GivingHere is the latest Connect Dacorum Opportunities List for your consideration. If you can help with any of the below, have any of the items or money to pay for them, then please come back to me initially for more information.

If you have any items that are not listed below but you do not need anymore and would like to give to charity, please let me know. 

  • Gaddesden Place Riding for the Disabled needs a White Board and an office scanner/printer
  • Dacorum Heritage Trust need to clear out their Reception Bay at The Museum Store in Berkhamsted and they need some manpower. Their requirements are for 2 or 3 people to help with moderate lifting, owing to limited space we would not be able to have more than 3 at any time.  We plan to do this on a week day in June if at all possible.
  • West Herts and Bucks Sands is looking for volunteers to help maintain the Memorial Garden in Gadebridge Park. The garden is jointly run by Sands and DBC but relies on volunteers for the upkeep. Contact details are This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07583 324157. http://www.westhertsbuckssands.org.uk/memorialgarden.html
  • Sunnyside Rural Trust are looking for cooking items as they have just installed a cooker at Hemel Food Garden which will be used by their trainees.  Any pans, mixing bowls, chopping boards, knives, tea towels, utensils, baking tins, casserole dishes, aprons, oven gloves, preserving pan etc would be very welcome.
  • An Introduction to Excel Formulas & Analysing Data with Excel Pivot Tables Subsidised Workshops by Dacorum Borough Council

   Wednesday 17th June 2015, 9.30am – 12.30pm

   Wednesday 17th June 2015, 13.30pm – 16.30pm

   Maylands Business Centre, Redbourn Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7ES

   Cost:  £45+VAT each

An Introduction to Excel Formulas is designed for those delegates who want to learn how to automate their spreadsheet by the use of formulas.

Analysing Data with Excel Pivot Tables is designed for those delegates who wish to understand how to analyse and present their data more efficiently using Excel Pivot Tables.

(These workshops can be attended separately or together as they are interdependent)

To book your place, please contact 01442 531002 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • The Hospice Lottery are looking for any corporate businesses or individuals a chance to request taking a few books of ‘Superdraw’ tickets to share with colleagues, family and friends. The draw takes place on 27th June at the Tring Carnival, so all ticket stubs and money would need to be returned ideally by 20th June.  If anyone is interested, could they email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively click on the link below!  1st prize is £5,000, with 2 main runners up prizes, Champneys Essentials Spa day and afternoon tea at Waddesdon Manor buy your tickets now!