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Smile Project

The Smile Project Since January SELFA and The Dales Care Home in Draughton have been working in partnership on their new ‘Smile Project’. The inspiration behind it was the recent Channel 4 documentary, ‘Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds’, … Read more >

Morrisons Foundation Grant

Press Release                                               SELFA Receives £5000 from Morrisons Foundation The Morrisons Foundation has donated £5,000 to SELFA; a … Read more >

Celebrating Fundraising Success

Press Release Celebrating Fundraising Success Local children’s charity, SELFA, are celebrating a two-year fundraising partnership with Bowman Riley, a firm of architects, building consultants and interior designers based in Skipton. Since 2017 Bowman Riley have raised £7,432 for the charity … Read more >

SELFA’s Story: Impact Measurement

SELFA’s Story: how a small charity in Skipton embedded impact measurement – Coalition for Efficiency A great piece by Coalition for Efficiency about how SELFA and students from the University of York worked together to help our charity better measure … Read more >

New Year New Start!

                                                                              New … Read more >

SELFA Slideshow

As a friend of SELFA, we thought you might like to see a short slideshow we have made with pictures taken over the summer. During the holidays 291 children and young people attended a workshop, trip or residential. We ran … Read more >

Wear Red for SELFA Competition

Thank you to everyone who took part in our ‘Wear Red for SELFA’ design a poster competition. Well done to everyone – we had some really super entries. Here are the winning designs: First Prize – Cate Johnson Runners Up … Read more >

SELFA Awards

SELFA received TWO awards in October. We were delighted to have won the Stray FM Skipton & Beyond Awards 2018 for ‘The Best Community Project Award’ and the NYCC Community Awards 2018 for the ‘Young People Volunteering Award’. Thank you … Read more >

SELFA Summer Fun

227 children from Skipton and Craven took part in 79 different activities during SELFA’s 2018 summer programme. Activities included sports, cookery, sing and sign and visits to the fire station and trips to the beach.     One mum said that … Read more >