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

Our Most Ambitious Projects to Date!

On its 20th Anniversary Year, CWU Humanitarian Aid (CWUHA) will be undertaking some of its most ambitious projects to date including: Activity Centre for Disabled Children Convoys to Moldova School in Africa Holiday to Remember Read all about the projects here and find out what we are hoping to achieve.

Posted: 22nd April 2015

BT Backs CWUHA’s 20th Anniversary Project

CWU Humanitarian Aid’s plans to mark its 20th anniversary year by creating a permanent rehabilitation facility for disabled children and young people in Moldova has been given a massive boost thanks to a generous donation from BT. Yesterday (Monday) BT presented a £10,000 cheque to the union’s unique international relief organisation in the latest demonstration […]

Posted: 21st April 2015

Gary Ingram Au Naturel

Gary Ingram, CWU Official is having his shaggy beard shaved off at the CWU Conference to raise money for CWUHA’s 20th anniversary project. As has become typical of the charity over the years, this project will focus on assisting needy children with plans to renovate a rundown school in Moldova into an activity centre for […]

Posted: 17th April 2015

We’ve Launched Our New Website!

It’s been redesigned from the ground up to give easy access to everything that we’re doing, so please take a little time to explore and let us know what you think!

Posted: 17th April 2015