12 things that made our summer

Summer has flown by and September is well under way! Here are 12 things that have happened at The Besom in York since we last posted… 1. We’ve had lots of office time givers in! It’s been brilliant. Uni students on summer holidays, retired folk, and just generally people with time to spare! A big […]

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Service not services

A few encouragements from October. It was great to help St Paul’s Church in their annual ‘Service not services’. Each year they cancel their regular Sunday services and spend the time helping those in need instead. This year, they made some beautiful bundles up for Bundles of Joy. They were full to the brim of […]

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The stories keep on coming!

We’re excited to announce that 32 Stories – the second edition, is out now! 32 Stories is a booklet of stories from 19 different charities across York (and one story from York Central MP, Rachael Maskell). It has been put together by Wayne Golder at The Fulcrum Foundation and us here at The Besom in […]

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School Uniforms

Rob Ainsworth, co-ordinator of The Besom in York, reports on some very timely giving. It’s September, so that means back to school for many children in York. And for many of them it will be their first time at school or nursery. I’ve loved seeing the photos of my friends’ and family’s children posted on social media […]

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Money making a difference

Rob Ainsworth, co-ordinator of The Besom in York, looks at how we have been able to use some financial gifts. At the Besom we specialise in helping churches and Christians in York give what they have to those in need. A lot of the core team’s time is spent equipping individuals and families to give […]

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