Entries by Chloe Salisbury

Spooky fun thanks to Hatters Farm!

Accuro have been gradually returning to face to face clubs since mid-September. Just in time for Autumn and Halloween, members have been enjoying seasonal activities such as Autumn leaf art and now, thanks to Hatters Farm – pumpkin decorating!   Accuro currently offer four youth groups in Saffron Walden, Great Dunmow, Harlow and Loughton, a Saturday […]

#TickTheBox – Gift Aid Awareness Day

Thursday 8th October is #GiftAidAwarenessDay!⁠ Do you add Gift Aid when you donate?⁠ The year 2020 has been tough on UK Charities and fundraising is more important than ever. This makes Gift Aid more important than ever also.  Every year, a possible £560m in Gift Aid goes unclaimed. Next time you donate, #TickTheBox and help […]

Chef Luke Fishpool hosts successful Virtual Cook Along for Accuro!

Virtual Events and online gatherings have become the new normal  recently. West Essex based disability charity Accuro (Care Services) is embracing life online with virtual fundraisers – the latest of which is a ‘Zoom Cooking Class’. On Tuesday 15th September at 6pm, Accuro supporters tuned in for a live session on Zoom with chef Luke […]

Twitter Update

For those who follow us on twitter, we are currently experience technical difficulties. Our account has been locked, we believe this is due to the post scheduling programme that we use to plan our tweets. We are having this looked into, please contact us via email at enquiries@accuro.org.uk if you wish to get in touch.

Time for Fundraising!

The Covid-19 pandemic has made fundraising for charities like ours very difficult and now more than ever, we need your help! Today,  we’re sharing five ways that you can fundraise in your spare time.  Whether you have a spare minute or could dedicate a little time every day for a week, we’re so incredibly grateful […]

The Great AFS Bake Off!

Throughout May, Accuro’s Adult Friendship Scheme put their baking skills to the test with a ‘virtual bake off’ challenge.  Adult Friendship Scheme Coordinator Kerry Matholie said, “The bake off idea was actually inspired by a friend of mine who was running the competition with her family- each week a family friend was setting them a […]

Free Online Counselling for Young People

Mindfulness Exercise NHS https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/     Online Safety at Home   Resources from Think U Know on supporting your child at home to access the internet safely.   https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/support-your-child-at-home/ Kooth Kooth is an online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service providing young people aged 11-18 years (up to 19th birthday) in mid Essex with a […]

What We’ve Been Up To

The current situation means things haven’t gone quite the way we’d planned for the past couple of months at Accuro. We had exciting activities planned including Easter and Half Term Break, but of course, these have sadly had to be cancelled. At Accuro, we know the importance of staying connected. Our clubs aim to reduce […]