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HS Netherlands is a national finalist in the Apples from Orange prize

HS Netherlands is a national finalist in the Apples from Orange prize There is great excitement in Holland as Home-Start The Netherlands is through to the national finals, with the results to be announced in May. But what also caught our eye was this wonderful tribute from the Oranje Fonds which runs the prize, on the power of being together so that nobody stands alone Their CEO said: we believe in a socially connected kingdom in which everyone can participate. Volunteers

Premiers Pas Quebec 10th anniversary fundraising activities

Premiers Pas Quebec 10th anniversary fundraising activities The first part of our fundraising activity, the canoe race, took place on June 16. The event was a big success and we had a new winner: Roxboro. The second event, the Gala, took place on September 13 at a new location, the site of the 1967 Montréal international Exposition. Back to the news Contact us Home-Start Worldwide is registered as a charity with the Charity Commission for England and Wales

RETIREMENT OF WENCHE HEIMHOLT ISACHSEN – HOME-START NORWAY

RETIREMENT OF WENCHE HEIMHOLT ISACHSEN – HOME-START NORWAY Wenche Heimholt Isachsen, the National Director of Home-Start Norway will be retiring on the 20 December 2018. Wenche, who has been with Home-Start for 18 years will spend a few weeks handing over to the new National Director who will be joining Home-Start on the 3 December 2018. We will miss Wenche’s gentle, reliable, strong presence and her invaluable contributions to the organisation. We wish her a wonderful retirment and thank her for everything

Margaret Harrison CBE 1938-2015

Margaret Harrison CBE 1938-2015 We are deeply saddened by the news that Margaret Harrison, the founder and life president of Home-Start UK, passed away peacefully at her home in Leicester on Sunday the 16 August 2015. Margaret founded Home-Start International (now Home-Start Worldwide) in 1999 in response to requests for help from people across the world who were inspired by the success of Home-Start UK and wanted to start Home-Start in their own communities. Today, Home-Start supports each year around 40,000 families and

Baptcare’s Home-Start program in Australia wins Business Excellence Award

Baptcare’s Home-Start program in Australia wins Business Excellence Award Baptcare’s Bendigo Home-Start program recently won the Powercor Bendigo Business Excellence Award for not-for-profit/community service organisation of the year. The program was established in 2008 to help socially isolated families facing difficult circumstances to draw on the valuable experience of others in the community. It connects volunteers to families, based on specific needs of the families and the strengths of the volunteers. In the past financial year, Baptcare Bendigo Home-Start provided in-home support

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