Scott Mead was previously homeless on the streets of LeedsScott Mead was previouslyhomeless on the streets of LeedsWe’ve secured employment for19 previously homeless peopleCase StudiesWe help people who are, or have recently beenhomeless find employmentWe help people who are,or have recently beenhomeless find employmentCan you help someonetake the next stepBecome an EmployerBecome a Fundraiser ... it’s easier than you think!Become a Fundraiser ...it’s easier than you think!Raise money and make adifference to peoples livesBecome a Fundraiser We’ve secured employment 19 previously homeless people We’ve placed 19 into training We’ve successfully referred 16 people into housing assessment Remain in meaningful employment Become an Employer Give the gift of employment Become a Fundraiser It’s easier than you think Become a Volunteer Do something incredible Latest News HomepageJoin the teamDo you have the personality and confidence to talk to decision makers in a business and, most importantly, would you like to feel that you have a difference to someone’s life? We are looking for an Events Coordinator to join our team! The Howarth Foundation is a charity based in Cleckheaton that assist the homeless, or recently re-housed in Leeds and Kirklees into meaningful employment and training. We are a small family charity and have produced some fantastic achievements, you as our Event Coordinator could be a vital part of the growth and development of the charity, taking us to that next stage! With you on board you will be helping our clients take ‘The Next Step’ back into mainstream society. The bigger we can build our team, through events raising much needed funds for The Howarth Foundation, the more impact we can have on the local community, making our reach even wider. By joining our team we would like you to meet with members of our Business Building Futures scheme to discuss fundraising initiatives and assist with putting events together. Our Business Building Futures members are businesses of all sizes and you will be meeting with owners and decision makers. As a valued member of our team we will provide you with training. We would like you to work full time but if this does not work for you then we would possibly look at a part time role, giving you flexibility. Does this sound like you: Confident, friendly and outgoing? Wants to learn new skills? Wants to make a difference? Wants to be part of a team? Are motivated by achievement? If the answer is YES then what are you waiting for call Natalie now on 01274 864999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a chat and cuppa.... Read more...We’re in London for the British Chamber Awards!We are absolutely delighted to have won the Chamber of Commerce Regional Award for Family Business of the Year! To be recognised by such a long established business organisation such as the Chamber is a real honour for us. The category itself also means a lot to us. Family businesses contributed £598bn to the UK’s GDP in 2017; that’s over a quarter of the whole UK economy in that year. We are extremely proud to be a part of that and to fly the flag for all the brilliant family businesses out there making a difference. ... Read more...£10,000 Raised to Help Place Homeless People Back into WorkAN ANNUAL fundraising event by a Cleckheaton firm has raised more than £10,000 to help place homeless and recently re-homed people back into employment. HR, employment law and health and safety consultancy Howarths raised the funds at its fifth music extravaganza at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield. The money will help support the firm’s family-run charity, The Howarth Foundation, which works with a network of businesses across Leeds and Kirklees to secure employment and training opportunities for individuals who have experienced addiction and homelessness. Founder Andy Howarth (pictured) said: “Since launching our charity in 2017, we have secured employment for nearly 20 people, placed 16 into training and referred 13 into housing assessment.” The Telegraph and Argus... Read more... Chris’ Journey Scott’s Journey James’ Journey Gavin’s Journey “Scott is a very positive member of the team and although he is still working through some of his previous experiences this has not affected or has been a concern to the business in anyway. I am delighted with Scott and proud to have taken the decision to move out of my comfort zone for the greater good.” Steve Russell Managing Director 5.0 2019-09-06T11:38:25+00:00 “Scott is a very positive member of the team and although he is still working through some of his previous experiences this has not affected or has been a concern to the business in anyway. I am delighted with Scott and proud to have taken the decision to move out of my comfort zone for the greater good.” Steve Russell Managing Director https://howarthfoundation.org.uk/testimonials/ringways/ “We have worked closely with The Howarth Foundation during Gavin’s first three months at LUFC, and following a successful review, he will become a full-time team member in 2019” Leeds United Foundation 5.0 2019-09-06T11:39:52+00:00 “We have worked closely with The Howarth Foundation during Gavin’s first three months at LUFC, and following a successful review, he will become a full-time team member in 2019” Leeds United Foundation https://howarthfoundation.org.uk/testimonials/leeds-united-foundation/ 5 2 Our Ambassador Our Wonderful Partners Natalie and I were so proud to be a part of the National Family Business Awards held at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 14th July and… we won two awards; Family Business of the Year and, for our charitable work helping the homeless and guiding them back into employment and or training, the Big Heart Award. Natalie and I are passionate about our work and genuinely don’t look for reward so it was such a shock for us to be presented with such a prestigious award in the National Arena. A big thank you to all of you who believed in us and have supported us on our journey.