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The Workaid Shop is 8 Years Old!

By | 2018-09-17T13:51:24+00:00 September 15th, 2018|History, News|

We are celebrating 8 years of the Workaid Shop! Our 'Charity Shop with a Difference' first opened its doors in 2010 and has provided a vast array of stock over the years with an ever changing supply of haberdashery, craft materials and [...]

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Heritage Open Day at Workaid – Sunday 9th September

By | 2018-09-10T14:10:22+00:00 September 2nd, 2018|Events, News|

Workaid is delighted to be taking part in this year's Heritage Open Day on Sunday, 9th September from 10am to 3.45pm. Workaid's Old Boot Factory is an atmospheric Victorian industrial building. Our volunteers will be giving tours of the workshops to provide a fascinating glimpse [...]

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Craft Supplies Sale in the Hive – Saturday 1st September

By | 2018-08-23T10:08:16+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Events, News|

It's always a pleasure to welcome our many customers to one of the specialist Craft Sales in The Hive at Workaid, The Old Boot Factory, Townsend Road, Chesham HP5 2AA.  The doors will be open at 10am until 1pm.  The [...]

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‘The Story of Workaid’: An Amersham Museum exhibition

By | 2018-05-21T10:36:29+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Events, News|

Workaid have partnered up with Amersham Museum to bring you a fantastic exhibition on our origin story and all of our achievements over the last 30+ years.   Visitors can expect to engage with various interactive stations, including a typewriter [...]

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Workaid partner from Uganda wins Social Entrepreneurship award

By | 2018-04-24T12:22:46+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Stories|

Congratulations to Meddy! Kisirisa Muhammed (‘Meddy’ to his friends) founded and runs the inspirational AFFCAD project on the edge of the Bwaise slum in Kampala.  His team made this fantastic video below for us last year.  Meddy has just won [...]

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