Captain Tom 100 – Do it your way!

Friday 30th April 2021 would have been Captain Sir Tom Moore’s 101st birthday and the one-year anniversary since he completed his famous 100 laps of his garden raising a staggering £38.9m for the NHS. Tom’s simple message of hope – “Tomorrow will be a good day” – resonated around the...

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Conquer your clutter and raise money for us

Time for a spring clearout? Don’t know what to do with your unwanted books, games, CDs and DVDs while the charity shops are shut? Turn your unwanted stuff into funds for Home-Start Wandsworth in just 4 easy steps using Ziffit. Download the Ziffit app from the App store and scan...

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Welcome Rose

It is our pleasure to introduce you to Rose Swainston, the new Manager of Home-Start Wandsworth. Rose will be taking over the helm from Laura Ferreira, who is taking up a new Home-Start position nearer her home town. Rose previously worked in the youth and community sector, specialising in special...

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Time for a wardrobe spring clean?

Did you know that you could turn your second-hand clothes into money for Home-Start Wandsworth? With Spring just around the corner, and with lockdown confining everyone to their homes, now is the perfect time to have a little spring clean and organise your wardrobe. With charity shops closed until April,...

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Thank you for joining us Onwine!

Thank you to everyone who joined us and Unwined for our virtual wine tasting evening. The evening was really informative and great fun. Emma, the Sommelier guided us through five different and unusual wines on the theme of Family Tree. We learned some fascinating family stories that influenced some of...

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Run for Home-Start Wandsworth

Virgin Money London Marathon Looking for the ultimate fitness goal this year? Then look no further. We are very excited to have a place in the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3 October 2021. With general entries now sold out, running for Home-Start Wandsworth gives you a chance...

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Come and join us OnWine!

Fed up with lockdown? Missing your old social life? Then why not join us for a tipple from the comfort of your own sofa at our virtual wine tasting event on 18 March, hosted by local wine experts from Unwined. Whether you are a novice or a connoisseur, there is...

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Time to get cooking

Five of our families are taking part in a mentored virtual cooking course from Bags of taste. In their first session, they were sent ingredients to make three delicious meals including pasta sauce, pilaf and channa masala. The families were delighted with the recipes and enjoyed making the delicious meals...

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Children’s Mental Health Week 1st-7th February

This Children’s Mental Health Week, children and parents are being encouraged to share their thoughts and feelings during these challenging times. The theme of the week is ‘Express Yourself’, which is about finding ways to share feelings, thoughts, or ideas, through creativity. It is about finding a way to show...

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