Touchstone’s vision is to inspire communities and transform lives.  We are supporting the community, but we can’t do it on our own. 

Please help us stop hunger during the Covid-19 crisis by fundraising or making a donation here. Many of the people and families we support are finding it difficult or impossible to get to food banks.  They are hungry, isolated and unwell. Your support for Touchstone is never more needed #nevermoreneeded. With a £25 donation, service users who are self isolating and are very vulnerable will have an essential food

2020-04-27T09:53:02+01:0027th April 2020|Community, Food, News|

National Biscuits Day!

It seems every day is National Something-or-other Day... but when I saw this day was coming up (just weeks after National Tea Day) I knew I wanted to write about it. One of the things people often say when they start working at Touchstone is that their clothes seem to be fitting quite snugly with the curries and refreshments from training and other get togethers. The IAPT team is no

2019-05-29T11:59:31+01:0029th May 2019|Blog, Food, Friendship|

The Great Get Together in Holbeck

“We have more in common than that which divides us” Monday 25th June, 1 - 2:30pm St. Matthew’s Church, Holbeck Touchstone’s MAP+ (Migrant Access Project Plus) and Holbeck Elderly Aid in partnership Join us for the biggest international foodie fuddle in Holbeck! Come and meet your neighbours and bring a plate of something to share Raffle prizes to be won! Try food from all over the world Everyone welcome Call Touchstone: 0113 2484880 or

2020-04-17T10:58:20+01:0019th June 2018|Events, Food, News|

Healthy Eating

For BNF Healthy Eating Week, Touchstone trustee Julie Laxton offers some guidance on how to look after ourselves by choosing what we eat. Healthy eating sounds really boring, but it will help you to keep well and feel better. It can prevent some diseases in the future for example, heart disease and diabetes. What is a well balanced diet? This means eating the right foods for your body to grow,

2020-04-17T10:57:02+01:0012th June 2018|Blog, Diabetes, Food|