Support Home-Start Leeds
You can help us change a child’s life!
We want to be able to support all the families who need us but we simply can’t do that without your help. We are seeing a rise in the number of families being referred to us so we need to recruit and train more volunteers to help support families in need and give more children a brighter future. We can only carry out our vital work with financial support from people like you.
All donations directly support families
Donations of whatever size have provided families with weekly support and practical goods such as Easter and Christmas hampers, toys at Christmas, baby equipment and a variety of emergency supplies.
Donate safely online with JustGiving.
Cheques can be payable to “Home-Start Leeds” and posted or handed in at our office.
Make a direct payment into our bank:
Sort Code: 30-00-05
Account No: 00011286
Account name: Home-Start Leeds
Gift Aid Your Donation
You can also add GiftAid donations to add 25% at no extra cost. Download a Gift Aid Form…
What your donation can do
Supporting a family costs £1,800 per year. Providing emotional support and practical help to families with a range of needs, helping to build confidence and coping skills through our unique home visiting service. Helping parents support the learning and development of their children.
- £5 pays the bus fare for a volunteer’s visit to a family.
- Training a new volunteer costs £250 per year – including an enhanced DBS check, training and accreditation courses. We need your help to train 25 new volunteers this year.
- £175 provides young parents with a group support session.
Home-Start Leeds depends entirely on the support and generosity of many local people, organisations and businesses. We receive no central funding.
Your donation will help us support more children and their families in Leeds.
Donate by Shopping Online!
You can help us for FREE when you shop online!
Over 4,000 shops and sites will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to shop with them. All you need to do is sign up and remember to use easyfundraising whenever you shop online. It’s easy and completely FREE! These donations really mount up, so please sign up to support us!
With Amazon Smile
If you use Amazon with Amazon Smile, they donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases on Amazon to us. All you need to do is start your shopping at smile.amazon.co.uk and find and choose us as your selected charity.
Home-Start UK’s online fundraising guide gives great examples to start your fundraiser. Come back to our page when you’ve got your idea to set up your page.
Other Ways You Can Help
- Publicise Home-Start Leeds and our work.
- Have a volunteer recruitment article for us in a company/organisation newsletter.
- Share your business expertise with us (e.g. IT/publicity)
- We welcome donations such as Easter Eggs to be distributed to children or gifts & food to help us provide parcels for children and families at Christmas.
Become a Home-Start Volunteer
Home-Start’s team of trained volunteers make sure a child’s early years count.
By volunteering just a few hours each week you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community.
Be a volunteer trustee – another interesting volunteer role.
Volunteer in other ways, such as helping in the office or with the production of our regular newsletters for families, volunteers and children.