Wetherby woman’s tombola mission to thank WiSE for dad’s dementia support

A Wetherby woman’s tombola marathon will raise money for older people as a thank you for her dad’s dementia support. Adele Fairburn plans to run tombolas at her 15 Bee Crafty Markets throughout the year to boost funds for Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE). The charity hosts a memory café which Adele says…

Wetherby volunteer’s personal story inspires memory café support

A Wetherby volunteer’s personal story inspired her to support a charity memory café bringing joy to those living with dementia and their carers. Megan Gill, aged 25 from Leeds, is among an army of more than 120 volunteers who regularly give up their time to support Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) services- including…

Wetherby councillor’s donation gives WiSE café boost

A Wetherby councillor’s donation will help to sustain a much-needed charity café supporting people through the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) launched its ‘Welcome Café’ last winter to provide a warm, welcoming space for people of all ages to meet and eat. Now Wetherby Ward councillor Alan Lamb has backed…

WiSE’s fundraising pledge to meet growing dementia demand

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) has pledged to put every penny it raises this year into expanding its support for those living with dementia and their carers following a surge in demand. WiSE has already added a new team member to create extra capacity for its popular memory café- increasing the sessions it…

Twenty’s plenty as health workers first to join WiSE charity challenge

Wetherby health workers hope to raise hundreds of pounds for older people after becoming the first to sign-up for an ingenious charity multiplier challenge. Staff at The Wetherby Clinic will be baking, hiking and donating for Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) as they attempt to transform a £20 pledge into lots more cash…

Wetherby winter warmth packs to be distributed to older people in need

More than 200 older people in Wetherby will be warmer this winter, thanks to a charity-led donation scheme. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) is coordinating efforts to provide winter warmer packs to older people at a time when heating bills remain astronomically high. WiSE and Leeds Community Foundation have funded the packs- containing…

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