Entries by The Island York

Fundraiser at the YWMB Networking Event

On Monday 14 May, Catherine Adamson organised a raffle at the York Women Mean Business networking event to raise funds for her upcoming 109-mile walk and wild camping challenge across the Cleveland Way. Catherine is hoping to raise £10,000, which will be split equally between The Island York and Sash. The number of businesses who gave […]

Sainsbury’s Food Bank Donation Drive for The Island, York

On Saturday 5 May, shoppers at Sainsbury’s Monks Cross were invited to find out more about our food bank during a donation drive. This also gave us the opportunity to share stories with Sainsbury’s customers about the impact their donations have on local children and their families who use our services. During the day, we were […]

Race Night at The Haxby Sports Bar

Looking for something to do on Saturday 4 May? Well, our friend and supporter Catherine Adamson will be hosting a Race Night at the Haxby Sports Bar to raise money for two charities, including The Island, York. The Race Night will offer an evening of great fun for everyone to get involved in and there will […]

Acoustic and Folk Mini-Fest – 31 March

We’re delighted to announce that we have been chosen as York’s Little Festival of Live Music’s charity for their upcoming Acoustic and Folk Mini-Fest which will take place at The Black Swan Inn on Saturday 31 March. We are thrilled to be part of this great event which showcases the work of musicians and bands […]

The Island, York – Mentoring Training – May 2018

The Island’s training is back on offer again for potential Volunteers wanting to support one of our provisions. The dates are Thursday 10th/17th and 24th May 2018 all from 17:30pm – 20:30pm at 32 Priory Street, York, YO1 6EX. The training we offer is FREE, however, accreditation’s for both the training and volunteer hours  completed are […]

External Training Opportunity

Brightsparks have been successful in gaining funding to run a 3-day Essential Skills for Working with Children and Young People course again. This free three-day course will provide an introduction to working with children and young people and will cover: Understanding the children’s workforce Managing challenging behaviour Dealing with trauma and attachment issues Developing emotional resilience […]

Volunteer Mentor Training at The Island York

The Island York is always looking for new volunteer mentors and we have a training cohort coming up! Please don’t hesitate to book on! The training is separated over the course of 3 evenings and to become a mentor you will need to attend them all. The October dates are: Thursday: 12th 5-8;30 Tuesday: 17th […]

The Island York’s Halloween Bounceathon!

BOUNCEATHON POSTER – Click the link for the poster Date: Saturday the 28th October Time: Various slots available between (9pm-9am ) Entry fee: £5 p\p for an hours bounce inc socks £1 donated directly to the island 60 spaces available per slot. Venue: Energi Trampoline Park York   Come along and bounce with us to […]

Rotary Club: York Dragon Boat Race

Thank you to Aviva, The Botanist and Choc-Affair for their support at Sunday’s Rotary Club, York Dragon Boat Race. It was a great team effort and we are looking forward to hopefully having a team participate in next years boat race. Our thanks also to Victoria at The Naughty Food Company for providing an excellent buffet for […]