Category Archives: Fundraising

A Christmas puzzle to raise funds

Do you like doing a crossword puzzle? Well why not do one that will help raise much-needed funds for Yarl’s Wood Befrienders? Everyone who enters this seasonal puzzle will be entered into a draw to win one of five prizes, … Continue reading

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Fundraising Choir Event – 17th June

For a fun, song-filled evening, please support this event in Rushden. Thank you. All details are on the lovely poster.

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Tickets now available for The Asylum Monologues – 15th June

You can now buy your tickets for The Asylum Monologues.The ticket price is £5 (£4 concessions). The performance will be at 7:30pm on Thursday, 15th June 2017 at The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s, 26 St Peters Street, Bedford. MK40 2NN … Continue reading

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Tickets also available for The Scar Test – 21st June

Buy your tickets for The Scar Test. The ticket price is £10 (£8.50 concessions). The Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford.   MK40 3DE

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Gardening Scheme

I think you will all agree that it would be fantastic to have a gardening scheme at YW to: Provide a healthy distraction from daily worries Teach new skills and interests Improve the outdoor environment for all to enjoy You … Continue reading

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Funding update

We are pleased to announce that we have recently received grants from the AB Charitable Trust and The Wixamtree Trust, plus an unexpected £500 donation from a corporate giving scheme. Thank you very much.

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Bedford Film Festival Fringe – The Visitor

We are delighted to be part of Bedford Film Festival again.  This year we have chosen a film which beautifully portrays how much our lives can be enhanced by unexpected friendships with people we might not normally meet in our day … Continue reading

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Thanks to our new fundraisers

With thanks to those now fundraising on our behalf, you can make your contribution on one of the following Virgin Money Giving pages: Joe Gibson – a befriender from 2010-2012 – and his fiancée Felicity Corrie are getting married on … Continue reading

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Strategic Support for 2016

We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to be part of the 2016 leadership programme, run by The Harpur Trust and The Cranfield Trust. The programme is designed to strengthen and develop Bedford based … Continue reading

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St Albans’ Donation

May 8th saw The Very Reverend Jeffrey John presenting a generous cheque for £1,000 from the Congregational Giving Team to Julian, one of our trustees, and Marie-France, a befriender. The presentation took place in the crypt of St Albans Cathedral … Continue reading

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