CWUHA convoy to deliver vital aid to refugees in Hungary and Turkey

A six vehicle CWUHA convoy will set off over the next few days for Turkey and Hungary with aid for refugees. “This has gone from a small project to an international relief effort.”Carl Webb, CWUHA chair Two vehicles head for Turkey today (Friday), with the other four setting off to Hungary on Monday. The appeal […]

Posted: 30th October 2015

Refugee Crisis – CWUHA Appeal

You will all have seen the harrowing images of refugees attempting to escape the war that is raging in their country, with many of them drowning during attempts to reach safety with their families. On reaching Europe they have found themselves in further difficulty as countries struggle to react to the sheer volume of refugees. […]

Posted: 13th October 2015

CWUHA deliver smiles and aid to Moldova

CWU Humanitarian Aid (CWUHA) continue to mark 20 years of delivering smiles to underprivileged children and have been in Moldova doing just that and more. As part of the charity’s 20th anniversary celebrations, CWUHA undertook one of its most ambitious projects to date – converting a rundown school in Moldova into an activity centre for […]

Posted: 25th September 2015

The Phoenix Centre Offering Hope, Love and Inclusion

On Saturday 19th September trustees and supporters, at no expense to CWUHA, will meet up with convoy drivers to attend the opening of the ‘Phoenix Centre’. Working in partnership with Mad-Aid and Moldova-Aid we have renovated and transformed a rundown school in Moldova into a modern disabled activity centre. The new centre will provide an […]

Posted: 15th September 2015

21 miles for CWUHA

The annual CWU pilgrimage to the Long Mynd in Shropshire for a 21 mile walk including a climb to above 1500 feet in support of CWU Humanitarian Aid (CWUHA) took place on the 5th September. Once again organised by The Mid Wales the Marches and North Staffs Branch it attracted CWU activists and members from […]

Posted: 15th September 2015

Report Back On the CWUHA 2015 Annual General Meeting

Over 70 delegates attended the 2015 CWUHA Annual General Meeting held in the Meyrick Suite in the Bournemouth International Centre. The event was sponsored by Simpson Millar Solicitors. Honoured guests to our 20th Anniversary year AGM were Dennis McWilliams, co-founder and the first President of the CWUHA, Dave Ward the new CWU General Secretary and […]

Posted: 10th July 2015

Tanzanian Village School Update

Since 2008 CWUHA has supported a school in Moshi, Tanzania. Mr Masawee, the headmaster of the Kilima Hewa village school, appealed for help from CWUHA via Sarah Grogan a Simpson Millar solicitor who spent time in the school teaching the children. The original school which Sarah attended comprised of one small room, which was part […]

Posted: 10th July 2015

Walkers Union Part of Slater and Gordon sponsor CWUHA aid convoy to Moldova

Walkers Union Part of Slater and Gordon proudly sponsored a humanitarian aid mission to Moldova in May 2015. The CWU Humanitarian Aid (CWUHA) expedition, has been part-funded by Walkers Union Part of Slater and Gordon, which provided the team with t-shirts, vehicle stickers and a donation of £2,500. The mission delivered humanitarian aid direct to vulnerable children […]

Posted: 29th June 2015

The CWUHA’s unbelievable convoy to Moldova, May 2015

Thanks to Victoria Dunford the Director of Mad-Aid and her Moldovan charity, we in the CWUHA had the chance to go back and see what things were like in Moldova since our previous trip in 2011 and, most importantly, visit our on-going project, the ‘Phoenix Centre’, an old school building that is being renovated and […]

Posted: 29th June 2015

CWUHA “epitomises what trade unions are all about”

CWU Annual Conference delivered a heartfelt message of congratulation to the union’s humanitarian aid charity, CWUHA, on its 20th birthday. It is now almost two decades to the day when the then fledgling charity delivered its first convoy to war-torn Bosnia in May 1995. To mark the anniversary, delegates in Bournemouth unanimously backed a North […]

Posted: 29th April 2015