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UNITED’s first rapid awards bridge the digital gap

[ First published by LBHF Council on 23 November 2020]   More than £8,000 in grants has been sent to local groups responding to the winter Covid-19 lockdown, including support for volunteers supplying reconditioned tablets and laptops to low-income households. The money has come from the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham, working in partnership […]

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Grants available to support London focused local groups through Lockdown 2.0

A number of grants are available this winter, including our H&F Winter Covid Fund, and through London Community Response . It is recommended that groups responding to coronavirus in the community apply today as funding is limited. The H&F Winter Covid Fund We have partnered with H&F council to offer grants of £100- £1,000 to […]

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Local media company and partner with UNITED to battle holiday hunger in Hammersmith & Fulham

Hours before the half term was set to begin, UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham received a call from Immediate Media of Brook Green. The team wanted to use their unused site café to prepare extra meals for those who had fallen through the gaps. The pair set to work and have reached a total of […]

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Hammersmith BID and UNITED continue fundraising for Homeless Community

UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham is delighted to continue supporting Hammersmith BID’s Small Tap Big Change initiative, aiming to combat challenges associated with homelessness exclusively in the borough.   Despite some success in housing people on the edge, London’s homelessness crisis has deepened since the beginning of COVID-19. Money will be raised online and by […]

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Vacancies for a Community Grants Officer and Trustees

We are interested in hearing from people from diverse communities, who reflect our local area. We are also keen to hear from first time Trustees. Volunteer Trustee Role Description Community Grants Officer Job Description

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Black Lives Matter at UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham

Recent events in the USA have put a much needed spotlight on global racial injustice, and shown that ethnicity can literally be a matter of life and death. We at UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham have set out a series of actions to play a stronger part in eliminating inequality and prejudice every day.   […]

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UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Issue First Ever Annual Impact Report

As we release our first ever Annual Impact Report (March 2019-20) we are incredibly proud of our achievements. We have had to flex, change and be responsive with the times and have big plans to continue a long way. A full pdf copy is available for download here.

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Coronavirus charity fund hits the magic £100,000 mark

[First printed by LBHF Council on 16 July, 2020] A sponsored bike ride has helped local charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham reach £100,000 in grant awards to local frontline projects working to support residents in need during the pandemic. Engineering manager Jack Upcraft recruited a dozen cyclists to take part in a 245-mile stationary […]

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245-mile bike ride raises almost £3,000 for Community Coronavirus Fund

Jack Upcraft, local Engineering Manager, organised more than a dozen cyclists participating on stationary bikes and raised almost £3,000 for UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham’s Community Coronavirus Fund.   Andy Slaughter MP for Hammersmith & Fulham, and Patron of UNITED, celebrated the succes:   “What a fantastic achievement by Jack, Smart and 245 Hammersmith, rallying so […]

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The City Bridge Trust awards £180,000 for the development of UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham

  The City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, has awarded £180,000 to Hammersmith United Charities for the development of UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham as a place-based giving scheme in the diverse London borough. The project links those who want to support the community with local causes in-need that will best […]

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Thirteen more local projects benefit from COVID-19 grants

[As published by LBHF Council] Another 13 projects have been awarded grants from the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham, working with Hammersmith & Fulham Council. The grants, made possible by the generosity of the public and local firms, will support frontline community activities to help residents in need during the coronavirus pandemic. But more help is […]

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130,000 people have been helped by charity drive

[As published by LBHF Council] As the grant distribution programme from the UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham charity enters its 10th week, it has made a difference to more than 130,000 people. Working together with H&F Council, the Hammersmith-based charity has been making fuss-free awards to frontline community groups supporting residents during the pandemic. This […]

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UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham pass almost £50,000 to local groups responding to coronavirus

[As published by LBHF Council] Almost £50,000 in donations has now been passed to groups helping the response to the coronavirus outbreak, thanks to the generosity of donors. New recipients of cash grants from UNITED in Hammersmith and Fulham, working with Hammersmith & Fulham Council, include a young carers’ support group and a project addressing […]

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Small tap, big change second quarter sees over £6,000 in donations

In its second quarter of operation (22 January– 21 April 2020), Hammersmith BID’s Small tap, big change campaign to help the homeless in Hammersmith & Fulham has received just over £6,300 for distribution to its partner charities. UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham is the charity partner, administering gifts. Small tap, big change has 15 registered […]

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Community groups get an extra £6,000 in coronavirus fight

[As published by LBHF Council] Thanks to the generosity of H&F residents and businesses, further grants have been made to support community groups in their efforts to get help to where it is most needed. More than £6,000 has been channelled to frontline organisations by the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham in partnership with […]

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More community groups receive donations from UNITED in Hammrsmith & Fulham Coronavirus Response Appeal

[Pubished 21 April 2020, by LBHF Council] Another dozen community groups have benefited from emergency grants to help those on the frontline fight the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. Thanks to a surge in generous donations and the support of H&F Council, a further £10,085 has been distributed this week by local charity UNITED in […]

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1,000 Freelance Hours Made Available to Local Charities Seeking Professionals During Coronavirus Emergency

[16 April, 2020] UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham is delighted to share that Blume are offering 1,000 hours of free support to help local charities deal with the consequences of Coronavirus.  Experienced Charity Accountants, HR professionals, Fundraisers, Copywriters, and Office Administrators are all on hand to support you with pressing tasks including: Redoing your budgets […]

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Fever-Tree Gives £10,000 to UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham’s Coronavirus Response Appeal

[London, 15 April, 2020] Fever-Tree, the global premium mixer brand and one of London’s most distinguishable companies, is joining in the local fight against coronavirus.   The Company, whose head office is located in Brook Green, Hammersmith, has donated £10,000 to the UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Community Coronavirus (Covid-19) Response Appeal.   The fund […]

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Humans of Hammersmith & Fulham: Coronavirus Edition

By Savraj Kaur, Executive Director 2020 kicked off to a positive start with the first installation of ‘Humans of Hammersmith & Fulham’ touring exhibition at our first venue, the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith. It included a launch party, hosted by UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham patron Lord Dubs, accompanied by laughter, flowing drinks and emotional exchanges. […]

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Another £8,000 awarded to local groups helping coronavirus response

Original post on LBHF Council website As the community pulls together to fight the coronavirus, eight more local groups have been awarded grants to help them respond to urgent need. An additional £7,800 has been paid by Hammersmith & Fulham Council and the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham in a second batch of funding […]

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