Touchstone wins at the Charity Awards 2021

Touchstone is delighted to announce that it has taken one of three top honours at this year’s Charity Awards for its outstanding response to the Covid-19 crisis. The Charity Awards is the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector, and this year the organisers decided to open up a special new category specifically to recognise the fantastic contribution of the charity sector in responding to the coronavirus

2021-06-11T10:21:03+01:0011th June 2021|Food, News|

As the Covid Crisis continues #TouchstoneLovesFood can continue to keep people fed and well

Through the early stages of the pandemic, generous donations from many individuals including staff members, Councillors and businesses enabled Touchstone to supply food parcels to those most in need and to use this contact to talk to people about their mental health.  We would like to thank you all for enabling this essential work to happen. In the first 25 weeks you have helped deliver 133,623 meals to 720 different

2020-10-30T14:34:09+00:0030th October 2020|Food, News, Touchstone Loves Food|

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|