Richard Walters

The Stay at Home Band

Fundraising for Home-Start UK
Home-Start UK

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RCN 1108837
We help struggling families to give children the best start in life


Hi, we're Richard and Addy. 

We really hope you have enjoyed our song and video!

I'm a singer and a songwriter by trade, but more importantly I'm a Dad to two wonderful little girls. Like all families across the UK and beyond, we're doing our best to muddle through the current crisis. But so many are finding themselves pushed to their absolute limits by the situation. 

I wrote the song 'Hello!' with my 4-year old daughter Addy - it was a way for her to express her feelings about lockdown and send a simple message to all the friends she can't see at the moment. We asked her pals to join in and, before I knew it, my inbox was filled with voice notes and we had a choir of children all shouting 'Hello!' to each other. The Stay at Home Band was born! 

We so wanted to do something to help where we can, and that's why we're releasing this song to raise money for the UK charity Home-Start, who offer invaluable support to vulnerable families across the country.

100% of the profits from sales & streams will go to Home-Start, but if you would like to show your appreciation beyond buying the song, please consider donating via JustGiving.

Home-Start needs your help. Families are being hit hard during the crisis. Home-Starts and their volunteers across the country are working tirelessly to stay connected and provide families most in need with vital practical and emotional support.

£11 could help Home-Start provide practical goods like nappies and baby food.

£50 could help us support local Home-Starts around the country

All the income from this song, and any donations we receive will be shared between my local Home-Start in Hampshire and Home-Start UK’s Coronavirus Emergency Appeal supporting Home-Starts across the UK

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About the charity

Home-Start UK

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RCN 1108837
Home-Start is a family support charity. We help families who are reaching breaking point because of isolation, bereavement, illness, poverty, and more. Children miss out on the most important years of their life because of family crisis. With Home-Start support, their childhood can start now.

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