Acorn Committee

The Acorn Committee (Reg Charity No: 1149223) Raises Funds for People with Dementia and their Carers in the Harrogate, Ripon and Wetherby Area and for Research into Scleroderma Disease at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

 


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Since 1999 Acorn has raised over £972,000 and donated funding for equipment, facilities and a research fellow at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Rheumatology Department under Professor Emery; provided start up funding for a service for early onset (working age) dementia in Harrogate, raised funds for a befriending scheme supporting people with dementia; funded lunch clubs, social activities, singing for fun, outings and holidays for people with dementia and their carers and much, much more...

   


Acorn has raised a record £112,000 in the last financial year (April 2013 - April 2014).  We are only £28,000 off hitting that awesome milestone of £1Million Pounds since we started in 1999!

  

Thank you all for helping to make this a fantastic fundraising year for Acorn. For details of what's gone on and how the money has been raised, do read our latest Acorn Update or go to our press releases page 


 

Do you shop Online?

 

Did you know that when you buy something online you could be raising money for Acorn?  Over 3,000 retailers including Amazon, M&S, Boden, Waitrose, House of Fraser, Vodaphone, Virgin Atlantic, Lakeland and many more will donate a percentage of what you spend to Acorn when you shop with them via fundraising website www.easyfundraising.org.uk (and select Acorn).