CWUHA 2019 Annual Report

Click on the link below to download and read the 2019 CWUHA Annual Report. It’s an excellent read! 2019 CWUHA Trustees Annual Report

Posted: 12th October 2020

CWU Humanitarian Aid’s 25th Anniversary Online Event

This year is CWU Humanitarian Aid’s 25th Anniversary and to mark this important milestone the charity held an online event on Thursday 10th September 2020 at 6pm to 7.15pm. The line-up of speakers, included Dave Ward, CWU General Secretary, Angela Rayner MP and volunteers who spoke about their involvement and experiences working with the charity. […]

Posted: 21st September 2020

CWUHA Donates to a Community Hub in Wigan

CWUHA has made a donation of food and funds to help a community group set up in the Wigan borough. Ian and Linda Young two of our most senior volunteers visited and delivered the food to the hub meeting up with CWU member Cllr Paul Blay. The group ‘The Hindley & Hindley Green SDF Hub’ […]

Posted: 2nd June 2020

Decision to cancel the September 2020 Convoy

Due to the Covid epidemic we took the decision earlier this year to cancel the May convoy. In reality we had no choice as most borders had been closed along with hotels and restaurants, leaving us little option. The decision to also cancel the September convoy has been taken with a heavy heart. This will […]

Posted: 19th May 2020

Vital aid diverted to UK charities.

With the current situation across Europe it was decided to cancel the CWUHA May convoy to Moldova. Some of the aid that was due to go had been stored at our warehouse in Leyland and consisted of hand soap, bars of soap, bleach, washing up liquid, nappies, toothbrushes and assorted toiletries. The decision was taken […]

Posted: 16th April 2020

Heartfelt thank you letter….

Please see below the lovely Thank You letter that we have just recieved from David regarding part of the donations CWUHA made to Blackpool Coastal Housing a couple of weeks ago. Hi, I just want to say Thank you so much for the television that was donated for my flat. I honestly cannot thank you […]

Posted: 14th April 2020

CWUHA visit to Tanzania November 2019

CWUHA trustees visited Tanzania on a joint mission, firstly to check on the progress of our sponsored school and secondly to look at the possibility of supporting other projects. Lenny Crook trustee said of his visit “It is very difficult to not be impressed with all the organisations we visited. Each of them dedicated to […]

Posted: 2nd April 2020

Trustees agree new exciting projects in the UK and Africa.

CWUHA trustees meet at least five times a year to receive financial reports, agree drivers for convoys, receive updates on existing projects and on some occasions agree new ones.  The trustees meeting in February was one of those where they got to discuss and agree new exciting projects and partnerships. On the back of a […]

Posted: 1st April 2020

CWU Branch Chair delivers smiles to families in self isolation.

‘Thanks to the efforts of Pete O’Hanlon, Branch Chair Lancs & Cumbria branch, CWUHA were able to donate some toys and games to a family unit in Blackpool that supports victims of domestic abuse and families who find themselves homeless. Some of these families are also in self isolation. Pete said “I would like to […]

Posted: 19th March 2020

Spiderman delivers smiles with the help of CWUHA

Lancashire’s very own friendly neighbourhood Spiderman AKA Johnny Walker local CWU representative from Royal Mail Nelson Delivery Office visited Alder Hay Children’s Hospital in Liverpool on Wednesday 4th March 2020. With the help of a donation from the CWUHA, along with donations from toy manufacturers Hasbro, Mattel and Tomy as well as other donations, Johnny […]

Posted: 6th March 2020