CWUHA Longmynd Hike 2021 – ‘lovely weather’ expected, do YOU fancy joining us?

CWU Website July 16 2021 Image from Longmynd Hike 2020 ‘Good going’ is forecast for the 4th September Shropshire ramble, which event organiser John Turnbull hopes will raise more cash than ever before for CWUHA and its wonderful causes… “We’ve already got twice as many volunteers as we had last year – and there’s still […]

Posted: 20th July 2021

Aid to Moldova – 2021

CWUHA Trustees have agreed a new project to send a 40-foot container to Moldova full of humanitarian aid that was due to be delivered to Moldova in 2020 and 2021. Due to Covid all convoys have been suspended until it is safe to do so and access to all countries En-route is guaranteed. The aid will […]

Posted: 2nd June 2021

CWUHA Just Giving Page

Just Giving Page To help trustees and our wonderful supporters fundraise for CWUHA we have set up a Just Giving page. There is a small cost each month, but this will off-set by your terrific fundraising efforts. You can also use the page to make one off donations as well. The link to our page […]

Posted: 29th April 2021

Football boots and astro turf trainers given new lease of life.

Many thanks to Spirit of Youth Junior Football Club in Blackpool and in particular Richard Wright the under 15’s team manager for their wonderful donation of 11 pairs of football boots/trainers. Richard put out an appeal to the players and parents of his under 15’s football team to donate their old and unwanted football boots […]

Posted: 14th April 2021

Name the Aid Truck! – And Help Raise Funds for CWUHA

Over the past year we’ve had to come up with some new ways to fundraise and CWUHA supporter Denzel Beardwood who works at the Chorley VOC has come up with something unique ‘Name the Aid Truck!’ Congratulations to Phil Mort on being the first winner. If anyone would like some of these for their workplace […]

Posted: 3rd April 2021

Homeless Children get Easter Eggs from Local CWUHA Hero.

What do you do when you are awarded £650 as a Tesco Community Hero? Well you spend it on the local community, don’t you? Well that’s exactly what CWUHA Trustee Chris Webb did, he was awarded the money for working with homeless organisations and food banks across Blackpool and for raising over £14,000 for free […]

Posted: 2nd April 2021

Children living in Blackpool hostels able to return to school with fully equipped schoolbags.

With the announcement of children returning to school in England an appeal was sent out to CWU branches in the North West via the regions Union Learning Representatives. The appeal wanted to raise enough funds to buy 30 fully equipped school bags for the children at Blackpool’s Children and Families’ Emergency Housing Homeless Hostel to […]

Posted: 19th March 2021

Supporting families who are victims of domestic violence.

After being asked to look at supporting a local initiative that provides support for vulnerable children, I decided to contact a local organisation who support victims of domestic violence. We were asked to provide a welcome bag for the children, who quite often arrive with just the clothes on their backs. We quickly got to […]

Posted: 8th March 2021

Andrew Smith Visits Kilima Hewa Village School

CWUHA have supported the Kilima Hewa village school since 2008 and now sponsors the education of 50 + children. One of our good friends and supporters Andrew Smith and his fiance, Anne-Marie visited Moshi and the CWUHA supported school in Tanzania. Please see below a video he made of his time spent there.

Posted: 4th March 2021

Why I got involved in CWUHA

As long ago as 1996, whilst attending an AGM in my Branch, I was introduced to CWUHA and the love affair began there. It has been one of the easiest decisions of my life to get involved with the Charity back then and continues to be right up there. As a ‘veteran’ of many aid […]

Posted: 12th February 2021