If you shop at the Tesco store in Ware over the next couple of months please vote for us in the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme. The more votes we receive the better our chances for a bigger donation towards our mentoring service.
Staff and customers at the Stevenage Sainsbury’s store in Magpie Crescent have chosen to support unpaid carers and countywide charity Carers in Hertfordshire as their Local Charity of the Year and we held a succesful launch for the partnership - raising £550 and supported by the Mayor of Stevenage.
Carers in Scotland that receive Carer’s Allowance are to get a boost as the benefit is being increased in line with Jobseeker’s Allowance – equivalent to an extra £8.50 a week. Now, Carers UK is calling for the Government to raise Carer’s Allowance in the rest of the UK to match changes in Scotland.
From coffee mornings or afternoon tea and sponsored walks to live music events and more, taking part in a fundraising activity or organising one is a great way to support Carers in Hertfordshire. Throughout the year we are pleased to get involved with fundraising events organised by individuals, businesses, schools and groups held to support us. We also plan our own activities or have fundraising and information stands at various community events or activities that you can join in too. Below is a list of upcoming events. To learn more about any event please get in touch with the contact, details provided and if you want to find out about volunteering at any of them please call 01992 58 69 69 or email
As part of the Festival there will be live music at the Hertford Club in Bull Plain, Hertford from around 11.30am until late. Local musician and supporter Pat Crilly is involved with the event and we have been chosen to benefit from this event and will be collecting donations and doing other fundraising.
You can find out more about the Festival at www.hertfordmusicfestival.co.uk
From 11.30am with the last group setting off at 2.30pm at Fairlands Valley Park, Six Hills Ways, Stevenage, SG2 0BL
A carer has organised a sponsored walk around the lake at Fairlands Valley Park with money raised being donated to support our work providing free advice and services for unpaid carers.
The walk will set off from Costellos Café in the Park and should take about 30 minutes to one hour to complete. If you would like to take part please contact Norman on 07884 336012 or email
If you cannot attend, but wish to make a donation you can do so at https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/stevenagecarershub
From 1pm to 3pm at the Scout Headquarters in Magpie Crescent, Poplars, Stevenage, SG2 9RZ.
The Mayor of Stevenage, Cllr Margaret Notley, has chosen us as one of the charities she is supporting during her year as Mayor. Tickets are now on sale for this Garden Party with afternoon tea. There will be live music from Stevenage Male Voice Choir and a raffle. Tickets are £6 and available from Andy Smith on 01438 216069 or Roy Nicholson on 01438 232369.
At the Scout Headquarters in Magpie Crescent, Poplars, Stevenage, SG2 9RZ. Get together with friends or family and put your knowledge to the test whilst helping raise funds for us as part of Cllr Margaret Notley, the Stevenage Mayor’s Charity of the Year support.
We’re delighted to have been chosen as the Local Charity of the Year for three Sainsbury’s stores – Letchworth (Third Avenue), Stevenage (Magpie Crescent) and Marshalwick Lane in St Albans.
Thousands of people flocked to Hertford Castle to enjoy the free charity music festival, Rock at the Castle, and donated a massive £5,590 to support our work with young carers.
Carers can give their views about the future of adult social care- how best to support people’s wellbeing and care needs and how to pay for it – as part of a consultation by the Local Government Association (LGA).