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HOPE’s Christmas Shoe Box Appeal 2018

his year at HOPE we have decided to do a Christmas shoe box appeal. Each year we like to ensure that our service users have a present to open on Christmas day, as everyone should have something to open at Christmas.

The following items which would be ideal to fill your Christmas shoe boxes with are:

Deodorants, shampoo, socks, hats/caps, flannels, tooth brushes, tooth paste, waterproof kagools, chocolate bars/sweets (with a current expiry date), disposable razors, shaving foam, womens sanitary products, pajama’s, hair accessories, wind up torches, books/crosswords

If you have any items, but are not sure if you can donate them or not, you can always call us on 01909 531294 ext.29 or email

Items that we cannot accept are;

Used or damaged items, alcohol, medicines, knives, cigarettes/tobacco, expired food

All shoe boxes can be dropped off Monday to Friday between 9.00am-4.30pm, at 17 Queen Street, Worksop, S80 2AN. Our deadline for boxes to be in by is the 5th of December.

For further information you can call 01909 531294 ext.20 or

You can also visit our Facebook and Twitter pages too for updates.


Volunteers from Walgreen Boots Alliance help HOPE

Volunteers from Walgreen Boots Alliance help HOPE On Friday the 14th of September a group of volunteers from Walgreen Boots Alliance attended HOPE Community Services as a part of their CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). The volunteers tasked themselves with painting HOPE’s homeless hostel. HOPE would like to thank them for their community support. They didContinue Reading

HOPE’s current situation

HOPE’s current situation We have recently had a comment from an individual who had been a supporter of HOPE, but feels that they no longer can going forward. HOPE wants to explain the current situation to our supporters. Firstly, we would like to thank all supporters for your feedback, comments are always useful whether positiveContinue Reading

Alans West Highland Way walk for HOPE

During May, HOPE’s CEO Alan (and his friends) undertook the West Highland Way, 92 miles from Glasgow to Fort William, and adding Ben Lomond & Ben Nevis …. He did this in order to raise money for HOPE and to help homeless people across north Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire. Alan managed to raise £575 for HOPE, asContinue Reading

HOPE’s celebration lunch for volunteer week

HOPE celebrates volunteer week   On Friday the 1st of June Hope Community Services held a celebration volunteers lunch where Councillor Glynn Gilfoyle (from Nottinghamshire County Council ) presented our amazing volunteers with certificates and gift sets. The lovely afternoon consisted of a buffet, fruit punch and glorious weather. ☕ At HOPE we are extremely grateful for all of our hardContinue Reading

Emma’s 160ft bungee jump for HOPE

Bungee jump for HOPE On Saturday the 2nd of June Hope Community Services Development Worker Emma did a 160ft bungee jump in order to raise vital funds for HOPE.  Emma did her thrilling jump from Magna @ The Abyss in Rotherham. Emma’s colleague Joanne was there in full support,  along with Emma’s mum, ready toContinue Reading

Vacancy for Trustee

Vacancy for Trustee – Hope Community Services Hope Community Services are seeking Trustees About the opportunity The Board are responsible for ensuring that the affairs of Hope Community Services are conducted legally and properly. The Board meet in Worksop, between six and eight times a year with the occasional need for training outside the normalContinue Reading

HOPEs homeless hostel celebrates Easter

HOPE’s homeless hostel, located on Queen Street in Worksop decided to celebrate Easter a bit differently this year.  On Good Friday we made the bank holiday really special for the service users. Support Workers Lesley and Liz spent the morning with the clients making Easter crafts (cards, decorating eggs etc) and this was followed byContinue Reading

Young Lacey completes Ifly for homeless charity

Young Lacey completes Ifly (indoor skydive) for homeless charity 8 year old Lacey Wilson from Worksop completed an Ifly (indoor skydive) in Manchester on Monday the 2nd of April. Lacey chose to undertake this fundraising event in order to help raise vital funds for homeless charity Hope Community Services. Lacey did fantastic with her IflyContinue Reading

Young girl does Ifly to raise funds for HOPE

Young girl does Ifly to raise funds for HOPE On the 2nd of April Lacey will be doing an indoor skydive in order to raise vital funds for homeless charity Hope Community Services. Previously, Lacey used her money which she received from her birthday in order to buy essential foods items for HOPE. Further toContinue Reading