St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

Tag: fundraising

Big Give, Big Thanks

We’re truly blown away by the generosity of St Nicks supporters – the Big Give Christmas Challenge backed by the Garfield Weston Foundation reached £19,311 on the closing day of matching. We’d never done anything like this before so have learnt a lot along the way, including how to set up a hall for 80 hungry […]

Posted 7 December 2018 | Tags: Big Give, Christmas Challenge, fundraising, Garfield Weston Foundation, thanks

Big Give Christmas Challenge is live!

As of this noon until noon on 4th December, the Big Give Christmas Challenge donation page is live – all donations made via that page will get doubled by the Garfield Weston Foundation. Please help us raise funds to extend St Nicks Environment Centre to make more space for our volunteers, Ecotherapy participants, visitors and […]

Posted 27 November 2018 | Tags: Big Give, challenge, fundraising

Big Give Trike Challenge accomplished

We’re very proud of our Recycling Team who challenged themselves to cycle 135 miles on their two tricycles (Clicky and Twisty) on Saturday 24th November along the Sustrans Solar System route. This is the average distance all four of our vehicles (including electric Doris and Edith) cover each week so doing it with few gears […]

Posted 27 November 2018 | Tags: Big Give, challenge, fundraising, recycling, tricycles

Help grow our building for a greener York

Ever wished your money could go further? Your donation can double soon! After 20 years of success, St Nicks Environment Centre is at capacity. And it’s holding us back in our ambition to connect more people to nature and further improve York’s environment. Between 27 November and 4 December, we’re asking supporters like you to […]

Posted 5 October 2018 | Tags: Big Give, Environment Centre, fundraising, Natter for Nature

Summer concert raises cheers and £600!

Our 20th anniversary celebration concert on 30th June was a great success. The Unitarian Chapel filled up and the audience was very appreciative of the varied programme. Thea Jacob who came along summed it up well: “It was a wonderful evening and represented St Nicks brilliantly: inspirational, uplifting, purposeful, celebrating the richness and beauty of […]

Posted 11 July 2018 | Tags: 20th anniversary, celebration, fundraising, music

Racing to celebrate 20 years…

Our brave Recycling Team is taking on the Micklegate Soapbox Run Challenge again on Monday 27th August. Last year they came 18th out of 51 teams despite their soapbox disintegrating over the last jump (watch below) – can they win this time? It would make a great highlight of our 20th anniversary year so the […]

Posted 10 July 2018 | Tags: 20th anniversary, challenge, fundraising, Micklegate Soapbox, recycling