Wheel Appeal

I’m not sure if every cloud has a silver lining, but this one certainly did! 10 weeks after our Joanna Caddy van was written off, we took delivery of this fabulous vehicle. Huge gratitude to our generous supporters, with special mention to Leeds Rotary Club and The Clothworkers’ Foundation for their grant. Every day this … Read more

New group for new growth

In June we launched our first ever ‘Step Up’ group. Meeting up weekly at Joanna House, the select few are engaging with their recovery in creative ways. Together the women have set their own goals, are sharing their experiences reflectively, learning together and undertaking therapeutic activities with input from staff with occupational therapy expertise and … Read more

“Together we can do great things” – Mother Theresa

We are looking forward to the day we can take this notice off our door and fully reopen our Sanctuary. We are however pleased that for the past year we have managed to continue face to face frontline working, albeit in an adapted way. In fact, we have been able to have contact with more … Read more

265km Challenge

  On the 24th-25th October 2020 White Rose Rotary members are aiming to complete over 265km collectively, through walking, swimming, cycling, running, paragliding and even rollerblading. This will be the equivalent distance of completing: Peru’s Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, Europe’s Mont Blanc and the UK’s Three Peaks Trek! This is all … Read more

Thankful for Finances

You wait for ages…then 2 come along at once! Throughout the Covid-19 period we have persevered with numerous grant applications and are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded two. Funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund, has helped us to redesign our service as it is … Read more

Is Joanna Project still open?

In response to the current Covid-19 crisis, Joanna Project remains open to support women with multiple disadvantages who are in need. We have closed our sanctuary drop-in, in accordance with social distancing guidance. However, we are now very busy delivering supplies and medication to women in the community, helping them to receive medical and addiction … Read more

Foodbank at Joanna House

Food Glorious Food

Donations to our mini food bank at Joanna House are always welcome, particularly in the cold weather. We are so grateful to our friends at The Bridge Church, Otley and St Oswald’s, Collingham for delivering generous supplies from their recent Harvest Festival.

15 Year Celebration

A drop-in prayer event on 14th September 2019 with prayer stations, led prayers and plenty of cake as we celebrate 15 years of Joanna Project together.

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Hannah London marathon

Marathon Success

Our amazing Support Worker & Evening Outreach Coordinator Hannah completed the London Marathon in 3 hours 46 minutes, while raising funds for Joanna Project.

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