christmas raffle

Win fantastic prizes in our Christmas raffle

Tickets are now on sale for our Christmas raffle. The raffle which will be drawn at our annual Christmas fayre on the 28th November offers the chance to win some fantastic prizes in time for Christmas. Shops and organisations of Yorkshire have been very generous in donating prizes for our Christmas raffle. Prizes include a…

Elephant touchscreen kiosk

Wilberforce shortlisted for the Aviva Community Fund

Our bid for the Aviva Community Fund is on the shortlist and needs your votes. We placed a bid for funding of up to £25,000 to purchase an innovative touchscreen kiosk. Through touchscreen technology the Elekiosk makes information more accessible to more people. Our bid is for funds to purchase a touchscreen kiosk which can…

Wilberforce Trust head office staff begin National Eye Health Week with 'Bright for Sight' day, paying £1 to wear something 'bright' to work.

Wilberforce Trust staff make a bright start to National Eye Health Week

Wilberforce Head Office staff started National Eye Health Week on 22 September by paying to wear something bright to work on Monday, funds raised going towards activities for people with sight loss and other disabilities in the charity’s Living&Learning Zone at the Huntington office. The fifth National Eye Health Week (NEHW) runs from 22 to…

Claire Butler, far right, at the opening of the Sainsbury Micklegate store

York Sainsbury’s manager walking to Scarborough for Wilberforce

Assistant manager of the new Sainsbury’s Local store on Micklegate, York, Claire Butler, is walking from the store to Scarborough over this coming weekend to raise money for the Wilberforce Trust. Leaving the store at 10.00am on Sunday morning (2 March), Claire is intending to arrive in Malton by the evening then, after a good…