If you shop at the Tesco store in Ware over the next couple of months please vote for us in the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme. The more votes we receive the better our chances for a bigger donation towards our mentoring service.
Staff and customers at the Stevenage Sainsbury’s store in Magpie Crescent have chosen to support unpaid carers and countywide charity Carers in Hertfordshire as their Local Charity of the Year and we held a succesful launch for the partnership - raising £550 and supported by the Mayor of Stevenage.
Carers in Scotland that receive Carer’s Allowance are to get a boost as the benefit is being increased in line with Jobseeker’s Allowance – equivalent to an extra £8.50 a week. Now, Carers UK is calling for the Government to raise Carer’s Allowance in the rest of the UK to match changes in Scotland.
We’re delighted to have been chosen as the Local Charity of the Year for three Sainsbury’s stores – Letchworth (Third Avenue), Stevenage (Magpie Crescent) and Marshalwick Lane in St Albans.
Thousands of people flocked to Hertford Castle to enjoy the free charity music festival, Rock at the Castle, and donated a massive £5,590 to support our work with young carers.
Carers can give their views about the future of adult social care- how best to support people’s wellbeing and care needs and how to pay for it – as part of a consultation by the Local Government Association (LGA).