Show that York cares this Christmas!
1/11/2018
We're looking for teams of volunteers from our member organisations to take part in this year's Christmas collections.
We need your votes!
23/10/2018
We need your votes in the Aviva Community Fund for the chance to win £5,000 to set up Number Clubs and support primary school pupils with their maths.
Team Challenge Week 2018
22/10/2018
3 days, 3 sites, 6 half day challenges!
Right to Read Spring 2019!
8/10/2018
We are now recruiting for Right to Read volunteers to go into schools and help primary school pupils with their reading in Spring term!
Hello from two new faces at York Cares
1/10/2018
This year's student volunteer interns Rebecca and Shannay say hello!
Nestle host a careers focused day for college students
1/10/2018
Employee-volunteers from Nestle reminded pupils that there is #nowrongpath when it comes to thinking about their future options.
Golden Moments 2018
27/7/2018
On 19 July it was our annual Golden Moments awards, read about the winners here!
Employee-volunteers from Aviva challenge pupils with Project Dare
19/6/2018
This term it was pupils from Millthorpe secondary school's turn to take on Project Dare.
Right to Read volunteer recruitment is open!
11/6/2018
Would you like to volunteer one hour a week helping primary school pupils with their reading?
Guest Blog: Molly Hawthorne
25/5/2018
Molly looks back over her year as a student volunteer with York Cares
Getting ready for Big Community Challenge 2018
2/5/2018
Preparations for Big Community Challenge 2018 are well underway!
York Cares Annual Stakeholder Meeting
23/4/2018
Over 70 representatives from across the city came together to consider social value.
We’re looking for the site of 2018’s Big Community Challenge!
5/3/2018
3 days, over 200 volunteers, one local community space... but where will it be?
It’s almost time for Project Dare!
8/2/2018
With the next Project Dare challenges just around the corner, York Cares Intern Molly Hawthorne gives her take on Project Dare.
Right to Read Summer 2018
26/1/2018
We are now recruiting Right to Read volunteers for the Summer term. Register your interest by February 16th to join our fantastic group of volunteers!
York Cares Annual Programme 2018
25/1/2018
Our programme outlines the range employee-volunteering opportunities available in 2018.
Benenden challenge pupils with Project Dare
1/12/2017
Employee-volunteers from Benenden dared pupils to think about mental health and marketing.
Team Challenge Week 2017
26/10/2017
Over 100 employee-volunteers. Four challenges. One week. That can only mean one thing – Team Challenge Week 2017!
Guest Blog: Molly Hawthorne
10/10/2017
Hello from the new Communications and Aspirations intern!
Raising aspirations through Project Dare
8/9/2017
This academic year Project Dare is expanding, read about it here.
The York Cares team get their gardening gloves on
14/8/2017
See what the York Cares Team got up to when they volunteered at Gale Farm Court!
Golden Moments 2017
7/7/2017
Read about the winners of this year's Golden Moments awards!
Big Community Challenge Guest Blog
13/6/2017
Read a guest blog about the Big Community Challenge written by Hannah our Communications and Marketing Intern.
Guest Blog from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation
5/6/2017
Read this guest blog from Paul Brook at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation about his experience of our Right to Read programme.
Guest Blog from Aviva
25/5/2017
Read this Guest Blog from employee volunteers at Aviva who delivered an Interview Skills workshop for Bright Futures.
York Cares annual Stakeholder Meeting
11/5/2017
Read about this year's Stakeholder Meeting at Aviva.
Design your Outlet with Haxby Road Primary
8/5/2017
Year 4 pupils from Haxby Road Primary became shop designers for the day with York Designer Outlet!
Behind the Scenes at York Hospital with Starting Blocks!
2/5/2017
A group of looked after young people go behind the scenes at York Hospital.
Project Dare: Year 9 Step Up to the Challenge!
29/3/2017
Project Dare ran with The Joseph Rowntree school for a second time this March. Read about it here.
From zero to hero!
23/2/2017
Hear some of the highlights from our Right to Read volunteers from student intern, Jemma.
Dementia Friends Guest Blog
6/2/2017
Read this Guest Blog from Rosie our Team Challenge Intern about her experience of a Dementia Friends session.
York Cares Annual Programme 2017
17/1/2017
See the range of opportunities that we have on offer this year
Make a Difference this Christmas: Guest Blog
1/12/2016
Jennie from the York Housing Association shares this touching piece about how our annual Christmas Collection supports the women she works with.
Guest Blog from Portakabin
24/10/2016
Read this Guest Blog from Portakabin's Neil Barwise about how his team stayed cheerful on a slightly rainy Big Community Challenge.
Guest Blog from John Lewis
24/10/2016
Take a look at this Guest Blog from Liz Johnson, a volunteer from this year's Big Community Challenge.
Celebrating Ten Years!
4/8/2016
Volunteers recognised at York Cares Golden Moments Awards
Back to the Beginning
28/1/2016
As we enter our tenth anniversary year, we are having a look at how York Cares all began.
Guest Blog: Lucy Horsman
30/11/2015
A few words from a new face at York Cares
New faces at the Big Community Challenge
26/10/2015
Four recent new members, ADVA, Lendlease, Omnicom Engineering and TSP, describe their first experiences with York Cares
Helping York become Dementia Friendly
26/10/2015
Read more about Tesco's time at Windsor House on the York Cares Big Community Challenge
Team Challenges spring into action
21/8/2015
Our volunteers have been busy supporting the community over the summer.
Volunteering together for Team Challenge Week
1/6/2015
Volunteers support the community during Team Challenge Week.
Annual Stakeholder Meeting
8/5/2015
Our new proposals for working in secondary schools are announced.
York CU Graduation
8/5/2015
Over 100 children graduate through York CU.
Guest Blog from Benenden Health
24/4/2015
Take a look at our guest blog from Amy Goodman, a volunteer on the Right to Read scheme
York Cares: Robots and tasting quality chocolate
10/3/2015
Another fun-packed fortnight with CU in the City.
Guest Blog from Hiscox
3/3/2015
Take a look at our first guest blog from Vicky Foster at Hiscox who volunteered on the Charity Business Review.
CU in the City is back with a bang!
6/2/2015
Exciting events for children and their families...
Cooking up a treat with Starting Blocks
6/2/2015
Young care leavers get insight into hospitality and catering industry.
Business support for OCAY
6/2/2015
Local charity OCAY gets boost through Charity Business Review.
Three local charities benefit from business support
3/2/2015
Success for third York Cares Charity Business Review (CBR).
Business and charity can be perfect match
26/12/2014
York Cares recently launched a third Charity Business Review (CBR) which helps local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.
Spreading some Christmas cheer
19/12/2014
The festive season is well and truly upon us and York Cares is getting into the spirit of things with our annual Christmas opportunities.
Volunteers Join Forces in Foxwood
7/11/2014
Every year York Cares runs a Big Community Challenge in which a local space is transformed in just three days.
Fireworks, Robots and Diagon Alley
23/10/2014
Back by popular demand, CU in the City returned last month just six months after its launch.
Giving Children the Right to Read
17/10/2014
Since 2006, York Cares has been matching employee-volunteers with schools to provide much needed one-to-one reading support for children.
Transforming Foxwood Community Centre
18/9/2014
We've been busy planning the annual York Cares Big Community Challenge.
Celebrating York Cares’ volunteers
21/8/2014
Last month the annual York Cares Golden Moments Awards took place on a glorious summer evening in the Aviva Boardroom.
Portakabin builds new links with the community
3/7/2014
Volunteers from Portakabin Group have made an enthusiastic start to their employee-volunteering scheme.
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