News / Events
Is Compassion an Oudated Concept?
By guest blogger: Julian Hillman, United Trustee Active compassion seems to be approved, nay required, across all the major religions. In both Islam and Christianity great emphasis is placed upon the giving of alms. “Giving alms, or Zakah, to the poor is the third pillar of Islam”*. The Good Samaritan parable in St. Luke’s […]
Knitting Club with Mary
An Interview with Julie Cavanagh, Manager at SEAPIA by Lesia Parno-Kyryienko “At the age of eight, I arrived at Sands End on its opening day and I’m still here 49 years later as Manager! It started as a local mothers’ initiative, run by those who were looking for a place for their children to play […]
Council Support at Warmer Together Launch
Our ‘Warmer Together’ campaign, the first of its kind in the borough, launch event was supported by H&F Council. It brings together local residents and businesses to support projects that help to combat loneliness, get older people active or help ensure they are eating well through the cold months. The campaign is inviting the whole […]
UNITED Launches Local Philanthropic Drive
UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham has commenced a local philanthropic drive for its new campaign ‘Warmer Together‘. Moneys raised over the winter months will go towards to local community activities making the cold season more cheerful for in-need older people in the borough. Of the 19,000 residents aged over 65 in Hammersmith and Fulham, over half have a long-term […]
Over two hundred people gathered together on a wonderful sunny afternoon at St Paul’s Church in the heart of Hammersmith to celebrate the 400th anniversary of our founding charity Hammersmith United Charities. Rev Simon Downham, former HUC trustee welcomed us to the church and reminded us all about the rich history of the borough, its […]
We were at the Parsons Green Fair!
We were at the Parsons Green Fair last Saturday and had the best time! Thanks a lot to everyone who visited our stall (including the Mayor Cllr Daryl Brown!), and took part in our contests telling us what makes a good neighbour for a chance to win some amazing prizes (tickets to the Lyric Theatre, […]
We were at the Unity Day which brought together local community in Hammersmith and Fulham for a day of joy, live music, dance and food. It started with a March against Racism led by our new Mayor Cllr Daryl Brown and followed with a wonderful celebration of diversity and richness of talent at Ravenscourt Park. […]
UNITED Pub Quiz
We had a great fun at the Queen Adelaide pub in Shepherd’s Bush at our first fundraising event! Allan Connolly, a pub quiz guru, made us scratch our heads over who starred in what films, what tune is that or which football team won which match. He tested our local knowledge on when the Olympics […]