already raised more than £3,000 for our food bank

11 June 2019

They have hosted a number of fundraising events for them, including the annual charity curry night in April, multiple charity bake-offs, and more recently 5 members of the team took part in a gruelling Tough Mudder event, all in aid of The Welcome Centre.

Why I volunteer at The Welcome Centre.

3 June 2019
I'm proud of the work we do at the food bank.

Your questions answered - Why do you ask for certain items all the time?

30 May 2019
Our shortages change weekly and we can't predict what donations will come in the following week.

The Welcome Centre is moving to a new warehouse

30 May 2019
But don't worry we're not moving too far!

Millennials more likely to face working-age poverty than any previous generation, report finds

28 May 2019
Close to a quarter of people born between 1981 and 2000 are set to be below poverty line in their late twenties

Fans for food banks make a difference

10 May 2019
Donations flood in all season.

Ramadan is a time when participants practice personal introspection, prayer and fasting.

1 May 2019

It’s a time when participants practice personal introspection, prayer and fasting. During this time, Muslims are expected to fast from dawn till dusk each day, until the end of the month when Eid celebrations begin.

Sheards team join The Welcome Centre for the day

30 April 2019
As part of Sheards charity of the year commitment, they've been getting hands on.

Marshfest shortlisted for best community event at the Examiner Community Awards 2019

17 April 2019
Family festival for a fiver, with all funds raised for food bank

Over £850 raised for The Welcome Centre at Sheards annual charity curry night

10 April 2019

The event, held at popular Indian restaurant The Chilli Lounge, brought together over 90 local business people together, with raffle prizes kindly donated from staff members and companies across Huddersfield.

The Welcome Centre has been awarded for quality services to local people.

29 March 2019
We've been awarded the coveted Quality For Health standard

The Welcome Centre has been awarded the Kirklees Volunteer Quality Award.

28 March 2019

Receiving the quality award demonstrates that an organisation values volunteers and offers them a high quality, positive experience. Volunteering Kirklees were delighted to present The Welcome Centre with this award. The assessment panel were particularly impressed with the training and induction provided to volunteers and how they are kept up to date and involved with The Welcome Centre. The assessor really enjoyed her visit and it was clear that volunteers were supported and valued at The Welcome Centre.

Marsh Blue Club join forces with Huddersfield Live to bring you Battle of the Bands.

25 March 2019
A pre-festival fundraiser with Huddersfield Live to boost fundraising efforts for The Welcome Centre.

Six of the Sheards team are taking part in one of their toughest challenges - Tough Mudder!

21 March 2019

Tough Mudder Half is a five-mile challenge through mud and obstacles specifically designed to test teamwork and toughness.

Food banks turning to charity themselves over impact of Universal Credit

21 February 2019
One Community in Kirklees reports 'dramatic' rise in applications for grants
The Welcome Centre (Huddersfield) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1151282 and company number 8428517. We are based at 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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