Press Releases

SmartMove can boast many successes over the years and below is a selection of writings, local press cuttings about the organisation.  Press releases from our flagship Come Dine with Me Fundraiser can be found here.

Recent stories from the Halifax Evening Courier:


10K Donation to SmartMove

Charity receives donation (from Screwfix)

Grant will be an asset to Calderdale SmartMove (from Morrisons Foundation)

A Sleep Out at the Shay for Charity

Community Spirit Awards 2015: Volunteers at heart of charity -Charity of the Year Award


Have a ball at Smartmove's beach party

Have a ball at beach party

Easter walk raises £2,000 for Smartmove

Easter walk in aid of Smartmove

A rooting tooting time for SmartMove

Charity Secures Funding

Homeless fed for a year by children

You can make a difference - Rotary Club and Halifax Courier Shoebox appeal

Bank Some Cash for Calderdale SmartMove

Calderdale rated 12th highest in country for empty properties

£3000 Boost for SmartMove

Culinary Success charity campaign

Generous Readers Make Big Difference

SmartMove to Help the Homeless

Success served up in Culinary Campaign

SmartMove gets the Public Vote to Win £5K

Generous Business donates food tins

Fill a shoebox this Christmas for charities like SmartMove

Voting lines open to support two Calderdale charities’ cash bid

Charity helps equip homes for the needy

Gifts pour in for charity

Homeless charity appeals for new furniture to build up its stock levels

Hand over that Christmas jumper you’ll never wear

£25,000 boost for homeless

 Smartmove in the spotlight

Charity is battling on to help others

 Stories from other sources:

UK Fundraising - Maiden Voyage, Oulten Hall & Calderdale Smartmove

Lindley Adams Local Involvement

Warm Homes, Healthy People helps 1800 in Calderdale

Research into Homelessness  - Government Research using Calderdale SmartMove and others:

Rethinking multiple exclusion homelessness: Implications for workforce development and interprofessional practice and summary of findings (pdf documents)