If families crumble, communities disintegrate and children suffer. By working in the home to make families strong, children thrive. So we help give children the best possible start in life by supporting parents as they grow in confidence, strengthen their relationships with their children and widen their links with the local community. We work with the families who, for whatever reason, are not getting the help they need. Very often we are the last chance they have.

Home-Start Essex depends heavily on donations from people like you to fund our work with parents and children. Everyone needs help at some time in their life…so go on, help us to make a difference to a child’s life today. Ways you can do this include regular giving, one off gifts, taking part in a run or bike ride or fundraise at work. Find out more here:

Fundraising Events

Raising funds for your favourite charity is always rewarding – and can be great fun! Here are some suggestions which we hope will inspire you to organise or run a charity event for Home-Start Essex.

  • sign up for a sporting challenge such as a marathon or cycle ride
  • arrange a coffee morning for your friends, colleagues and family
  • organise a quiz night
  • hold a barbeque or a strawberry tea
  • invite people to view your garden
  • run an auction
  • have a race night
  • and many more….

If you belong to a club or sports team, you will be surprised how supportive and generous your fellow members will be if you are prepared to organise a charity event for such a good cause. Remember, your sponsors will be helping local families who are struggling to bring up their children in difficult circumstances.

If you want to rise to the fund raising challenge, please talk to our organisers who will be delighted to help with tips, advice and promotional materials.
f you have any great ideas about fundraising events please contact us on 01245 847460 or send us an email through our contact us page.

Companies and Home-Start Essex – a Win Win Win Partnership!

Girl placing money in a piggy bankWin – children – more secure within families; getting the help they need when they need it from volunteers who are there because they want to be.

Win – Home-Start Essex – able to reach out to more children and parents that are struggling to cope.

Win – companies – associated with the largest home-visiting family support charity in the UK; touching lives within their local community.

As a business man or woman, you will be aware of the potential benefits of cause related marketing. If you run or manage a local business, there are special ways you can help us, for example:

  • donate office equipment or consumables for our office.
  • help us with the cost of promotional materials such as leaflets and newsletters.
  • donate goods or services which can be used in raffles and auctions.
  • advertise your business in our newsletter or on this website.
  • introduce us to your clients, customers and suppliers.
  • sponsor one of our fund raising events.

In return we promise to do our best to promote your business amongst all those who come into contact with Home-Start Essex. If you can help,please contact us.

Home-Start Essex depends heavily on donations to fund our work with parents and children.

Everyone needs help at some time in their life…so please, help us to make a difference to a child’s life today.

At Home-Start Essex, we work with families who, for whatever reason, aren’t getting the help they need. Very often we are the last chance they have. Your generosity will help us to reach out to parents and children who urgently need Home-Start support.

my-donate-wordmarkYou can make a donation online right now by clicking on the mydonate button.

If you would like to donate in other ways, please contact us at our Brentwood office..

Thank you for your support


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