Entries by The Island York

School Based Mentoring: Volunteer Recruitment

Volunteer Recruitment School Based Mentoring is a project run by a group of 12 volunteer mentors supporting 10 particularly disadvantaged young people in year 5 and 6. The project runs for 20 weekly sessions across the academic year between November and May. Each pupil is matched with a mentor and together they take part in […]

The Island York App is now available!

The Island York App is now available to download for free from the App Store. The App has links to all activities and events in and around York, all our fundraising events and provides ways to donate! What you waiting for?! Get Downloading! Go on your App store on your phone and type in  The […]

The Botanist fundraises for The Island York

During the festive period, The Botonist is spreading a little extra Christmas cheer by helping raise money for The Island York. The Botonist will be adding a contribution of £1 per table to each bill that will go directly to The Island. They will also donate 25p from every kids meal sold to The Island. […]

Ware & Kay Solicitors conquer The Major Series!

On Sunday 16th October, Ware & Kaye Solicitors not only conquered The Major Series but in the process managed to raise just over £600 for our charity. On behalf of everyone here at The Island Mentoring Scheme, we would like to thank all those at Ware & Kay who supported and competed in The Major Series. […]

An Island Mentee is awarded with the Young People’s Shine Award 2016

We are incredibly pleased to announce and super proud to say that one of our lovely young people has received a prestigious Young People’s Shine Award. The event was hosted by editors of Shine magazine, City of York Council’s magazine, who provided the promotion of activities and opportunities for young people around the city.  Door […]

The Island York’s Monk Park Farm Summer Outing

This Summer we had a fantastic time on our Summer Outing to visit Monk Park Farm, in North Yorkshire. The children who use our services here at The Island York were able to feed a variety of animals. There were lambs, sheep, goats, calves, pigs, donkeys, llamas, alpacas, hens, peacocks, rabbits and guinea pigs. The […]

The Island York’s St Crux Fundraiser 8th December 2015

We welcome and encourage you to get involved with this exciting event on Tuesday 8th December, raising awareness and funds to support the work The Island is doing! What you can do to help! Give up some time on the day to help run a stall/ serve food. Donate some items for the stalls (new/ […]