Entries by Tiwa Odukoya

Accuro celebrates Volunteers’ Week

FROM 1st – 7th June every year, organisations celebrate and say thank you to the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. In 2019 thus far, over 70% of people in the UK have volunteered at some point in their lives and 96% of those have found volunteering to be a positive experience […]

Skydive raises £3,736.38 for Accuro charity

On 19th May, Gemma Menzies, Guy Shackleton and Robert Purcell took part in a skydive at Beccles Airfield in Suffolk and have raised £3,736.38 for Accuro, a local charity that supports people with a disability. For a quick glimpse of the skydive, check out the video below: Fancy yourself an adrenalie junkie? Contact fundraising@accuro.org.uk to […]

Accuro receives donation from Bell Day Nursery

On 15th March 2019, the Bell Day Nursery based in Saffron Walden donated £1000 to Accuro (Care Services), a local charity that supports people with disabilities in West Essex. The nursery which cares and educates children aged 0-5 operates as a Community Interest Company whereby any profit generated is used to purchase new equipment, increase […]

How the performing arts helps people with disabilities

On Friday 1st March, Accuro’s Saturday Play Club premiered their short film The Windy Dragon at Dame Bradbury’s School in Saffron Walden. The Windy Dragon, the children’s very own creation, told a tale of how a brave young girl chases away an evil, smelly dragon in order to rescue a friendly and trapped dragon. This […]

Hikeover!

Sending a HUGE Thank You to 1st Bishops Stortford and Hockerill Scout Group! The Aztec Troop took part in a Hikeover raising an incredible £250 for our charity. Well done to the 24 scouts and their leaders for the intense hike through Hatfield Forest! With your help we can continue to support people with disability […]

Workshops in Child Mental Health

EWMHS and Family Solutions are holding Workshops in Child Mental Health. For information on when and where the workshops are being held, please see the attached poster. To book, please contact administrator Lewis Ball @ West Essex EWMH Service on: Email: HarlowHubAdmin@nelft.nhs.uk Or Phone: 0300 300 1600 (option 1 & 4)

Asda Foundation

We’re thrilled to announce that we have been chosen for Asda’s Green Token Giving Scheme in their Harlow store. To vote for us – visit the store and collect your token from the cashier at checkout, then choose the Accuro box. It’s that simple! 💚 Thank you for your support. For more information on the […]

Firewalk – Holroyd

Thank you for taking part in our Firewalk & helping to raise so much money for Accuro! #Essexcharity #fundraising #firewalk ‘Last November 10 employees from Holroyd took part in a Firewalk to raise funds for Accuro. We’re very proud to say that we managed to raise a staggering £1863.00 … and the soles of our […]

Inner Wheel in Saffron Walden

Thank you to the Inner Wheel in Saffron Walden for their generous donation of £200 towards Accuro’s Saturday Play Club. The Inner Wheel members recently visited the club to meet our service users and staff for a cheque presentation. For more information on the Saffron Walden Inner Wheel, please visit their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Organization/Saffron-Walden-Inner-Wheel-Club-415327098872784/ […]

The Giving Street

We’re so thrilled to have been chosen for Giving Street by TheGivingMachine. Thank you for choosing us as one of your causes. What is Giving Street? Giving Street is The Giving Machine’s “buy local, give local” initiative, supporting local businesses. It’s FREE to join, just make sure that you are registered with TheGivingMachine.co.uk as a […]

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity In the New Year, we will have a new volunteer position available for an Admin Support role at our head office in Bishop’s Stortford. The position will be for a minimum of 2 half days a week and will be to assist our Operations Manager who oversees all of our projects. If you, […]